How to Make Vintage Style Christmas Earrings with Red Glass Beads
Summary: If you are searching for Christmas jewelry making ideas, you shall never miss this tutorial. It will show you how to make chic vintage style lantern earrings for Christmas.
With some vintage style jewelry findings and red bicone glass beads, you can easily make these beaded Christmas earrings at home. If you want to know HOW, just follow me to check out the details!
Supplies needed to make these beaded Christmas earrings:
4mm Red Bicone Glass Beads
6mm Red Bicone Glass Beads
8mm Red Bicone Glass Beads
3mm Round Golden Acrylic Beads
0.3mm Golden Copper Wire
Flower Bead Caps
Golden Earring Hooks
Round Nose Pliers
Side Cutting Pliers
Instructions on making the beaded lantern earrings:
Step 1: Make the main lantern pattern
1st, cut a long piece of 0.3mm golden copper wire, wrap it onto a golden jumpring;
2nd, successively add two 3mm golden acrylic beads, one 4mm red bicone glass bead, one 3mm golden acrylic bead, one 6mm red bicone glass bead, one 3mm golden acrylic bead, one 4mm red bicone glass bead, and two 3mm golden acrylic beads onto the wire;
3rd, wrap the wire through another golden jumpring like picture shows;
4th, add another line of beads in the same way;
5th, keep adding beads until all ten lines of the lantern are finished, then fix the beads and cut off extra wire.
Step 2: Complete the beaded Christmas earrings
1st, respectively slide a 6mm red bicone glass bead, an 8mm red bicone glass bead, a flower bead cap, the lantern pattern, and another flower bead cap onto a golden headpin;
2nd, make a loop at the top of the headpin and add the earring hook to the loop.
These red beaded lantern earrings are very easy to make and they could give a Chinese style vibe to your Christmas holidays! Sounds really cool right? If you like them, just have a nice try!