DIY vintage jewelry- handmade earrings with pearl lantern and crystal tassel

Summary: This diy vintage jewelry tutorial will introduce you a pair of handmade earrings which are made up of mellow pink glass pearls and multi-faceted crystals.

If a long lost friend comes over to pay a visit to you, don’t you consider preparing some unique gift for her, I mean, besides the delicious meal you cook or feast you treat, something you devote yourself to do and present to meet her favors, for example, handmade earrings. Here the diy vintage jewelry project will introduce the correct way to prepare them.

Materials and tools:

10mm pink glass pearls

6mm Czech glass beads bicone  302_6mm101

Iron earring hooks  J079J-S

Tibetan style bead caps

Silvery iron chain

Head pins

Eye pins

Round nose plier

Flat nose plier

Wire cutter


Step 1: prepare pearl lantern and crystal focals

1st, thread a Tibetan finding, a pink pearl and another Tibetan finding onto eye pin;

2nd, make a simple loop; and the pearl lantern is done;

3rd, thread a Czech glass onto a head pin and wrap a loop above; the crystal focal is finished.

4th, repeat to make sufficient crystal focals.

Step 2: make crystal tassel

Attach crystal focals to a piece of 7cm iron chain, and the tassel is done.

Step 3: attach whole dangle to earring hook

1st, open an eye of pearl lantern with plier, hook crystal tassel on and close the eye;

2nd, attach the whole dangle to earring hook.

So the finalized earrings are like this:

Diy vintage jewelry, as you can see, is an easy job, as after referring to traditional jewelry pieces, you will soon get the idea of how to design a similar but completely different one; and only if having the general knowledge of past-time trend, you will diy handmade earrings in more amazing patterns.

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