Pink Pearly Girl Earrings

earrings measure 1.25” long

earrings measure 1.25” long

Pale pink pearls combined with eight silver rings provide clean lines for these very feminine earrings.  Simple and quick to assemble, easy on the wallet, and easy on the eyes.  Make them in less than a half hour. This is a great project for using up leftover beads and pearls.

 

Directions

step 1 - Slip a headpin wire into the pearl.

step 1 - Slip a headpin wire into the pearl.

step 2 - With you fingers, bend the wire across the top of the pearl into a 90 degree angle.

step 2 - With you fingers, bend the wire across the top of the pearl into a 90 degree angle.

step 3 - Use round nose pliers to bend the wire into a loop.

step 3 - Use round nose pliers to bend the wire into a loop.

step 4 - Use wire cutters to remove all but enough wire to create a round loop.

step 4 - Use wire cutters to remove all but enough wire to create a round loop.

step 5 - Using flat nose pliers, grasp the loop and bend the open end toward the pearl to form the closed loop.  

step 5 - Using flat nose pliers, grasp the loop and bend the open end toward the pearl to form the closed loop.

 

step 6 - Connect three 7mm jump rings to the loop.

step 6 - Connect three 7mm jump rings to the loop.

step 7 - Connect two 7mm jump rings to the set of three.

step 7 - Connect two 7mm jump rings to the set of three.

step 8 - Connect a 5mm jump ring to the previous two and attach a 7mm jump ring to it.

step 8 - Connect a 5mm jump ring to the previous two and attach a 7mm jump ring to it.

step 9 - Open the 5mm jump ring and attach the one inch silver ring.  Complete the earrings by attaching an earring wire.

step 9 - Open the 5mm jump ring and attach the one inch silver ring.  Complete the earrings by attaching an earring wire.



Supplies

At Amazon

  •  two 8 mm pearls
  •  twelve 7mm 18 or 20 gauge jump rings
  •  two 5mm 18 or 20 gauge jump rings
  •  two head pin wires 21 gauge
  •  jewelry pliers and cutters

At Michaels

  •  two 1 inch closed silver rings from Bead Landing

 


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