Costume Jewelry Design- Making DIY Fairy Forest Mushroom Earrings with Glass Seed Beads
Summary: This is a pictorial instruction on how wo make a pair of mushroom earrings out of glass seed beads. I hope you guys will love it!
These beautiful mushroom jewelry pieces are little souvenirs from the heart of a hidden, forgotten world full of fantasy and peace. Make yourself a pair of really extraordinary mushrrom earrings that catch the spirit of fairytales in a beautiful material way and make it possible to share them with others.
Materials for making mushroom earrings:
1) 32pcs. Glass Seed Beads, frosted, green
2) Some Glass Seed Beads, frosted, different colors
3) 2pcs. Filigree Metal Findings, bronze color
4) 2pcs. Lampwork Mushrooms, orange
5) 24pcs. Ball Head Pins, bronze color
6) 1m Nylon Wire, clear
7) 2pcs. Head Pin, bronze color
8) 2pcs. Earhooks, bronze color
Tools for making mushroom earrings:
1) Beading Needle
3) Round Nose Plier
4) Flat Nose Plier
5) Side Cutting Plier
6) Glue Gun with fitting Glue Stick
Instructions on making mushroom earrings:
Step 1: take the beading needle and the nylon wire and start sewing the green seed beads on the filigree metal finding as shown on the picture. 16 seed beads each finding. (pic 3)
Step 2: this should be your result. (pic 4)
Step 3: take the ball headpins and the different colored seed beads. String the beads onto the ball headpins. Assemble some with 4, some with 3, some with 2 and one with one bead to make them as different as possible. Now cut the pins about one centimeter above the beads and form a little loop with the round nose plier. (pic 5)
Step 4: stick the headpins through the lampwork mushrooms, cut the pins about one centimeter above the mushroom and again form a loop with the round nose plier. (pic 6)
Step 5: finish the mushroom earrings (pic 7)
1st, now add the earhook to the loop you’ve just made and glue the mushroom onto the middle of the filigree metal finding by using the glue gun.
2nd, the final step is to add the ball headpins with the beads on them to all 12 gaps at the edges of the filigree metal finding. Place them randomly to get a nice effect.
Great! You have crafted a pair of fancy, funky, fantasy mushroom earrings. They are cute, creative and crazy! Wear this mushroom jewelry and have fun!