Earrings with Red Jasper Gemstone Hawaiian Chips, Czech Glass Druk Beads and Gold-Plated Brass Drops

STEP 1
String one 4mm round emerald green druk bead onto a gold-plated 1-inch eyepin. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutterss, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a round emerald green druk beading link. Repeat to create twenty 4mm round emerald green druk beading links.

Repeat to create two 4mm round emerald green druk bead drops using one 4mm round emerald green druk bead and a 1-inch gold-plated headpin.
STEP 2
Using the flush-cutters, cut a 3-inch length of 24-gauge gold colored zebra wire. Thread on the red jasper chip then, using chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers, flat-nose pliers and flush-cutters, make a briolette wrapped loop to secure the bead.
STEP 3
Connect the components in the following order to the loops on the gold-plated 25mm double hoop:
  • Four 4mm round emerald green druk beading links, and one red jasper chip briolette wrapped drop to the first loop
  • Three 4mm round emerald green druk beading links, and one red jasper chip briolette wrapped drop to the second loop
  • Two 4mm round emerald green druk beading links, and one red jasper chip briolette wrapped drop to the third loop
  • One 4mm round emerald green druk beading link, and one red jasper chip briolette wrapped drop to the fourth loop
  • One 4mm round emerald green druk bead drop to the inner hoop of the double hoop
STEP 4
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open the loop on an earwire. Pass the loop through the top loop on the gold-plated 25mm double hoop. Close the loop.

Repeat Steps 3 and 4, attaching the links in the opposite order, to create the second earring in a mirror image of the first earring.

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