Vida Mas Dulce Earrings

PROJECT E876
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
These lovely earrings feature beautiful TierraCast charms and connectors. The impression jasper from Dakota Stones at the top of the earring adds just the right amount of color to the design. Note: Some findings have been discontinued since this project was made. Substitute components may appear slightly different from original photos.
Instructions

Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF, if available, may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for current availability.

By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. To make this pair of earrings, please watch the video: How to Make the Vida Mas Dulce Earrings.
  2. In the course of the video you will learn how to finish off your earring hook and add that pretty Dakota Stone, how to create a simple wire loop and how to open and close jump rings.
  3. Enjoy!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • FEA-9963 - Gun Metal Plated Unfinished Ear Wire - Add A Bead 22.5mm (20)
    Project uses 1 pair. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-1101 - Gun Metal Plated Open Jump Rings Gunmetal Plated Oval 4x3mm (100)
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SPJA-180 - Dakota Stones Gemstone Beads, Dyed Aqua Impression Jasper, Round 4mm, 8 Inch Strand
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-9655 - Antiqued Silver Plated Cable Chain 2.2mm Bulk By The Foot
    Project uses 6 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FCO-309 - TierraCast Connector Link, Flora 3-Hole Crescent 19.5x21mm, 2 Pieces, Antiqued Pewter
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-0257 - TierraCast Charm, Flora Large Teardrop 13.5x19.5mm, 1 Piece, Antiqued Pewter
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5032 - Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
  • XTL-5488 - Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Round Nose Pliers
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme Boho
Ingredients M0F1-NA3G, SPJA-180, CHA-0145, FCO-309, FJR-5295, PND-0257,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Earring Findings, Hypo-Allergenic Niobium French Hooks 22mm / 20 Gauge, Matte Silver Color, by TierraCast (2 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pairs.
$2.69 / Package | SKU: M0F1-NA3G
Dakota Stones Gemstone Beads, Dyed Aqua Impression Jasper, Round 4mm (8 Inch Strand)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Strand.
$6.89 / Package | SKU: SPJA-180
Antiqued Silver Plated Cable Chain, 2x2.5mm, by Nunn Design Chain, by the Foot
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = By the Foot.
$3.37 / Package | SKU: CHA-0145
TierraCast Connector Link, Flora 3-Hole Crescent 19.5x21mm Antiqued Pewter (2 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$3.69 / Package | SKU: FCO-309
Gun Metal Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 22 Gauge (100 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$2.29 / Package | SKU: FJR-5295
TierraCast Charm, Flora Large Teardrop 13.5x19.5mm, Antiqued Pewter (1 Piece)
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.49 / Package | SKU: PND-0257
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Round Nose Pliers
$23.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-5488

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