Feather DIY Earrings

DIY JEWELRY making 

Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore
for Halcraft Collection

Materials:
Purple Earrings
22     Bead Gallery® black glass Czech dagger blue iris (16380)
76     Bead Gallery® 3mm purple iris faceted glass (15582)
01     Bead Gallery® 5mm purple iris faceted glass (15536)
06     gold tone 2” eye pins
24”   gold tone 24g wire
02     gold tone ear wires

Aqua Earrings
14     Bead Gallery® black glass Czech dagger aqua iris (16378)
20     Bead Gallery® 3mm aqua faceted glass (15595)
20”   gold tone 24g wire
02     gold tone ear wires

Green Earrings
20     Bead Gallery® black glass Czech dagger AB Iris (16375)
46     Bead Gallery® light green 3mm faceted glass (15596)
02     gold tone 2”eye pins
20”   gold tone 24g wire
02     gold tone ear wires

Tools:
Wire nippers
2 Chain nose pliers
Round nose pliers

Level of difficulty (Intermediate to advanced)

Time – Less than 45 minutes per earring pair

Instructions:
     
Purple Earrings
1.    Using 2” eye pin, string 3mm, stick, 3mm and form a simple loop.
2.    Using 2” eye pin, string 3mm, stick, 3mm, stick, 3mm and form a simple loop.
3.    Using 2” eye pin, string 3mm, stick (repeat 2 times), 3mm and form a simple loop.
4.    Cut 12” of beading wire and form a wrapped loop.
5.    String 3 – 3mm, loop from step 1, 5 – 3mm, loop from step 2, 5 – 3mm, loop from step 3, 4 – 3mm, stick, (3mm, stick) repeat 3 times, 4 – 3mm, other side of loop from step 3, 5 – 3mm, other side of loop from step 2, 5 – 3mm, other side of loop from step 1 and 3 – 3mm.
6.    Pull beads tight and wrap wire around wrapped loop. Trim end.
7.    Shape earring as needed.
8.    Using excess wire, form a wrapped loop.
9.    String 3mm, form a partial wrapped loop, string top of earring, complete wrapped loop.
10.    Attach ear wire to the top of earring.
11.    Repeat steps 1-10 for 2nd earring.

Green Earrings
1.    Using 2” eye pin, string 3mm, 3 sticks, 3mm and form a simple loop.
2.    Make a slight bend in the center of eye pin.
3.    Cut 10” of beading wire and form a wrapped loop.
4.    String 4 – 3mm, loop from step 1, 6 – 3mm, 7 sticks, 6 – 3mm, other side of loop from step 1 and 4 – 3mm.
5.    Pull beads tight and wrap wire around wrapped loop. Trim end.
6.    Shape earring as needed.
7.    Using excess wire, form a wrapped loop.
8.    String 3mm, form a partial wrapped loop, string top of earring, complete wrapped loop.
9.    Attach ear wire to the top of earring.
10.    Repeat steps 1-9 for 2nd earring.

Aqua Earrings
1.    Cut 10” of beading wire and form a wrapped loop.
2.    String 5 – 3mm, 7 sticks and 5 – 3mm.
3.    Pull beads tight and wrap wire around wrapped loop. Trim end.
4.    Shape earring as needed.
5.    Using excess wire, form a wrapped loop.
6.    String 3mm, form a partial wrapped loop, string top of earring, complete wrapped loop.
7.    Attach ear wire to the top of earring.
8.    Repeat steps 1-7 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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