Handmade Beaded Jewelry- DIY Handmade Earring in Josephine Knot Pattern

Summary: This new technique for handmade beaded jewelry is about making the Josephine knot pattern handmade earrings. It is simple to understand but needs a little of your patience to finish off.

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Materials and tools:

3mm purple glass pearls

0.3mm tiger tail wire

Crimp beads

Bead tips

Hoop earrings

Round nose plier

Flat nose plier

Wire cutter


Step 1: make Josephine knot dangles

1st, snip 2 strands of tiger tail wire measuring 30cm long, and string purple beads onto it;

2nd, make a Josephine knot with the two beaded strands;

3rd, cut off extra beaded length and collect the two ends with a crimp bead and bead tip;

4th, press down the crimp bead and close bead tip.


Step 2: finish off the beaded earrings

1st, repeat above step to finish the other dangle;

2nd, attach ear hooks to both dangles.


The final work shows as below:


Tada, the tutorial of handmade earring is done successfully! We hope that this simple tutorial can spark some awesome ideas of your own about handmade beaded jewelry making, and help you to make your own special piece. 

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