Wear these fun crystal earrings to just about any celebration! These sparkly earrings feature two sizes of Swarovski bicone crystals combined with Japanese seed beads, all held together in a solid, self-supporting beaded bead.
Students will learn how to combine Swarovski bicone crystals and Japanese seed beads to create these entirely self-supporting beaded bead, and will then incorporate them into a pair of earrings in class. Additional variations on this design will also be discussed, including how to incorporate these beaded beads into a wide variety of other jewelry designs.
Prerequisites: Students should be comfortable working with size 15° seed beads, and should be comfortable weaving beads in tight spaces. Experience in the right angle weave technique is helpful for the completion of this project.
Skill level: Intermediate
Class length: Half day