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Coastal Catch Earrings

About this design:

These beachy styles are ready for vacay! Adorable Czech glass shells are the perfect size for embellishing earrings.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

You will need Czech glass scallops and murex shells, 1 ft of microsuede, 2 Czech glass rings, 24 gauge wire, jump rings, ear wire, 2 headpins, 2 eye pins, and rattan coin focal.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Ring & Scallop Earrings: Satr with sliding the scallop beads onto a head pins to create your bead charms. Follow the tip below to create a bead charm.
Step 2:
Cut two 2" pieces of wire and two 3" pieces of microsuede. Loop the microsuede around the Czech glass ring and create a loop.
Step 3:
Start wrapping a piece of wire around the base of the microsuede loop.
Step 4:
Trim off the excess wire and cord. Now you can open the loop on your earwire and attach the earring you made.
Step 5:
Finished earring.
Step 6:
Czech Glass Murex Shell & Rattan Earrings: I just took my round nose pliers and stuck on end through the rattan about an 1/8" down to make a clear hole for my jump ring. Slde the shell bead onto a head pin and create a loop at the top. Now you can attach your jump rings and ear wire.

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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    The new Czech shell beads will be wonderful for summer & beachy designs! I can ‘feel’ the sunshine when I look at these. Summer can’t get here soon enough–feeling weighed down with jackets & heavy sweaters, and I’m ready to pack them away! :)

  2. KelleyH
    KelleyH says:

    I love the leather in the first pair and the rattan in the second!! I’m ready for the sun and a vacation!

  3. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Fun earrings. I too cannot wait for spring and summer.

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