Instructionsbasicly for the earrings take four wires for each earring and bead them with the seed beads, holding the wire tight twist them to the desired twist making sure you keep the colors in order, make a loop on each end and put through the large bead and connect to the ear wires- pretty simple but time consuming- Do the same for the necklace only when you attach the loops use jump rings- take your ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Mod, Whimsical, Hipster, Retro / Vintage, Holiday, Classic, Cute, Funky
four tubes of floresent colored seed beads, 24 gauge craft wire, earring findings, metalic clasp, 4 large dia beads, 2 4mm jump rings, round nose pliers, flat nose pliers, and wire cutters
What was your inspiration?
I was attempting to work on a different set with the wrong wire when I kept looking at the colors I was using and thought wow, I think I can make the necklace like this and proceeded to make the earrings though I was not sure what it was going to be until I finished one of them. It was kind of scarey as I was not sure I would beable to finish them but my daughter loved the first one so I felt like I had to finish-
What are you most proud of?
Finishing with only a few hundred beads on the floor! :)
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Make sur eyou have lots of time and remember that just because you may not like what you have made does not mean there is not someone else out there whom will love it. Its supposed to be fun and not work- make it yours- and if you get frustrated walk away for a while and come back to it- above all have fun with it though- colors can make this pop- I used neon colors for spring but you could use brown and golds or reds and whites or blues and white- so many different colors, green and pink are also really pretty- I used pink, green, light orange and a dark orange for my colors-