How to Make Elegant Diamond-shaped Bugle Bead Earrings
Summary: If you happen to be looking for a bugle bead earring pattern, you could check out this tutorial to make a pair of diamond-shaped bugle bead earrings.
Earrings can flatter a woman’s face shape and enhance her complexion. The glass bead earrings we are going to introduce today can perfectly achieve these functions. The design of these diamond shaped dangle earrings is really fashion and cute. You can follow this tutorial to learn how to make them.
Materials and tools needed in making these bugle bead earrings:
6MM Red Faceted Bicone Glass Beads
6MM White Glass Bugle Beads
2MM Round Glass Seed Beads
3MM Light Golden Plated Acrylic Beads
5x4x1MM Wire Protector
Silver Earring Hooks
0.2MM Fishing Wires
Round Nose Plier
How to make these bugle bead earrings:
Step 1: Start to make the white bugle bead pattern
1st, cut off a piece of very long 0.2mm fishing wire, and slide a wire protector onto the middle part of the fishing wire;
2nd, cross both ends of the wire through a piece of 3mm light golden plated acrylic bead. Slide a 6mm white glass bugle bead, a light golden acrylic bead and another white glass bugle bead from each end of the wire;
3rd, cross both ends of the wire through another piece of 3mm light golden plated acrylic bead to form a diamond-shaped beaded pattern;
4th, use the same method to make another diamond-shaped beaded pattern like before.
Step 2: Finish the white bugle bead pattern
1st, tie the two ends and then cut off one of them, slide a 2mm glass seed bead, a 6mm red faceted bicone glass bead and another 2mm glass seed bead onto the wire;
2nd, cross the wire back the red faceted bicone bead and the next four beads. Slide a white bugle bead, a 3mm acrylic bead, another white bugle bead onto the wire;
3rd, cross the wire through one 3mm acrylic bead like the picture shows to form a small diamond pattern on the bottom;
4th, in this way, form another diamond pattern on the top;
5th, slide a 2mm glass seed bead, a 6mm red faceted bicone glass bead and another 2mm glass seed bead onto the wire. Then cross the wire back the red bicone bead and the next two beads to make the second small pendant.
Step 3: Finish the diamond-shaped dangle earring
1st, cross the wire through some beads, and then imitate the former process to make the third pendant;
2nd, continue to make the other two pendants;
3rd, make some knots with the wire, then cut off extra wires;
4th, attach an earring hook to the wire protector.
This is the final look of this pair of simple diy earrings.
Do you like this pair of bugle bead earrings? It won’t be hard if you want to make them by yourself. You just need to gather all the materials and perform these three easy steps. So, hope you have fun!