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Sleepy Owl Beaded Earrings Pattern

Posted by Rod Connors on 1/21/2020 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Sleepy Owl Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Sleepy Owl Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Antique Bronze Dangle Earrings
2 – Antique Bronze 2” Ball Pins
2 – Antique Bronze 3x11mm Scalloped Bead Caps
2 – Antique Bronze 7x16mm Curved 6-Leaf Bead Caps
4 – Antique Bronze 2x9mm Scalloped Bead Caps
2 – Antique Bronze 3x8mm Scalloped Bead Caps
2 – Antique Bronze 8mm Decorative Bicone Metal Beads
2 – Light Champagne AB 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones
2 – Calcite 12mm Semiprecious Rounds

Create Earrings

1. Add 1 – Antique Bronze 3x11mm Scalloped Bead Cap, 1 - Calcite 12mm Semiprecious Round and 1 – Antique Bronze 7x16mm Curved 6-Leaf Bead Cap to a ball pin.

2. Squeeze the Bead Cap around the Calcite 12mm Semiprecious Round shaping it to fit.  

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3. Add 1 - Antique Bronze 2x9mm Scalloped Bead Cap, 1 – Antique Bronze 8mm Decorative Bicone, 1 - Antique Bronze 2x9mm Scalloped Bead Cap, 1 - Antique Bronze 3x8mm Scalloped Bead Cap, and 1 - Light Champagne AB 6mm Crystal Bicone to the same ball pin.  

4. Make a 90° bend in ball pin above beads.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  Your drop should look like this:

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5. Open the loop of one of the dangle earrings (just twist it like you would a jump ring).  Add the loop of the drop and close the loop of the earring.  

6. Repeat steps 1 – 5 for the other earring.  We hope you enjoyed this beading project!

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