Chatoyancy Earrings

DIY JEWELRY making 


Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore
for Halcraft Collection

Materials:
01     Bead Gallery® crystal stone geode slice center open (14508)
06     Bead Gallery® tiger eye stone round 6mm (15247)
02     Bead Gallery® faceted natural moonstone lentil cream (14942)
02     Bead Gallery® faceted natural moonstone oval (14941)
02     Bead Gallery® faceted natural moonstone rondelle (14945)
02     Bead Gallery® faceted natural moonstone lentil white (14933)
26”   brown 4-ply waxed linen cording
02     gold tone 4mm jump ring
02     gold tone ear wires

Tools:
Wire nippers
Needle nose tweezers
Super glue

Level of difficulty (Advanced)

Time – 1 to 2 hours depending on skill level

Tip: These earrings can only be designed with a geode slice that is open in the center. Please see image on below for reference.

Instructions:

1.     Cut 2 lengths of 13” cording.
2.     Bring strands together, move up 8” from the end, string jump and form 2 simple knots.
3.    Trim short ends and dab knot with super glue.
4.    String to center of geode, use tweezers to grab cords and pull through.
5.    Separate 4-ply cording into 8 separate strands.
6.    String the following strands forming simple knots after each bead: moonstone lentil, moonstone lentil, moonstone lentil, moonstone oval, and moonstone rondelle, moonstone rondelle, 3 tiger eye 6mm. Trim long ends to desired length.
7.    Trim long ends to desired length.
8.    Attach ear wire to jump ring.
9.    Repeat steps 1-8 for 2nd earring.

Denise Yezbak Moore is a self-taught artisan. Denise has been a senior designer here at Halcraft Collection for 9 years. She loves to create jewelry with a bohemian flair. She resides in Southern California and enjoys hearing from fellow beaders.



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