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Tribalism DIY Earrings

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


Materials:
Nugget Earrings
02     Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite nugget (12398)
04     Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite round 4mm (12579)
02     Bead Gallery® black dyed agate cream Batik oval (16601)
02     3” silver tone head pin
02     silver tone ear wires

Elephant Earrings
04     Bead Gallery® reconstituted turquoise with silver space (13065)
02     Bead Gallery® black dyed agate cream Batik oval (16601)
03     Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite elephant (12356)
04     Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite round 4mm (12579)

Swirl Earrings
02     Bead Gallery® dark amber/black round disk swirl (16619)
02     Bead Gallery® large black dyed agate large oval (16604)
14     Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite round 4mm (12579)
12”   brass tone 20g wire
17”   brass tone 24g wire
02     brass tone ear wires

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

Level of difficulty (Advanced)

Time – 1 to 1 ½ hours depending on skill level

Instructions:

Nugget Earrings
1.    Using 3” head pin, string nugget, round, oval, round and form a wrapped loop.
2.    Attach ear wire to top loop.
3.    Repeat steps 1-2 for 2nd earring.

Elephant Earrings
1.    Using 3” head pin, string elephant, silver spacer, round, oval, round, round, silver spacer and form a wrapped loop.
2.    Attach ear wire to top loop.
3.    Repeat steps 1-2 for 2nd earring.

Swirl Earrings
1.    Cut 12” of 20g wire.
2.    String large disk to 4” from end of wire.
3.    Make bend up and wrap wire around top long wire.
4.    Trim short end.
5.    String large oval tube and from a wrapped loop.
6.    Cut 12” of 24g wire.
7.    Wrap wire between lentil and long tube 4 times.
8.    Continue to wrap wire up around long tube and then wrap around wrapped loop. Trim short end.
9.    Cut 5” of 24g wire.
10.    String 7 turquoise rounds.
11.    Wrap wire between lentil and long tube (2 times on top of beads, 2 times below beads).
12.    Trim long ends of wire.
13.    Attach ear wire to top loop.
14.    Repeat steps 1-2 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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