Crystal & Pearl Drop Earrings - Spoilt Rotten Beads

Crystal & Pearl Drop Earrings

These pretty crystal earrings were designed by Lynne and are super quick and easy to whip up, they make a lovely little gift or treat for yourself! They’re also a great place to get started if you’re new to jewellery making.

You’ll need the following (just scroll down to add everything you need to your shopping cart)

8 x 4mm Glass or Crystal Pearls

16 x 3mm Crystal Bicones

8 x 2x3mm Micro Spacers

a very small amount of 15/0 seed beads

Earring Findings (we’ve used lever back earrings and they’re a nice neat finish for these drop earrings

Fireline 6lb thread

Size 10 beading needle

Method

  • Thread your beading needle with around 50cm of beading thread and pick up 16 beads in the folloiwng order (left to right in picture)
  • Now tie a knot in your thread to bring the beads into a circle
  • Now pick up 2 15/0 seed beads, an earring finding and two more 15/0 seed beads
  • Now thread back through the micro spacer so that the earwire loop sits on top of the micro spacer bead like so
  • Now pick up a crystal briolette bead and thread back through the micro spacer one more time
  • Now knot your working thread to the tail of thread one more time and pull the knot inside a bead before trimming off your left over threads
  • Repeat for the other earring

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