DIY Coiled Bead Earrings - Simple Jewelry Making Instructions
Summary: 1 step to make coiled beads, 2 steps to hang chain fringe, and then the dainty pair of coiled bead earrings is finished in a few minutes; this is a simple jewelry making project.
I think that coiled beads are very funky and that they can be applied in many jewelry making projects; this time I want to put these chic coiled beads into an earring project and hope you will like it!
Materials and tools:
0.5mm gold copper wire
Gold eye pins
Black iron chains
8mm purple bicone beads
Iron ear hooks
2mm silvery aluminum wire
Round nose pliers
Flat nose pliers
Step 1: Make coiled beads
1st, pick a 30cm piece of copper wire and coil it around 2mm aluminum wire;
2nd, when the coiling reaches about 4cm, cut off extra wire;
3rd, the coiled bead is done, and repeat to make another one.
Step 2: Add chain fringe
1st, pick a piece of copper wire that measures about 10cm and cut 6 pieces of black chain that measure 4cm;
2nd, wrap its short tail around the long tail after sliding a purple bicone bead on it;
3rd, slide one 4cm chain on and wrap the long tail to finish it;
4th, prepare 6 chains of this kind and attach 3 of them to each coiled bead;
Step 3: finish the chic earrings
Attach ear hooks to the whole dangles.
The final look is like this:
Now this simple jewelry making tutorial is done; I love this coiled bead earrings very much; when coiling wire beads, you’d be sure its diameter is shorter than the eyelet of eye pin, avoiding the circumstance that the eye pins cannot secure the coiled beads.