Shoulder Duster Earrings

October 2020 Pretty Palette Design Challenge with Molly Schaller

beaded earrings

The Shoulder Duster 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!

2 6mm red sandalwood rounds
2 8mm opaque pink Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds
2 7x50mm Indian horn tubes
2 4x10mm Philippine wood polished grey rondelle
2 15mm yellow Philippine polished wood rounds
12” 20-gauge German style wire antique brass color
2 ear wires

Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers
Wire nippers

Level of Difficulty:

Time:  30 minutes


1. Cut a 4” piece of wire. Make a wrapped loop at one end of the wire.

2. String a red sandalwood round, an opaque pink Czech glass fire-polished faceted round, and an Indian horn tube. Make a wrapped loop.

3. Cut a 2” piece of wire. Make a large simple loop.

4. String a 15mm yellow Philippine wood round and a grey rondelle. Make a simple loop.

5. Connect the drop to the longer link and connect the longer link to an ear wire.

6. Repeat steps 1-5 to create the second earring.

7. Enjoy!

October's Pretty Palette Collection 

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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