How to Make Pearl Drop Earrings

Brass Capped Pearl Drop Earrings with Brass Beads and Red African Vinyl Beads

Order Your Beads

Choose Wire
Choose lockets
Choose Vinyl Bead Color


Time: 15 min
Skill Level: Easy

Things You'll Need

  • 24 gauge yellow brass wire
  • One pair of yellow brass colored open leverback earring findings
  • 2 Brass capped pearl drop pendants
  • Red African Vinyl beads
  • Brass colored beads
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire cutter

Step by Step Instructions

1 Cut Wire

Cut about 3.5 inches of your 24 gauge yellow brass wire with your wire cutter

2 Bend Wire

Bend the wire around your round nose pliers to form a loop

3

Slide the pendant onto the wire

Your project should look like this now

4

Take your flat nose pliers and hold the loop with those firmly

5 Wrap Wire Three Times

Wrap the wire around 3 times tightly while holding the loop with your flat nose pliers, cut off the excess wire with your wire cutters and squeeze the wire at the cut off tip so it does not stick out.

6 Slide on Bead

Slide one brass bead onto the wire

7 Add More Beads

Add three of your red vinyl beads and another brass bead

8

Take your round nose pliers and form another loop close the brass bead. Make sure there is no extra space between your beads.

9

Hold the loop with your flat nose pliers tightly while wrapping the wire around 3 times or until you have reached the brass bead. Cut off excess wire with your wire cutters and squeeze the wire at the cut off tip so it does not stick out.

10

Your project should look like this now.

11

Take your lever back open ear finding and open the attached loop just enough to attach the earring.

12

Take your earring, attach the leverback finding to the upper loop of your earring and close the loop gently.

13 Repeat!

Repeat all steps for the second earring and you are done with your project.

14 Enjoy!

Try them on and enjoy! They also look great in Silver and Turquoise.

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