As a kid, I loved to stay up for the countdown on New Year's Eve. These earrings remind me of the ball dropping as the clock struck midnight to ring in the New Year. They are fun and festive and will add sparkle and shine to your New Year's Eve - or any other night, for that matter!
Shanna Steele, Aunties Beads Designer
Tools and Materials Needed:
- Cut a piece of chain measuring about 1 and 1/4" in length.
- On a headpin, pick up a spacer bead, a pave bead, and another spacer. Make a loop. Attach the loop to one end of your sparkle chain. Wrap the wire and trim the excess.
- Open the loop on an ear wire. Attach it to the other end of the ear wire. Close the loop.
- Repeat steps 1 through 3 to complete the pair.
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Antique Copper Plated Head Pins, 2 Inch, 21 Gauge, Bag of 10 (2 pieces)
Copper French Wires, Bag of 10 (1 pair)
Round Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers