kaleho diy earrings

DESIGNED BY DENISE YEZBAK MOORE
FEATURING BEAD GALLERY® BEADS BY HALCRAFT COLLECTION 

 
Materials:
Spike Earrings
34   Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite round 4mm multipack (10095)
06   Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed reconstituted spike (13113)
02   Bead Gallery® .925 silver elongated French ear wire (17038)
12” silver tone 26g wire
16” silver tone 24g wire

Oval Crowy Earrings
08   Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite round 4mm multipack (10095)
02   Bead Gallery® dyed howlite turquoise flat oval (10992)
02   Bead Gallery® cowry shell top hole 11x15mm (16838)
02   Bead Gallery® .925 silver elongated French ear wire with ball (17037)
12” silver tone 26g wire
12” silver tone 24g wire

Coin Crowy Earrings
04   Bead Gallery® dyed reconstituted stone turquoise coin (10998)
02   Bead Gallery® cowry shell top hole 11x15mm (16838)
02   silver tone ear wires
04   silver tone 2” eye pins
02   silver tone 5mm jump rings

Tools:
Wire nippers
Round nose pliers
2 – Chain nose pliers

Level of difficulty (Intermediate)

Time – Less than 30 minutes per earring

Instructions:

Spike Earrings
1. Cut 6” of 26g wire.
2. Form 3 wrapped coils at base of ear wire.
3. String round 4mm, form 3 wrapped coils (repeat 2 times.)
4. Cut 8” of 24g wire.
5. Form a wrapped loop at one end.
6. String 6 turquoise 4mm, (spike, turquoise 4mm) repeat 2 times and 5 turquoise 4mm.
7. Form an oval and wrap wire around base of loop from step 5.
8. Attach ear wire.
9. Repeat steps 1-8 for 2nd earring.

Oval Cowry Earrings
1. Cut 6” of 26g wire.
2. Form 3 wrapped coils at base of ear wire.
3. String round 4mm, form 3 wrapped coils (repeat 2 times.)
4. Cut 6” of 24g wire.
5. String cowry shell and bend wires up (leaving 1 end of wire long.)
6. String turquoise 4mm round onto long end of wire.
7. Form 3 wrapped coils round long wire.
8. String oval and form a wrapped loop.
9. Attach ear wire.
10. Repeat steps 1-9 for 2nd earring.

Coin Cowry Earrings
1. Using 2” eye pins, string coin and form a simple loop. Repeat 1 time chain loops together.
2. Using 5mm jump ring, connect cowry shell to bottom loop.
3. Attach ear wire to top loop.
4. Repeat steps 1-3 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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