DIY Chinese Style Chandelier Earrings with Red Wire and Red Jade Beads
Summary: This project aims at tutoring you some wire wrapping way to make a pair of Chinese style red chandelier earrings with aluminum wire and jade beads.
Today I would like to show a distinctive earring pattern, that is, Chinese style red chandelier earrings. I think many of you may fancy such kind of exotic and culture-featured jewelry. I will tell you how to make the wire wrapped chandelier earrings in following part.
Necessities for the DIY chandelier earrings:
How to make chandelier earrings with wire and bead:
Step 1: Make coiled earring hooks
1st, cut a 15cm length of red aluminum wire;
2nd, leave 6cm short tail and loop the wire with round nose;
3rd, make an even wire wrapped loop with long tail and coil the rest tail with flat nose;
4th, wrap the short tail around the handle of bead reamer;
5th, cut off excess wire and flatten the end with flat nose plier;
6th, repeat to make another earring hook.
Step 2: Prepare U-shaped frames and bead dangles
1st, cut a 12cm length of red wire and wrap it around a marker;
2nd, leave 1cm tails at both ends and cut off excess wire;
3rd, loop both ends with round nose;
4th, make small loops 90 degrees against the large loop and adjust large loop into U shape;
5th, repeat to make another frame;
6th, cut a 10cm length of red wire and slide a red bead onto;
7th, crimp down one end and make a wire wrapped loop at the other end;
8th, repeat to make another bead dangle.
Step 3: Make wire wrapped dangles
1st, cut 3 pairs of red wires, which are 2cm, 3cm and 4cm, and cut another piece of red wire which is 5cm;
2nd, loop one end and bend down the other end with round nose;
3rd, prepare the rest wires;
4th, fix them onto U-shaped frame in the symmetrical order;
Step 4: Assemble the components together
1st, make two jump rings with red wire;
2nd, use them to combine U-shaped frame, bead dangle and ear hook together.
The red chandelier earrings look like this:
Now I have finished the red chandelier earrings! Red is a passionate and vivid color that can bring you great visual effect. Therefore I recommend that you utilize red or similar strong colors to embellish your handmade chandelier earrings, making them outstand among other jewelry.