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Sugar Plum Earrings

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

Learn how to make these Sugar Plum 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

14   Bead Gallery® pastel pink coated Chinese 6/0 E beads (16667)
12   Bead Gallery® gold coated Chinese 6/0 E beads (16666)
14   Bead Gallery® lavender dyed imperial jasper 5mm stone flat rectangle (12486)
02   antique brass tone ear wires
06   antique brass tone head pins
06   antique brass tone 5mm jump rings
10   antique brass tone 20g wire
70   antique brass tone 24g wire
20” antique brass tone 28g wire

Tools:
Beadalon classic nipper tool (JTNIP1)
Beadalon slim line round nose pliers (201A-014)
Beadalon 2 slim line chain nose pliers (201A-011)
Beadalon Ring Mandrel (228A-310)
Chasing hammer
Bench block

Time: 45 minutes to 1 hour depending on skill level

Level Of Difficulty: Advance

Easy To Follow DIY Instructions

1. Wire Hoop (earring blank) – Cut 5” of 20g wire.
2. Wrap wire around largest section of ring mandrel.
3. Using chain nose pliers, bend both wires up at the center of circle.
4. Trim 1st wire to ¼” and form a simple loop.
5. Trim 2nd wire to ¼” and wrap around bottom of simple loop.
6. Beads Center of Earring - Cut 9” of 24g wire.
7. Form 3 loops wrapped around left side of earring blank, and trim short end of wire.
8. String 7 pink seeds (check length to see if you need to add more or less beads), and form 3 loops wrapped around right side earring blank. Trim end of wire.
9. Repeat steps 6-8 on lavender rectangles and gold seeds.
10. Bottom Jump Ring Connectors - Check your jump rings to make sure they are closed tightly.
11. Cut 10” of 28g wire.
12. Form 3 loops wrapped around bottom of earring blank.
13. Position jump ring at bottom of blank, form 3 loops around jump ring and blank, form 4 loops wrapped around blank, position 2nd jump ring at bottom of blank, form 3 loops around jump ring and blank, form 4 loops wrapped around blank, position 3rd jump ring at bottom of blank, form 3 loops around jump ring and blank, and form 3 loops wrapped around blank. Trim ends of wire.
14. Beaded Dangles - Using 2” of 24g wire, form a partial loop; connect to 1st jump ring, and complete wrapped loop.
15. Slide gold seed and complete wrapped loop.
16. Using 2” head pin, string lavender rectangle and complete partial wrapped loop, attach to bottom of gold seed loop, and complete wrapped loop.
17. Repeat steps 14-16 on 3rd jump ring.
18. Using 2” of 24g wire, form partial loop; connect to 2nd jump ring, and complete wrapped loop.
19. Slide pink seed and complete wrapped loop.
20. Using 2” of 24g wire, form partial loop; connect to pink seed loop, and complete wrapped loop.
21. Slide gold seed, and complete wrapped loop.
22. Repeat step 16.
23. Attach ear wire to top of earring.
24. Repeat steps 1-23 for 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.