Twisting Accent Earrings

These Beadalon® Twisting Accent Earrings are so cute and fun! Get this great look in just 8 steps.

 
 

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

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Materials

  • Beadalon® Ear Wires, Lever Back – Silver-plated (1 Pair)
  • Artistic Wire Round Chain Maille Rings, 18 ga. (tarnish resistant brass (40))
  • Artistic Wire Round Chain Maille Rings, 18 ga. (silver-plated (4))
  • Artistic Wire Spiral Chain Maille Rings, 18 ga. (silver-plated)
  • Beadalon® Chain Nose Pliers
  • Beadalon® Bent Chain Nose Pliers
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Instructions

Step 1
Completely close all 40 of the 18 ga. tarnish-resistant brass Chain Maille rings, pay close attention to make sure the ends of the Chain Maille rings come completely together.

Step 2

Open one of the large silver-plated Chain Maille rings, put four of the small closed Chain Maille rings from Step 1 onto the ring, then close the large ring.

Step 3

Open one of the spiral silver-plated Chain Maille rings, insert it through two of the rings from Step 2, then add on two more of the closed rings from Step 1. Carefully close the spiral silver-plated ring. Repeat this step on the two other tarnish resistant brass rings on the large silver-plated Chain Maille ring.

Step 4

Open another large silver-plated Chain Maille ring, thread this through the bottom four rings from Step 3, then add six of the closed rings from Step 1, close the large silver-plated Chain Maille ring.

Step 5

Open one of the spiral silver-plated Chain Maille Rings, insert it through two of the rings from Step 4, then add on two more of the closed Chain Maille rings from Step 1. Carefully close the spiral silver-plated Chain Maille ring. Repeat this step two more times on the four other brass rings on the large silver-plated ring.

Step 6

Open another spiral silver-plated ring and hang onto the centre two tarnish-resistant brass Chain Maille rings, close spiral silver-plated Chain Maille ring.

Step 7

Open ring on lever back earring and add the top large silver-plated ring then close the lever back earring.

Step 8

Repeat all steps to make the matching earring.

Tips

You can add a variety of chain styles and colours to this design.

Adult supervision is required at all times.