Wire Wrapped Skull Earrings

PROJECT E847
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
These impressive earrings feature a turquoise gemstone skull bead which has been wire wrapped and suspended from a Nunn Design open frame pendant. Accenting the pendant are wire wrapped micro spacer beads. The finishing touch is a bold orange tassel hanging below the skull bead.
Instructions
Please note that these earrings are on the heavier side.
  1. By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  2. To make these earrings, please watch the video: How to Make the Wire Wrapped Skull Earrings. The video will teach you how to make this project from start to finish, including how to do the wire wrapping as well as how to suspend the skull bead and the tassel.
  3. Enjoy!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SPMA-82 - Turquoise Magnesite (Dyed) Gemstone Beads Carved Skulls 14x18mm (10)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-01107 - True2 Czech Fire Polished Glass, Faceted Micro Spacer Beads 2x3mm, 100 Pieces, Dark Bronze
    Project uses 16 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • WCR-4201 - Artistic Wire, Copper Craft Wire 24 Gauge Thick, 20 Yard Spool, Antiqued Brass
    Project uses 1 spool. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-139 - Nunn Design Open Frame Pendant, Circle 27x30mm, 1 Piece, Antiqued Gold
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • FEA-01001 - Nunn Design Earring Findings, 27mm Earwire Hooks, 1 Pair, Antiqued Gold
    Project uses 1 pair. You will need 1 package.

  • PTS-100 - Nylon Cord Pendant, Tassel with Gold Tone Open Jump Ring 30mm, 10 Pieces, Dark Orange
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-99893 - Vintaj Natural Brass 3x4mm Flat Wire Oval Cable Chain - Sold By The Foot
    Project uses 4 inches. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5032 - Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
  • XTL-5450 - Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Additional Information
Theme Halloween
Ingredients SPMA-82, BCP-01107, WCR-4201, PND-139, FEA-01001, PTS-100, CHA-99893,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

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.
Turquoise Magnesite (Dyed)  Gemstone Beads Carved Skulls 14x18mm (10)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$1.66 / Package | SKU: SPMA-82
True2 Czech Fire Polished Glass, Faceted Micro Spacer Beads 2x3mm, 100 Pieces, Dark Bronze
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$4.59 / Package | SKU: BCP-01107
Artistic Wire, Copper Craft Wire 24 Gauge Thick, 20 Yard Spool, Antiqued Brass
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$4.05 / Package | SKU: WCR-4201
Nunn Design Open Frame Pendant, Circle 27x30mm, 1 Piece, Antiqued Gold
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$5.91 / Package | SKU: PND-139
Nunn Design Earring Findings, 27mm Earwire Hooks, 1 Pair, Antiqued Gold
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pair.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: FEA-01001
Nylon Cord Pendant, Tassel with Gold Tone Open Jump Ring 30mm, 10 Pieces, Dark Orange
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$9.39 / Package | SKU: PTS-100
Vintaj Natural Brass Flat Cable Chain, 3mm, by the Foot
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = By The Foot.
$3.65 / Package | SKU: CHA-99893
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
$12.59 / Package | SKU: XTL-5032
Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
$25.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5450

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