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Radiant Hoops

About this design:

These are simple yet funky hoops with texture from the melon beads and shimmer from the English cut beads. I love working with Czech glass!

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

You will need Czech glass Etched Crystal AB English Cut Bead 9x10mm, antique silver hoops, and Czech Glass Etched Dandelion w/ Gold Melon Round 3mm beads.


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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Use pliers to bend the hoop tip down so you can slide your beads on. I used 9 melon beads on each side of the center bead. Bend the tip back up when your finished.

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Package of 10
1-2$1.95
3-9$1.76
10+$1.56

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Measurements: 24 Gauge Wire or 0.5mm




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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Super! I love these hoops frames–I’m addicted to them. Always looking for new ideas, and I love the large crystal english cut in the center. Looks like a hunk of ice & perfect to ‘cool’ you off in the summer! :)

  2. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    I love these earrings! The icy look of the large English cut beads.

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    C McGonigle says:

    I just bought these hoops but I have a silly question. Once you bend the top and bend it back, how do you put it in your ear? Thank you

  4. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    C McGonigle, I wondered the same thing when I first got them. The ear lobe is quite flexible, so just push the tip through holding it at the right angle & wiggle it until it comes out the back side. I found it tricky to get the tip back thru the hole on the wire on the backside once its on, but with practice, it’s a breeze now. Hope this helps. :)

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    C McGonigle says:

    I feel like I am overthinking this . haha Thank you. I will play around with it!

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