bead and chain earrings tutorial

Sea Opal and Pearl Beaded Earrings Tutorial – Free Bead Project

Long and slinky can describe this trendy design for beaded earrings. Sea opal glass and pearls scream summer time at the beach. these would look great with a white outfit and a tan.

You’ll need these supplies:

  • 2 – sea opal glass faceted flat teardrop beads
  • 2 – 10mm sea opal glass faceted squares
  • 2 – pearls; teal
  • 2 – pearls; light blue
  • 2 – 4mm silver rounds
  • 6 bali silver daisy spacers
  • 2″ 2mm silver chain
  • 21 or 22 gauge wire
  • 2 earwires
  • 4 head pins

You’ll need these tools:

  • Round nose pliers
  • wire cutters
  • Chain nose pliers

1.) Make an eye pin with 21 gauge wire. Bead square sea opal bead, daisy spacer, 4mm silver round bead, then loop and wrap. Repeat for the second earring.

2.) Bead a head pin with a pearl and a daisy spacer. Repeat for the remaining three pearls.

3.) Using the 21 gauge wire, wrap your sea opal glass faceted flat teardrop bead to make a pendant. Attach a light blue pearl, the chain and a teal pearl to the loop. Repeat with remaining sea opal.

4.) Attach the other end of the chain to your eyeloops.

5.) Attach top to your earwires. Enjoy your earrings.