How to Make Beaded Snowflake Earrings with Glass Beads and Pearl Seed Beads
Summary: This tutorial explains how to make a pair of beaded snowflake earrings with glass beads and pearl seed beads. Hope you like it.
Beaded snowflake patterns are frequently adopted in jewelry makings, especially in bracelets and necklaces DIY projects. There are many beaded snowflake patterns on this site, but today I will show you to make another snowflake patterns in a pair of glass and pearl beaded earrings.
Supplies in making the pearl and glass beaded snowflake earrings:
Instructions on making the pearl and glass beaded snowflake earrings:
Step 1: Make a glass bead pattern
1st, snip off a piece of 0.3mm tiger wire (about 50cm), thread one end through 3 6mm faceted glass beads and 3 2mm pearl seed beads;
2nd, thread the wire end through the first 2mm seed bead you just added and tighten;
3rd, slide a 6mm transparent glass bead to the wire, and then cross both ends through the first 6mm glass bead on the wire and tighten up.
Step 2: Make another pattern
1st, slide a 6mm transparent glass bead through each end, and then add 4 2m pearl seed beads to the right wire;
2nd, thread the right end through the first pearl seed bead you just added and tighten;
3rd, slide a 6mm transparent glass bead to the wire , then cross both wires through another 6mm glass bead again and tighten up;
4th, repeat all the procedures in step 1 and step 2 to finish the rest 4 beaded patterns to finish the snowflake design.
Step 3: Make pearl seed bead snowflake
1st, snip off a piece of 0.3mm tiger wire (about 45cm), thread it through 4 2mm pearl seed beads;
2nd, cross both ends of the tiger wire through another 2mm pearl seed bead and tighten up;
3rd, thread 9 pearl seed beads through one end of the tiger wire, then thread the wire backward through the 6th pearl seed bead you just added and tighten;
4th, thread 4 pearl seed beads through the wire, then cross and tie the wire to the first joint on the first circle pattern, and then thread through the last 2 pearl seed beads you just added;
5th, thread 4 pearl seed beads, then thread the wire backward through the first pearl seed bead you just added and tighten;
6th, thread another 4 pearl seed beads, then cross and tie the wires to the second joint on the first circle pattern and tighten up;
7th, repeat all the above steps to make the rest parts of the snowflake.
Step 4: Join the snowflake patterns
1st, snip off a piece of 25cm copper wire, then stitch the wire along the beads to join the 2 snowflake patterns;
2nd, thread the wire to a 6mm faceted glass bead on the fringe, then cross the 2 ends through a pearl seed bead;
3rd, thread each wire through a pearl seed bead, and then cross them through another seed bead;
4th, add 5 seed beads to each wire and then cross the wires through another seed bead and finally trim off the extra wires.
Step 5: Finish the beaded snowflake earrings
Attach an earring hook to finish the beaded snowflake earring and make another earring following all these steps.
Tada! Done! The final look of this glass and pearl beaded snowflake earrings is shown here!
My tutorial on how to make beaded snowflake earrings has come to the end. If you are interested, just try to make your own earrings with the materials I've listed here. Once you have grasped the beading skills in this pair of snowflake earrings DIY, then you won't think other beading crafts difficult any more.