Earrings with Chalk Turquoise Gemstone Beads, Czech Fire-Polished Glass Beads and Polyester-Covered Wire

STEP 1
String one 6mm faceted round purple and gold bead onto an eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the eyepin, creating a 6mm faceted round purple and gold beading link. Repeat to create a second 6mm faceted round purple and gold beading link.
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters cut the two 8-inch lengths of 0.7mm purple polyester covered wire.
STEP 3
String one faceted teardrop fuchsia chalk turquoise bead onto an 8-inch length of purple wire approximately 1-inch down the wire. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters, make a briolette wrapped loop.

Continue to wrap the wire around the teardrop bead approximately 1/3 of the way down the bead. Place a small amount of adhesive under the last wrap of wire to hold it in place.
STEP 4
Open the first loop on a 6mm faceted round purple and gold beading link. Pass the link through the loop on an earwire. Close the loop. Open the opposite loop on the beading link and pass it through the loop on the briolette wrapped fuchsia teardrop. Close the loop.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to create the second earring.

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