Carnival Carousel Earrings | Custom-designed Earring Project Kit Harlequin Beads and Jewelry

Carnival Carousel Earrings

by Megan Piper

Dazzle and delight in the colorful mood of the carnival with this earring kit, which was inspired by the showy detail of a glorious carousel. Rich gold findings highlight the bold tone of Swarovski tangerine and pizazz of the crystal iridescent green. The shimmery crystal iridescent green pearls catch an array of colors cast by light.

These prized earrings hang a perfect 1 1/8" from the earwires.

2 Swarovski 5mm tangerine bicones
2 Swarovski 4mm crystal iridescent green bicones
2 Swarovski 10mm crystal iridescent green pearls
4 TierraCast 4mm scalloped bead caps in antique gold
4 TierraCast 8mm oasis bead caps in antique gold
2 base metal 2 inch medium headpins in gold color
2 14k goldfill Bali style earwires

No longer available for purchase.

Instructions

step 1
Slide one 5mm tangerine bicone, one small scalloped bead cap, one large oasis bead cap, one pearl, one large bead cap, one small scalloped bead cap and one 4mm crystal iridescent green bicone on to a headpin.
step 1
step 2
With a simple wire twist, form a closed loop at the top of the stacked beads.

Watch our wire twisted loop video for a how-to demonstration by our beading expert.
step 2
step 3
Attach the earwire to the twisted wire loop.

Repeat all steps for the second earring and enjoy.
step 3

Materials List

14k goldfill Bali style earwire gold400-6418 14k goldfill Bali style earwire gold
lead free pewter 4mm scalloped bead cap antique gold94-5596-26 lead free pewter 4mm scalloped bead cap antique gold
lead free pewter 8mm oasis bead cap antique gold94-5625-26 lead free pewter 8mm oasis bead cap antique gold
Swarovski Pearl Beads 10mm round pearl (5810) iridescent green pearlescent581010IRGR Swarovski Pearl Beads 10mm round pearl (5810) iridescent green pearlescent
Swarovski Crystal Beads 5mm bicone 5328 tangerine (orange) transparent53285TANG Swarovski Crystal Beads 5mm bicone 5328 tangerine (orange) transparent
Swarovski Crystal Beads 4mm bicone 5328 crystal iridescent green transparent with finish53284CRYIRGR Swarovski Crystal Beads 4mm bicone 5328 crystal iridescent green transparent with finish

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