Cumulus Threader Earrings Tutorial

Cumulus Threader Earrings Tutorial

Created by: Mollie Valente Designer TipsTwist a jump ring to open it extra wide.Loop the jump ring around a single pearl in the pearl ball bead.Attach the loop of an ear thread to the jump ring.Twist the jump ring closed.Repeat to make the second earring.The long 5" ear threads also allow you to wear the earrings in an asymmetrical fashion, with the pearl balls suspended at different lengths.If you have double pierced ears, the long-chain tail can be swagged back through a second piercing.You ca …
May 12th 2022 Mollie Valente
Pearls and Swirls Earrings Tutorial

Pearls and Swirls Earrings Tutorial

Created by: Rita HutchinsonDesigner TipsCreate two BRONZclay™ charms according to the manufacturer's instructions. Like most metal clays, BRONZclay must be fired in a kiln. BRONZclay shrinks approximately 20% from package to finished product. When you create your pieces, keep this in mind.Use a decorative rubber stamp or texture plate to create a design in the BRONZclay.Use the bead reamer to enlarge the holes in the pearls. Submerge the pearl in a shallow bowl of water while reaming, and work f …
Jan 21st 2022 Rita Hutchinson
Mermaid's Wand Earrings Tutorial

Mermaid's Wand Earrings Tutorial

Created by: Veronica GreenwoodDesigner TipsUsing the 26-gauge wire, make a large wrapped loop, attach the acetate stick and finish wrapping (see Jewelry Basics).Add one bead cap, one pearl and one apatite bead (optional: use a 3mm light turquoise crystal instead of the apatite) and finish with a wrapped loop. Instead of trimming the tail close, continue the wrap over the next bead.Using chain-nose pliers open the ear wire and attach your loop.Repeat for other earring.Suggested Supplies2 each #88 …
Jan 1st 2022 Veronica Greenwood
Luna Pearl Earrings Tutorial

Luna Pearl Earrings Tutorial

Created by: Summer MelaasDesigner TipsPlace 1 larimar bead, 1 bead cap, and 1 faceted pearl bead on a thin ball-end pin. Wrap it to the tail of the luna moth. New to jewelry-making? See Jewelry Basics 101 (PDF).Create a chain of 4 wire-wrapped links using 1 larimar bead per link, off the tip of the wing. (Optional: Make simple wire loops using a 1-step looper.)Repeat for other side of moth.With one larimar bead, link the ends of both larimar chains to the succulent post loop, making sure both ch …
Jan 1st 2022 Summer Melaas
Swarovski Trio of Opulent Earrings Tutorial

Swarovski Trio of Opulent Earrings Tutorial

Modified from designs created by Swarovski's Create Your Style Design Team. February 2022 update: We still have many of the baroque pearls from Swarovski's 2020 launch in stock, and they're awesome for classic earrings -- get them while you can!Designer TipsFor the dragon drop earrings, use a ball-end head pin, and add an elongated baroque crystal pearl, a 4mm crystal bead, a dragon bead, and another crystal bead. Form a simple loop, and add ear wire.New to jewelry-making? See Jewelry …
Jan 1st 2022 Swarovski Create Your Style Design Team