Beaded Grape Cluster and Ribbon Bowknot Earrings Tutorial
Summary: This tutorial is going to show you how to make grape cluster earrings with dainty orange red agate and lovely red ribbon.
Cluster earring craze are getting renewed these days, and there are lots of great ideas and designs on making such kind of beaded cluster earrings. Today learing center presents you a diy grape cluster earring tutorial.
Necessities for grape cluster earrings tutorial:
8mm natural orange red agate beads
Dark red organza ribbon
Silvery brass cross chain
Red sewwing thread
Round nose plie
r Flat nose plier
How to make grape cluster earrings with agate and ribbon:
Step 1: Make beaded grape cluster
1st, slide agate bead onto head pin and make simple loop with plier;
2nd, prepare such 7 bead dangles;
3rd, cut a piece of chain that is 5-link long;
4th, attach bead dangles onto 4 links as picture shows.
Step 2: Make ribbon bowknot
1st, cut a 12cm length of organza ribbon, and melt both ends with lighter;
2nd, fold the ribbon in half;
3rd, fold 1/3 left end to center;
4th, cross 1/3 right end over the left end and form the bowknot pattern;
5th, tighten the bowknot’s center with needle and thread;
6th, cut a short length of ribbon and hot glue it around the center;
7th, melt cutting end with lighter.
Step 3: Finish the cluster earrings
1st, remove the top link from beaded cluster;
2nd, hook it onto the back side of ribbon bow;
3rd, attach rest cluster to the link;
4th, add earring hook, and repeat above steps to make another one.
The grape cluster earrings are done!
I have finished this cluster earrings tutorial. What do you think of the cluster and bowknot combination earrings? I think they are very lovely. Frankly spearking, I am not good at making bowknot; therefoer in this turoial the ribbon bowknot is slightly weird looking.