How to Make Tribal Style Chandelier Earrings with Safety Pins and Seed Beads
Summary: Today’s tutorial will show you how to make a pair of tribal style chandelier earrings. If you are planning to make some chic earrings, you shall never miss this tutorial.
Safety pins are usually used for fastening things together, but today we’ll use them to make chandelier earrings. Sounds really cool right? Just follow me to figure out the details!
Supplies needed to make the tribal style earrings:
2mm Blue Seed Beads
2mm White Seed Beads
6mm Blue Bicone Glass Beads
0.8mm Silver Copper Wire
0.5mm Silver Copper Wire
Silver Earring Hooks
Silver Jump Rings
20mm Silver Safety Pins
Round Nose Pliers
Long Nose Pliers
Side Cutting Pliers
Instructions on how to make the safety pin earrings:
Step 1: Make the basic safety pin patterns
1st, slide two 2mm blue seed beads and five 2mm white seed beads to a safety pin like picture shows;
2nd, repeat to finish all 9 safety pin patterns in the same way;
3rd, cut a piece of 0.8mm copper wire and make a loop at one end of the wire;
4th, slide a blue seed bead onto the wire, and then respectively add 10 white seed beads and 9 safety pin patterns onto the wire, then add another blue seed bead.
Step 2: Complete the beaded safety pin pattern
1st, make a loop at the other end of the 0.8mm copper wire;
2nd, cut another piece of 0.8mm copper wire, make a loop at one end, slide a white seed bead to it, and then thread it through 10 blue bicone glass beads and the safety pin patterns like picture shows, then add another white seed bead;
3rd, make a loop at the other end of the wire.
Step 3: Make the feather decorations
1st, slide a small cluster of blue feather through a jump ring, fold the feather and fix them with 0.5mm copper wire like picture shows;
2nd, cut extra wire and make another feather dangle in the same way.
Step 4: Finish the tribal style chandelier earrings
1st, add the feather dangles to each of the bicone glass beaded wire ends;
2nd, make two beaded safety pin dangles, each with one bicone glass bead, two blue seed beads, and two white seed beads;
3rd, add the safety pin dangles to each of the seed bead wire ends;
4th, add a jump ring to the middle of the safety pin pattern and connect the jump ring to an earring hook.
Here comes the final look of the tribal style chandelier earrings:
Very creative design! And the materials are quite normal and easy to find. If you like them, you can gather the materials and make a pair at home.