Zen Earrings

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

Learn how to make these Zen Earrings by designer Denise 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 HalcraftCollection.com your online bead superstore!

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BEADS & JEWELRY MAKING SUPPLIES REQUIRED

02    Bead Gallery® brown & green dyed hexagon design crackle agate
          stone tube 11x30mm beads (20698)
28    Bead Gallery® aqua mix 6mm round Czech glass beads (14456)
08    antique brass tone head pin
04    antique brass tone eye pin
04    antique brass tone 4mm jump ring
21”  German style wire, round antique brass color, 22 gauge (180R-022)
12”  German style wire, round antique brass color, 24 gauge
02    antique brass tone ear wires

Tools:
Beadalon classic nipper tool (JTNIP1)
Beadalon slim line round nose pliers (201A-014)
Beadalon 2 slim line chain nose pliers (201A-011)

Time: Less than 45 minutes

Level Of Difficulty: Intermediate

Easy To Follow DIY Instructions

1. Cut 6” of 24g wire.
2. Using head pin, wrap wire around base of head pin 4-6 times. Trim wires. (We are doing this because the hole in the hexagon tube is large. The head pin would slide through.)
3. String hexagon tube and form a simple loop.
4. Cut 3” of 22g wire and form a wrapped loop.
5. String Czech green, Czech dark green, dangle, Czech dark green, Czech green, and form a wrapped loop. Make a slight bend at the center.
6. Using 2 ½” of 22g wire, form a partial wrapped loop, connect to loop on center dangle piece, and complete wrapped loop.
7. String Czech aqua, Czech dark green, and complete wrapped loop.
8. Repeat steps 6-7 on other side of earring.
9. Using 2 ½” of 22g wire, form a wrapped loop.
10. String Czech green, and form a wrapped loop.
11. Using 4mm jump ring, bring side loops up and attach green loop.
12. Attach ear wire to top of earring.
13. Using head pin, string Czech aqua and form a wrapped loop. Repeat 2 times. Set aside.
14. Using 4mm jump ring connect 1 Czech dangle to bottom of 4mm jump ring from step 11.
15. Using eye pin, string Czech dark green, and form a simple loop. Repeat 1 time.
16. Connect aqua dangle from step 13 to dark green loop from step 15. Repeat 1 time.
17. Open loop and attach to centerpiece loops on each side.
18. Repeat steps 1-17 for 2nd earring.

Click Here For PDF Instructions

Techniques Used In This Project:
1. How to form a simple loop.
2. How to form a wrapped loop.
3. How to open/close a jump ring.

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.