Detailed Tutorial on How to Make Wire Wrapped Chandelier Earrings with Glass Beads
Summary: Wanna make some beautiful chandelier earrings? Look here! This tutorial show you how to make a pair of wire wrapped chandelier earrings, I bet you’ll like the design!
They are so beautiful! Can’t wait to know the details? Just keep reading and let’s find out how to make these wire wrapped chandelier earrings together.
Supplies needed to make these chandelier earrings:
1.5mm Golden Aluminum Wire
0.5mm Golden Copper Wire
6mm Yellow Pearl Beads
8mm White Pearl Beads
8mm Red Crackle Glass Beads
3mm Golden Acrylic Beads
10mm Faceted Blue Glass Beads
Golden Twist Chain
Golden Earring Hooks
Round Nose Pliers
Long Nose Pliers
Side Cutting Pliers
Instructions on making this wire wrapped chandelier earrings:
Step 1: Make the basic wire wrapped pattern
1st, cut about 30cm 1.5mm aluminum wire, wrap it to the shape shown in the following picture;
2nd, pinch the outside loops with long nose pliers to make the loops flat;
3rd, wrap the 0.5mm copper wire next to the left loop, add five 3mm acrylic beads to the wire, and keep wrapping the copper wire like picture shows;
4th, add another five 3mm acrylic beads to the copper wire, wrap the wire to the right loop and wrap it back to the middle, then cut off extra wire.
Step 2: Decorate the wire pattern with beads
1st, cut a piece of 0.5mm copper wire, slide a 6mm yellow pearl bead to the wire and wrap the wire to the middle of the aluminum pattern like picture shows;
2nd, add a red crackle glass bead to the copper wire, fix them and cut off extra wire;
3rd, make two bead links with yellow pearl beads and eyepins, and make another bead link with blue glass bead, 3mm acrylic bead and headpin;
4th, add the yellow pearl bead links to each side of the outside loops.
Step 3: Complete the chandelier earrings
1st, cut two pieces of 7cm golden twist chains, add them to the yellow pearl bead links;
2nd, connect the chain ends with the blue bead link;
3rd, make a bead link with a white pearl bead and an eyepin, add the bead link to the top of the wire pattern and then add an earring hook to the bead link.
The colors of these chandelier earrings are very lively, which make the earrings are very suitable for happy holidays. If you like them, try to make a pair for your Christmas and the coming New Year!
Inspired by craft idea: http://lc.pandahall.com/craft-ideas/12328.html