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In this tutorial you will learn to make these beautiful woven earrings. The weaving sweeps its way around the oval barrel bead and swirls to a finish at the bottom to resemble a fuchsia bud. You will use three methods of weaving, making this a great project to practise or learn new weaving skills. This is a very detailed step by step guide - perfect from people wanting to move on to the next level.
This tutorial has been updated to include a variation of embellishing these delicate earrings with leaf charms and beads to create a more 3 dimentional design.
There are 51 steps for the main design and 13 steps for the embellishment variation.
28” of 20 gauge Round Soft Wire
136” of 32 gauge round soft Wire
4 4mm round silver beads
2 ½” – ¾” stone oval barrel beads
2 ear hooks – bought or handmade
2 oval jump rings – bought or handmade
2 small leaf charms (optional - for the variation)
8 3 or 4mm stone beads (optional - for the variation)
Long nose pliers
Round nose pliers
Flat nose pliers