About this project
Published

Time
Time:0h05
Difficulty
Pretty Easy
Crafts
Jewelry Making

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Clearwater, Florida, US
2007
Circle Star Necklace
Shimmering Cascades Necklace
Light And Dark Necklace
Circle Star Earrings
Easy to make... in a bunch of different ways!

You will love how simple these earrings are to make and how many variations you can make.

The hard part is picking out your beads and colors!!!



Instructions

  • How to make a pair of hoop earrings. Soft Drop Earrings - Step 1
    Step 1

    Get out your supply list and get started. A little tip when working with small lengths of beading wire: Dont cut wire until read to crimp. Just bead right onto wire. It keeps you from having to pickup beads from every imaginable place.

  • How to make a pair of hoop earrings. Soft Drop Earrings - Step 2
    Step 2

    Once you have all the beads on the way you like for one earring, cut beading wire from spool. Put both ends through the clam shell and the crimp bead.

  • How to make a pair of hoop earrings. Soft Drop Earrings - Step 3
    Step 3

    Push the clam shell down towards your bead to give you room. Using crimp pliers, crimp the crimp bead onto both wires.

  • How to make a pair of hoop earrings. Soft Drop Earrings - Step 4
    Step 4

    Use scissors to cut excess wire as close to the crimp bead as possible without disturbing the integrity of the crimped bead. i.e. don't nick or cut the crimp bead once its been fully crimped.

    Pull clam shell up around the crimp bead.

  • How to make a pair of hoop earrings. Soft Drop Earrings - Step 5
    Step 5

    Insert opening in earring hook through clam shell hook. Once inside use your roundnose pliers to close hook into circle.

    All done!

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Comments

Betty K.
Betty K. · New York, New York, US · 17 projects
these are awesome... I can't wait to give them a go!
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Lauren S.
Lauren S. · Edinburgh, Scotland, GB
neat idea with the clam shell - looks good Happy
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Wendy-Lou H.
Wendy-Lou H.
cool- i will make a few pairs 2dayHappy
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Darling Niki
Darling Niki · Clearwater, Florida, US · 20 projects
ahhh.. the clam shell is located near the crimp beads and etc in the craft store Happy sometimes it fold in half over the crimp bead or is called a crimp bead cover. It makes it nice and pretty so you don't have an ugly crimp bead bare.
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1369 projects
Very pretty, is the Clam Shell the thing in the middle?
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northernstar
northernstar · Flateyri, Westfjords, IS · 35 projects
beautiful
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Janet
Janet · 2 projects
Amazing
Where did you get the Clam Shell?
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