Luna Pearl Earrings Tutorial
Created by: Summer Melaas
Designer Tips Place 1 larimar bead, 1 bead cap, and 1 faceted pearl bead on a thin ball-end pin. Wrap it to the tail of the luna moth. New to jewelry-making? See . Jewelry Basics 101 (PDF) Create a chain of 4 wire-wrapped links using 1 larimar bead per link, off the tip of the wing. (Optional: Make simple wire loops using a 1-step looper.) Repeat for other side of moth. With one larimar bead, link the ends of both larimar chains to the succulent post loop, making sure both chain sections are nice and straight, and not twisted. Repeat for other moth. Add your choice of earring nuts to the back of the posts. Continued Below...
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1 pair #32-130-12-AS TierraCast Succulent Post Earring w/ Loop - Antiqued Silver Plated 2 each #49-965-69-AS TierraCast Luna Moth Pendant Link - Antiqued Silver Plated 1 strand (use 10 beads) #21-894-286 Larimar 4mm Faceted Round Gemstone Beads 1 strand (use 2 beads) #20-638-09-011 Larimar 4mm Faceted Round Gemstone Beads 1 dozen (use 2 caps) #43-129-AS TierraCast Antiqued Silver Plated Bead Caps, Small Leaf 1 spool (use 2 feet) #46-452-21 Artistic Wire Silver Plated Copper Jewelry Wire, 22ga, 30ft 1 hundred-pack (use 2 pieces) #37-091-20-3 Silver Plated Ball End Head Pin, Thin, 2" 1 gross (use 2 pieces) #33-014 Stainless Steel Earring Backs, Scalloped Butterfly Nut ~ or ~ 1 gross (use 2 pieces) #33-084-1 Anodized Aluminum & Bronze Earring Backs, Mechanical Grip & Flange Tools
#69-056 EURO TOOL Side Flush Cutter #69-275-09 Wubbers Bent Chain-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers #69-275-03 Wubbers Chain-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers #69-275-02 Wubbers Round-Nose Jewelry Making Pliers Optional: 1-Step Looper
Tip: If using a 1-step looper, you may need to slightly adjust each loop more tightly closed, to keep your beaded chain secure. When adjusting loops, twist them sideways, like opening and closing jump rings.
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