This tutorial takes you through step-by-step with detailed instructions and accompanying images how to create your own pair of BEAD WOVEN HOOP EARRINGS. This design is unique to each individual, with the possibilities of color combinations, wires, and beads being unlimited. The steps that are shown in the tutorial will take you through how to create the colorful bead woven hoops that show a modern look on art deco perfect for any occasion. These hoops give a new and interesting look to the basic designs, and are both attractive and comfortable for the wearers.
The earrings created within the tutorial are an example of the uniqueness and creativity of the design. The two versions displayed show both the possibilities of changing not only the color scheme with the beads but also the texture with the wire weaving.
18, 20, 24 GA Silver-plated non-tarnish wire; around 176 seed beads, Bent Flat Nose Pliers, Round Nose Pliers, Nylon Pliers, Wire Cutters; Anvil; Rubber Mallet or Hammer; Needle Files; Ruler; Round Tube (1.25 inches in diameter)
Tutorial Pages: 9
Publication Date: April 14, 2012 updated July 21, 2012
# of Steps: 21
Tutorial Hoop Details:
4.2 cm in diameter x 8 mm in width
Silver wire; Red, Yellow, Black, Blue Bead Mixture
10.3 grams in weight
3.8 cm in diameter x 8 mm in width
Silver wire; Silver, Black, White, Clear, Metallic Bead Mixture
9.0 grams in weight
Cleaning: When cleaning the hoops that you have created use a polishing cloth, and don't expose to large amounts of water.
Notes: Take off the earrings before bathing or sleeping.
The needed materials for this tutorial are shown but are a base for these individual earrings. You may need more or less of some materials for your own set of hoop earrings. The size of the beads used determines the amount of beads and wire needed to complete your hoop earrings.
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Feel free to be creative and make your own set of individual bead woven hoop earrings.
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