Beaded Chandelier Earrings

Materials:
4 x eyepins (5 cm)
2 x headpins (3 cm)
2 x hook earwires
2 x jumprings, 4 mm
2 x half round links
beads of your choice including 2 focal beads

Tools:
flat nose pliers
round nose pliers
wire cutters

Directions:

Create the hanging beaded part by threading your desired beads (combination of 4-6 mm beads making a length of 30-40 mm) onto the eye pin. Then close the loop of the eye pin.

beads on eye pin make loop at end of eyepin

Make the focal bead hanger by threading the focal bead (10 - 20 mm bead) onto a headpin

focal bead on headpin

To put it all together, open one end of the hanger and place onto the linking loop. Repeat for the other hanger. At the other end of the hangers, open a jumpring and place the two hangers plus the ear wire through jumpring, then close the jumpring.

attaching hanger onto link attaching jumpring and earwire to hangers attaching earwire to hangers

Finally, attach the focal bead loop to the bottom of the linking loop.

open focal bead loop attaching focal bead finished chandelier earring

Variations & Tips:

Vary the length of the hangers and floating bead.

Use different linking loops to create a different effect.

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Where to Purchase Supplies

Linking loops and silver plated findings can be found @ beadbiz quicksales