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Christmas Is Coming Earrings Project
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Christmas Is Coming Earrings Project
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Project Description:

Creating right angle weave beaded beads is always fun, but when you create them in Christmas colors of red, green and silver, it is just so festive! These earrings will bring lots of sparkle and pizzazz to your holidays!

Author Shanna Steele
Shanna Steele
Auntie's Beads Designer
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Instructions:


If you have never created right angle weave beaded beads, please watch the Beading with Right Angle Weave Video for a visual demonstration of this technique.
  1. Cut a piece of Supplemax measuring about 24". String a silver bicone, red bicone, silver bicone and green bicone. Center the beads on your thread. Cross over with the right thread through the last green bead added on the left.
  2. Pick up a silver and a red bicone on the left. Pick up a silver bicone on the right. Cross over with your right thread through the last red bicone added on the left.
  3. Pick up a silver and a green bicone on the left. Pick up a silver bicone on the right. Cross over with your right thread through the last green bicone added on the left.
  4. Pick up a silver and a red bicone on the left. Pick up a silver bicone on the right. Cross over with your right thread through the last red bicone added on the left.
  5. Pick up a silver bicone on the left and a silver bicone on the right. Run your left thread from left to right through the green bead at the end of the beaded strip. Run your right thread from right to left through the same bead.
  6. Weave your right thread around so it meets your left thread. Tie a square knot. Apply a dab of Hypo Cement. Run your threads through some nearby beads. Cut excess thread. 7
  7. Repeat steps 1 through 6 one more time to create the other beaded bead.
  8. On an eye pin, pick up a silver bicone, a beaded bead and another silver bicone. Make a simple loop.
  9. On a headpin, pick up a silver bicone. Make a loop. Attach it to one of the eye pin loops. Wrap the wire and trim the excess.
  10. Open a loop on an eye pin. Attach it to the loop above the beaded bead. Close the loop.
  11. Add a silver bicone. Make a simple loop. Attach this loop to the loop on the ear wire.
  12. Repeat steps 8 through 11 to complete the pair.
Tools and Materials Needed:

Chinese Crystal 4mm Bicone Bead Strand, Green Zircon (4 pieces)
Chinese Crystal 4mm Long Bicone Bead Strand, Siam (4 pieces)
Chinese Crystal 4mm Bicone Long Bead Strand, Crystal Silver Cal (24 pieces)
Silver Plate 2" Head Pins With 2mm Ball, 22 Gauge, Bag Of 10 (2 pieces)
Silver Plate 2 Inch Eye Pins, 21 Gauge, Bag of 10 (4 pieces)
Silver Filled French Wire With 3mm Ball, Bag Of 10 (1 pair)
Supplemax, .012 in, 50M WHITE (about 4 feet)
G-S Hypo Cement
Nipper Tool
Round Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers


Material and Supplies Used in This Project:
Chinese Crystal 4mm Bicone Bead Strand, Crystal Silver Cal
Chinese Crystal 4mm Bicone Bead Strand, Crystal Silver Cal
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Silver Plate 2" Head Pins With 2mm Ball, 22 Gauge, 10pc
Silver Plate 2" Head Pins With 2mm Ball, 22 Gauge, 10pc
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Silver Plate 2 Inch Eye Pins, 21 Gauge, 20pc
Silver Plate 2 Inch Eye Pins, 21 Gauge, 20pc
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Silver Filled French Wire With 3mm Ball, Pair
Silver Filled French Wire With 3mm Ball, Pair
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Supplemax, .012 in, 50M WHITE
Supplemax, .012 in, 50M WHITE
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