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  • kye
    kye on “SPARKILING STARS”:
    “This is a lovely set.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Dragonfly Druzy”:
    “This is a wonderful necklace! The subtle matte colors of the Druzy really lets the dragonfly…” read »

  • Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes on “Autumn spice”:
    “Love this design also Isjemz. The silver spacers really pick up the silver in the pendant.…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Autumn spice”:
    “Great design and the beads are a perfect color combination for the Tibetan pendant. Love…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Dragonfly Druzy”:
    “Beautiful soft color perfect for the amazing pendant. I don't ever remember seeing a dragonfly…” read »

  • Isjemz
    Isjemz on “Dragonfly Druzy”:
    “Thank you all so much! I purchased the dragonfly pendant at the bead and button show…” read »

  • franny
    franny on “All About the Pink”:
    “I hope your return to work went well...I luv that u made it a special occasion…” read »

  • franny
    franny on “Sleek Csilla”:
    “You can access free pattern at LB: Czech Glass/ Shop by Shape/ Czechmates/ Free Patterns.......Spring in…” read »

  • HOT HILDA
    HOT HILDA on “SPARKILING STARS”:
    “about 28 inches. beading away!…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “SPARKILING STARS”:
    “I agree with Beady, a very versatile piece for a night out. Would look great…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “Dragonfly Druzy”:
    “Love matte beads...love dragonflies...this is a wonderful combination! Druzy beads add just the right amount…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “Shamrock”:
    “I've seen wire picture holders, but how special is this one with special meaning. I…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “Fish bowl”:
    “Well, I'm impressed with your wire work, even if your daughter isn't (right now). Like…” read »

  • Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes on “Dragonfly Druzy”:
    “Isjemz - Don't think I've ever seen such a large dragonfly! Very pretty design and the…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “Turtle”:
    “How sweet is this?! I love the swirls in his shell and how you added…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “Sleek Csilla”:
    “Lovely bracelet! I really like how you used the GemDuos in this design. The…” read »

  • Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes on “SPARKILING STARS”:
    “Lovely for a night on the town.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “What do you see?”:
    “I first thought butterfly but like Pam the teeth made me look closer. It took me…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Fish bowl”:
    “This is such a cute design. Your daughter will appreciate it one day I bet.…” read »

  • Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes on “Two Hole Beads”:
    “Crystal - Thanks for your encouragement. I think you can see from the photos how I…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Turtle”:
    “Cute! Cute! Cute! Perfect for a baby's room.…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “All About the Pink”:
    “Oh, this is gorgeous! Pink is very hard for me too--but you absolutely hit a…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “New Earrings”:
    “Beautiful work! I love how you used the Czech leaves & Carnelian on the first…” read »

  • Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary on “Two Hole Beads”:
    “Beady, I'm so glad you showed them who is boss! My 2-holes 'mock' me too...and…” read »

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    Lima Andrea on “Seashell Satchel”:
    “Wow this is awesome, thank you for the wonderful comments! Tana, your satchel looks amazing, perfect…” read »

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    Lima Andrea on “Pumpkin Spice Necklace”:
    “Thank you so much for the wonderful comments!…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “SPARKILING STARS”:
    “Twinkle, twinkle sparkling stars in a very versatile design. How long is the necklace?…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Shamrock”:
    “A clever photograph holder and so appropriate for March.…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “What do you see?”:
    “Skulls and a butterfly. Hummmm? My first thought was a Mod butterfly with square…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fish bowl”:
    “Fun, fun, fun, adorable and cute! I love it! Did you use all…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Turtle”:
    “Definitely a sweet turtle and perfect for a baby's room. Love it!…” read »

  • franny
    franny on “Sleek Csilla”:
    “RNC pattern is easy to follow, simple steps & clear directions...this is a simple design. The front…” read »

  • Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes on “Two Hole Beads”:
    “Thanks Robin - Yes the vacuum is my friend also. My cat likes to sleep near…” read »

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    K Ralston on “Turtle”:
    “I love the turtle. The baby will love it too.…” read »

  • franny
    franny on “Sleek Csilla”:
    “The bracelet strap & detail is beadwoven with Toho Crystal Rose-Gold Lined 8/0 Seed Bead &…” read »

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    Melissa N on “Turtle”:
    “The turtle is about 12 inches from head to tail. Thank you so much for the…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Dragonfly Druzy”:
    “This is beautiful! I love that dragonfly on with the druzy beads.…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Shamrock”:
    “This is a really cute photo holder she could use to hold those March babies' pictures…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “What do you see?”:
    “This is a fun design. When I first saw it I thought it was a…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fish bowl”:
    “Another beautiful piece of wirework! The fishbowl is so gorgeous.…” read »

Beaded Hemp Tassel Earrings


About this design:

These earrings feel very beachy to me, like little bits of treasure that washed up on some sandy shore. This is the time of year, here in Michigan, that we all start thinking about going somewhere sunny and warm :)

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • 2 - 12" lengths of hemp
  • 2 - 12" lengths of dark hemp
  • 14 - 7" lengths of hemp
  • 2 - Czech glass large hole beads
  • 2 - Vintaj large hole faceted round 8mm beads
  • 2 - Vintaj large hole faceted round 9.5mm beads
  • 14 - 6/0 seed beads
  • 1 - pair of ear wires
  • 1 - adhesive (hypo cement)

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Gather 7 of the 7" lengths of hemp and tie together in the middle using 1 of the 12" lengths of matching hemp.
Step 2:
Make the tassel using the darker 12" length of hemp to wrap the tassel together.
Step 3:
Using the 12" hemp length from Step 1, tie on the earwire to the top of the tassel. Trim off tails leaving 8-10mm.
Step 4:
String beads onto the tassel, securing with overhand knots and a touch of adhesive. Tie additional overhand knots onto the strands that do not get strung with beads.

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2.5" tube $1.20
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Measurements: 1.4mm hole/15 gauge

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Measurements: 1.4mm hole/15 gauge

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Measurements: 1.4mm hole/15 gauge




Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    How fun are these?! I really feel your beach-theme….now, where do I find a beach in AZ? Maybe we’ll head over to CA this summer! Great idea! :)

  2. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Very cute! I actually love the background druzys!

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    They must be miniature landing lines, or whatever those boat ropes are called… Lovely color combo, love those Czech beads. I could certainly use some sun, beach or no beach, so even AZ might work, CC! ;-)

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    Just love them, so much fun :D

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    P Orr says:

    Ugly earrings.

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    bridgesp says:

    I think that are beautiful and different. Me, myself, am going to make them longer!!!!!!!!!!!!

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