Beebeecraft Tutorials on How to Make a Pair of Glass Beaded Square Drop Earrings
Today I going to show you how to make a pair of glass beaded square drop earrings. The detailed steps are listed below.
Bugle beads are frequently used in jewelry making, and they are popular because of their shaping functions. Today I chose black bugle bead, purple and transparent glass beads and gemstone bead to make this pair of glass beaded square drop earrings. Follow me to see how.
Jewelry craft supplies in making the glass beaded square drop earrings:
6mm Purple Faceted Crystal Glass Beads
4mm Transparent Crystal Glass Beads
12mm Red Gemstone Beads
25mm Black Bugle Beads
2mm Red Glass Seed Beads
Silver Earring Hooks
10x15mm Black Glass Drop Beads
0.3mm Tiger Wire
Round Nose Plier
Instructions on making the glass beaded square drop earrings:
Step 1: Make a square pattern
1st, cut a piece of 0.3mm tiger wire (about 70cm), thread it through 4 25mm black bugle beads and 3 4mm transparent glass beads alternatively, and then cross the wires through a 4mm transparent glass bead and tighten;
2nd, thread each wire through a black bugle bead and the transparent bead at the corner, then repeat this until you finish the second square pattern and tighten the wire.
Step 2: Add the last layer and transparent bead ornaments
1st, thread each wire through 2 4mm transparent glass beads and then thread through the black bugle bead respectively;
2nd, thread the wire through 2 transparent glass beads again respectively and then thread through the black bugle bead, finally tighten the wire.
Step 3: Add ornaments in the center of the square pattern
1st, combine the 2 wires, thread then through a 4mm transparent glass bead, then separate them by threading each wire through a 6mm purple glass bead and tighten up;
2nd, thread each wire through 3 purple bead and 3 red glass seed beads alternatively, and finally cross them through a purple glass bead and tighten up;
3rd, combine both wires and thread them through a 4mm transparent glass bead, then separate the wires by crossing them through the transparent glass bead in the corner of the square pattern and trim off the wire.
Step 4: Add a black glass drop dangle
1st, thread the headpin through a black glass drop bead, then twist a little loop in the end of the headpin;
2nd, hook the dangle to the bottom of the square pattern, then attach an earring hook on the top as shown.
Step 5: Add a bud for the purple glass ornament
1st, cut a short piece of tiger wire, then thread it through the 6mm purple glass bead;
2nd, thread both wires through a 12mm red gemstone bead, then cross the wires through the purple glass bead under it;
3rd, thread along the wires to make sure the bud is fixed and trim off the excessive wires in the end.
Time for the final look of this pair of beaded square drop earrings!
This pair of glass beaded square drop earrings has simple design, but unique personality. The colors red and black match perfectly, and the glass bead add bling element to highlight the charms. It’s not difficult to make this pair of earrings, so have a try!