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Easy curved crystal dangle earring –beading tutorial

Items needed

1 .Head pins -2

2.eye pins – 2

3. 4mm bicones :4 for each earring the least .(you can have more beads based on your preferred length of the curve)

4. Tear drops shaped crystals – 2

5. Bead caps – 2

6. Ear hooks – 2

 

Method

Step 1 : Take the eye pin and bead all the bicone crystals

 

 

 

 

 

Step 2 : Do not cut the eye pin yet! Once you have beaded the crystals onto the eye pin , bend the eye pin around any cylindrical object ( a white board marker or pen would be ideal) , to give a “C” shape .

 

Step 3 : Cut off the eye pin as usual and finish with loop .Make sure the loops at both ends are parallel .

 

Step 4: take the head pin , bead in the tear drop shaped crystal , bead cap. Cut off the head pin as required and finish off with  the loop

 

Step 5: Connect head pin piece and to one end of curved eye pin , Connect the ear hook at the other end of curved eye pin

Step 6 : Repeat steps 1 -5 for the second earring

 

Free bead pattern – beaded Motif

Hey guys !

Beading is so much fun and its very easy . I have uploaded  a free instruction for making beaded motif  .Hope u guys like it 🙂

 

Items list 

– 18 4 mm oval red /crimson colored glass beads

-6 green glass pearls (6mm)

-6 Orangeoval glass bead(6mm)

– Nylon beading string  . ( I have used a fairly thicker one as the beads used are big ones ,one change this according bead size /pattern and strength that is needed )

Instructions:

1 .Take 6 ,4mm oval dark pink /red glass beads(R1 -6)  and thread them in a line and tie a knot to make the basic  circle

2 .Travel back from bead 1 to bead 6 .Let the thread come out of bead 6

3. Insert a 6m green glass pearl (GP1)  ,6mm glass orange bead(O1)  and  followed by 6m green glass pearl (GP2)  again . Thread through the other end of R6 in form a loop and come out of  R1

4. Insert green glass pearl ,orange glass bead and thread through GP 1 ,R1 and come out of  R2 .

5. Similarly repeat step 4 till 6 green glass pearl has been inserted

6. Once all the 6 pearls have been threaded as above ,then pass the string through the GP2, insertOrangeglass bead (O6) and pass through the GP6 , let the thread come out of GP2 Thus finishing the whole circle.

7.Now insert one  red 4mm oval glass bead R7 ,and thread through the O1.Come out O1

8. Insert 2 more Red oval glass beads (R8 and 9) and thread through O2 .Reapeat this step till the thread comes out of O6

9. Insert the last Red oval bead and pass the thread through R7 .Continue to pass the thread once again through all the red beadd andOrangebead (1-6)

10 .Hitch stitch OR tie knot and secure the thread ends

11 .cut off the lose end of thread .

And Hola !, your own beaded motif  is ready

Click the link below to download a free beading instruction with pictures

Free bead pattern

Have fun !

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