Cherish Earrings

DESIGNED BY Denise Yezbak Moore
FEATURING BEAD GALLERY® BEADS BY HALCRAFT COLLECTION 

Learn how to make these Cherish Earrings by designer Dense Yezbak Moore featuring Bead Gallery beads by Halcraft Collection. The instructions for this beautiful Bead Gallery creation include a comprehensive list of DIY jewelry making materials and supplies from our huge inventory of beads, charms, connectors, pendants, findings, stringing materials and tools. As well as a step by step DIY jewelry making a how-to guide for creating this one of a kind statement piece. Creating beautiful jewelry is easy with Halcraft Collection.

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BEADS & JEWELRY MAKING SUPPLIES REQUIRED

10   Bead Gallery® Preciosa bicone 5mm peridot (16199)
12   Bead Gallery® Preciosa bicone 4mm peridot AB (16151)
20   Bead Gallery® Preciosa bicone 3mm Peridot (16125)
12   Bead Gallery® Preciosa bicone 5mm turquoise (16203)
12   Bead Gallery® Preciosa bicone 3mm Fuchsia AB (16104)
30   Bead Gallery® Preciosa bicone 4mm Fuchsia AB (16141)
44   Bead Gallery® Preciosa bicone 3mm orange sun AB (16105)
16” Beadalon® German style wire, round, antique brass 22g (180R-022)
04” Beadalon® German style wire, round, antique brass 20g (180R-020)
02   antique brass 8mm jump ring
22   antique brass eye pins

Tools:
Beadalon classic nipper tool (JTNIP1)
Beadalon slim line round nose pliers (201A-014)
Beadalon 2 slim line chain nose pliers (201A-011)
Chasing hammer
Small bench block
7/8” round wood mandrel

Time: 1 to 2 hours depending on skill level

Level Of Difficulty: Advanced

Easy To Follow DIY Instructions

1. Loop 1 – Using brass eye pin, string fuchsia 3mm, turquoise, peridot 4mm, fuchsia 3mm, and form a simple loop.
2. Repeat step 1 – 5 times.
3. Loop 2 – Using brass eye pin, string orange, fuchsia 4mm, peridot 5mm, orange, and form a simple loop.
4. Repeat step 3 – 4 times.
5. Connect loops 1 and 2 to 8mm jump ring in the following order – (loop 1, loop 2) repeat 4 times, and loop 1.
6. Cut 8” of 22g wire.
7. Form a simple loop at 1 end of wire. Make sure your loop is facing the side.
8. Very important… Make sure you start stringing your wire were the 2 turquoise loops (loop 1) are next to each other.
9. In step 10 you will move beads over forming a half circle.
10. String orange, loop 1, orange, fuchsia 4mm, peridot 3mm, loop 2, peridot 3mm, and fuchsia 4mm (repeat 4 times). Continue stringing orange, loop 1, orange, and form a simple loop.
11. Ear Wire – Cut 2” of 20g wire.
12. Using mandrel, form wire into a half circle.
13. Form a simple loop at 1 end of wire.
14. Place next to earring base and adjust width to fit earring.
15. Once you have established the width, bend end of wire up and trim to desired length.
16. Place ear wire on bench block and lightly hammer each side to harden wire.
17. Open loop from step 13 and attach to earring.
18. Repeat steps 1-17 to form 2nd earring.

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Denise Yezbak Moore is a self-taught artisan who loves to create anything with a bohemian flair. She specializes in one-of-a-kind jewelry designs, photography, and social media. Denise resides in Orange County, CA with her husband and two children.