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Xqdesigns is the Chief Editor behind the popular blog - www.handmade-jewelry-club.com, membership and magazine - www.diybeadingclub.com.
Xqdesigns ventured into jewelry making few years ago. Since ...

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Christmas Parol Earrings Tutorial l34

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(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Christmas Parol Earrings Tutorial l34
Christmas Parol Earrings Tutorial l34 Christmas Parol Earrings Tutorial 34
Christmas Parol Earrings Tutorial l34 Christmas Parol Earrings Tutorial 34

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Brickstitch

Pattern Description:

Parol is a Christmas ornament found in the Philippines.
They are shaped like big stars, believed to be the Star of Bethlehem which guided the 3 kings with its long tail of rays as they travel to Jerusalem to witness the birth of Christ. Hanging a Christmas Parol, signifies that Christmas season is coming.

Also called "Christmas Star," these beaded earrings is created using Brickstitch technique. Creating the earrings will help beginners and intermediate to hone Increase and Decrease Brickstitch skills as you weave the earrings into a big diamond-like or star-like shape figure. The dangling bugles served as the stars' rays.

The tutorial will show you patterns and diagrams with clear images how to create the earrings. We've also included a basic Brickstich, Increase and Decrease instruction you'll find at Appendix I & II.


  • 11/0 Opaque white seed beads
  • 11/0 Metallic Cosmos seed beads
  • 11/0 Ceylon Glacier seed beads
  • Bugle beads
  • 8 x 21ga Jump rings
  • 6 pcs Eye pins
  • 2 pcs Ear wires

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