Time Required :
15 minutes or less
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

gray and gold dangle earrings

Step 1
To make a large bead link, thread a bead onto an eye pin. Cut the wire about ½" from the top of the bead and form a simple wire loop.
 
TIP: To make a simple loop, grasp the eye pin wire between the jaws of a pair of round nose pliers. Rotate the pliers toward you, keeping a firm grip on the wire until a small loop is formed.
Step 2
For the small dangle, thread a head pin through a 6mm faceted amber bead and make a simple loop above the bead. Before closing the loop, thread on one of the loops of the large bead link, and close loop to complete the bead link dangle. 
Step 3
Repeat Steps 1 and 2 for a second bead link dangle. 
Step 4
To make the ear wires, wrap an eye pin around the narrow base of the cap on the highlighter (or the barrel of a Sharpie® marker) to form a circle. Slide off of the highlighter and shape the circle into an elongated oval with your hands. Slightly bend the wire about ¼" from end opposite the eye pin loop. Repeat with a second eye pin. Use image as a guide.
 
TIP: Make sure the loops of the eye pins are oriented in the same direction as the circle created with the eye pins. If they are not, you can adjust with the jewelry pliers.
Step 5
Slightly open the loop on an ear wire, slide on the top loop of a bead dangle, and close loop. Repeat for the second earring.
 
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    • Color: Gold
    • Size: 100
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  • Highlighter Large (or Sharpie® Marker)
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