New Beginning Earrings

January 2020 Pretty Palette Design Challenge with Molly Schaller

beaded earrings

The New Beginning Earrings are part of Molly's monthly color palette challenge! Click here for more information about how you can play along with a color-inspired bead kit from the Halcraft Collection!

New Beginning Earrings
 Designed by Molly Schaller 
Featuring Bead Gallery® beads 
Available exclusively at www.halcraftcollection.com 

Bumble Ball Earrings

Materials:  
2 3x4mm gold glass faceted cubes
4 4mm bright green iris rainbow matte plated hematine faceted pentagons
4 4mm green iris hematine squares
2 14mm clay and metal blue with ball chain rounds
4 12mm patina metal bead caps
2 eye pins
2 2” ball pins
1 pair ear wires

Tools:
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Wire nippers

Level of Difficulty: Beginner

Time:  20 minutes

Instructions:

1. Slide 1 hematine pentagon, 1 hematine square, 1 bead cap (so that it cups the large ball chain round), the ball chain round, 1 bead cap, 1 hematine square, and 1 hematine pentagon. Make a simple loop.

2. Slide 1 gold glass faceted cube onto an eye pin. Make a simple loop.

3. Connect the chain ball round loop to the gold glass faceted cube link.

4. Connect the ear wire loop to the gold glass faceted cube link.

5. Repeat steps 1-4 to create a second earring.

Enjoy!

New Day Earrings

Materials:  
2 3x4mm Montana dark blue faceted glass rondelles
2 8mm green dyed tiger eye faceted rounds
2 10x15mm green glass rice beads
2 2” ball pins
1 pair ear wires

Tools: 
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Wire nippers

Level of Difficulty:
Beginner

Time:
  10 minutes

Instructions:

1. Slide 1 green rice bead, 1 tiger eye faceted round, and 1 dark Montana blue faceted rondelle onto ball pin. Make a simple loop.

2. Connect the ear wire loop to the drop.

3. Repeat steps 1 & 2 to create a second earring.

Enjoy!

Molly Schaller is a craft industry consultant with a focus on design thinking, transmedia storytelling, and user experience design. She loves a variety of crafts; beading, knitting, and bookbinding are some of her favorites. She’s always on the lookout for new ways to express her creativity and help others learn ways to tap into their creativity as well!

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