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Earrings with Brilliant Electroplate Glass Beads

To start the long chandelier earrings, you need to prepare those tools as follows:


  • 6mm Bicone Electroplate Glass Beads
  • 2mm Iris Round Seed Beads
  • Eyepins
  • Headpins
  • Earring hooks
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Side Cutting Pliers
  • Wire Cutter Pliers


Instructions on making chandelier earrings with beads:

Step 1: String beads with eyepins and headpins.
1st, take one eyepin, string beads like: one 2mm seed bead, one 6mm purple glass bead, one 2mm seed bead, one 6mm pink glass bead, one 2mm seed bead, one 6mm purple glass bead, one 2mm seed bead, one 6mm pink glass bead and one 2mm seed bead. Keep 6mm pin at end and then make a simple loop by using pliers. 4 units are required;
2nd, similarly, take one eyepin, string beads like: one 6mm purple glass bead, one 6mm pink glass bead, one 6mm purple glass bead and one 6mm pink glass bead. Keep 6mm pin at end and make simple loop by using pliers in the same way. 2 units are required;

3rd, make beaded links and dangles for the rest part on chandelier. For a pair, 12 purple links, 6 pink links and 10 pink bead dangles are required. Then, connect the links and  dangles into 10 chains as picture shows:


1st, place the prepared elements on a flat;
      2nd, open the simple loops and then assemble them together.