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Red Plum Blossom Ballet Earrings Pattern

Posted by Rod Connors on 4/2/2020 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Red Plum Blossom Ballet Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Red Plum Blossom Ballet Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 - Antique Silver-Plated Dangle Earrings
2 - Antique Silver-Plated 11x25mm Decorative 3 Loop Connectors 
6 - Antique Silver-Plated Head Pins
6 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm 22 Gauge Jump Rings
4 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Caps
2 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles
2 - Red Plum Blossom 8x5mm Semiprecious Rondelles
6 - Crystal AB 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Beads
2 - Red Plum Blossom 4mm Semiprecious Round Beads

Create Drops

RPBBE1Crystal AB Czech Fire-Polished Drops (4 Total)  Add 1 – Crystal AB 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead to a  Head Pin.  Make a 90° bend in head pin above beads.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) hold the head pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around head pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  Repeat THREE times for all 4 drops.

RPBBE2Red Plum Blossom Rondelle Drops (2 Total) Add 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Cap, 1 - Red Plum Blossom 8x5mm Semiprecious Rondelle, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Cap, 1 - Crystal AB 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, and 1 - Red Plum Blossom 4mm Semiprecious Round Bead to a Head Pin.  Make a 90° bend in head pin above beads.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) hold the head pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around head pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  Repeat ONE time for both drops.


Create the Earrings

1. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the loop of 1 – Red Plum Blossom Rondelle Drop and the center loop of 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 11x25mm Decorative 3 Loop Connector.  Close the jump ring.

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2. Open 1 – Antique Silver Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the loop of 1 – Crystal AB Czech Fire-Polished Drop and one of the outer loops of the Antique Silver-Plated 11x25mm Decorative 3 Loop Connector you used in Step 1.  Close the jump ring.   Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the loop of 1 – Crystal AB Czech Fire-Polished Drop and the other outer loop of the Connector.  Close the jump ring.

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3. Open the loop of 1 – Antique Silver-Plated dangle earring (twist it open like you would a jump ring) and add the top loop of the Antique Silver-Plated 11x25mm Decorative 3 Loop Connector you used in the Step 1 and 2.  Close the loop.

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4. Repeat Steps 1 – 3 for the other earring.

We hope you enjoyed this beading project!  For more beads and supplies please shop on our website at www.Bead3.com.

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