4 Step Peridot Teardrop Earrings

earrings measure 2" long

earrings measure 2" long

Go green with these pretty but simple earrings in faceted, peridot, glass, tear drop beads topped by sleek metal caps and ornately textured ball beads.  This is a super fast project requiring only one wire loop on each earring.  Make them in less than a half hour.

 

Directions

step 1 -Slip a head pin wire through the glass bead followed by the silver cap, the textured ball bead, and the small silver ball bead.

step 1 -Slip a head pin wire through the glass bead followed by the silver cap, the textured ball bead, and the small silver ball bead.

step 2 - Hold the beads taut and create a 90 degree angle by bending the wire over a sharp metal edge like a ruler.

step 2 - Hold the beads taut and create a 90 degree angle by bending the wire over a sharp metal edge like a ruler.

step 3 - Create a loop in the wire by bending it over round nose pliers with your fingers.  If you don’t know how to complete the loop see the instructions in Jewelry Making Tools and Techniques.

step 3 - Create a loop in the wire by bending it over round nose pliers with your fingers.  If you don’t know how to complete the loop see the instructions in Jewelry Making Tools and Techniques.

step 4 - Open a the loop of an earring wire and connect it to your loop.

step 4 - Open a the loop of an earring wire and connect it to your loop.

 


Supplies

At Amazon

  •  wire cutters and pliers

Michael’s Store

  • 2” head pin wires - 2
  • 8mm textured bead - 2
  • 3mm silver ball bead - 2
  • 5mm silver end caps - 2
  • 15mm glass teardrop bead - 2
  • earring wires - 2

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