Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings

Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings

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These "connect-the-dots" bronze pearl earrings are so simple to make and are sure to attract attention. Keri Lee Sereika takes a twist on classic pearl earrings with this zig-zag dangle effect. Sophisticated yet fun! Try different colored pearls or beads too!


Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings


Materials:

  • Six headpins (Here I have antiqued brass)
  • Six beads of your choice (Here I have bronze pearls)
  • Pair of matching earwires
  • Round-nosed pliers
  • Chain-nosed pliers
  • Flush cutters / wire nippers

Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings



Instructions:

  1. Thread pearls onto bottom of headpins.

    Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings

     
  2. Use wire snippers to trim about 1/2 inch from top of one pair of headpins.

    Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings

     
  3. Use chain-nosed pliers to bend headpin approximately 3/8 inch from top.

    Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings

     
  4. Use round-nosed pliers to turn loop at top of headpins.

    Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings

     
  5. Thread second pair of headpins through loops. Repeat steps 2-4.

    Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings

     
  6. Repeat step 5 for final pair of headpins.

    Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings

     
  7. Use chain-nosed pliers to twist bottom of ear wire loop to open; place top of earring loop in open ear wire loop.

    Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings

     
  8. Use chain-nosed pliers to twist loop on bottom of ear wire closed.

    Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings

     
  9. And here's your final project! Enjoy!

    Connect-the-Dots Bronze Pearl Earrings
     

 

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These earrings look like they would be so hard to make but so super easy but so elegant looking. I like the unique design. So different then any earrings I have seen. I am adding these to my collection and will be making some as gifts. This tutorial is done that making these earrings should be no problem. Anyone new to this try this/

These are really cute. I definitely want to try this!

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