Summary: Special beaded earring making tutorial mainly about how to make seed bead earrings, a dangling and exquisite pair of seed bead earrings , only 4 steps (with pictures) are needed, easy-to-learn for all crafters!
Date : Aug 09, 2012
If you are about to make beaded earrings at home, there is no doubt that the seed bead earrings is the best choice. Not only the patterns of the seed bead earrings are rich, but also the various color collocation. To those who have ever tried the seed bead earrings, though the tiny seed beads are sometimes a little annoying, the only thing needed is our patience. Then, let’s just begin to this beaded earring making journey:
Materials for the seed bead earrings:
Silver Lined 8/0 Glass Seed Beads
Opaque 8/0 Glass Seed Beads
Iron Earring Hook
Stainless Steel Memory Wire
Tools for the seed bead earrings:
Side Cutting Pliers
Round Nose Plier
How to make seed bead earrings?
Step1: Make the dangling part of the seed bead earrings
While making beaded earrings, the most common pattern is undoubtedly the dangling style. In my Beading tutorial today, I adopt the green Gemstone Beads assemble with Brass Eye pins. Each one eye pin match one Gemstone Bead, then leave about 7~8mm for making another loop with the Round Nose Plier. After that you will see the following three pieces:
Step2: Main component of the seed bead earrings
Pick up the Stainless Steel Memory Wire and cut out two section, one about 60mm and another of about 100mm. next, one the shorter section, cross string the yellow seed beads, namely the Silver Lined 8/0 Glass Seed Beads and Opaque 8/0 Glass Seed Beads. To the longer branch, bead the green ones as the same way.
Step3: Assemble the above two parts for the seed bead earrings
Bent the two seed beads strands into a round shape, and then use one jump ring to connect the two “circles”.
Step4: Complete the whole beaded earring making journey
Apply one of the Gemstone Bead piece in the center of the two seed beads circles; secondly, connect the rest two pieces and apply the iron earring hook at last. So far, the whole project how to make seed bead earrings has done!
Actually, when finished making this pair seed beaded earrings, you will find that it is not as difficult as you image about how to make seed bead earrings! At last, one little tips for you: Just pay attention when handle the Stainless Steel Memory Wire, which may scratch your hands easily!
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