Christmas Present Earrings

Christmas Present Earring Project

These Christmassy earrings are quick and easy to make, the only technique you need to know is how to make a simple loop and how to open a loop.

To make these earrings you will need.

  • 2 Green Striped 9mm Lampwork Rectangle Beads
  • 2 Light Siam Swarovski 5mm Bicones
  • 2 Bow Beads (Gold Plated)
  • 2 Beaded Spacers 4mm (Gold Plated)
  • 2 Gold Plated 2 inch head pins
  • 2 Gold Plated Fish Hook Ear Wires
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire cutters

If you are not sure what any of these items are please have a look through our jewellery making glossary.


Christmas Present Earrings Step 3

Step 1

Thread one of the 4mm beaded spacers onto one of the headpins.

Christmas Present Earrings Step 2

Step 2

Then thread on:

  • 1 x Lampwork Rectangle Bead
  • 1 x 5mm Swarovski
  • 1 x Bow Bead

Trim the wire to 1cm above the top of the bow bead.

Christmas Present Earrings Step 3

Step 3

Turn a simple loop at the top.

Try to get the loop as closed as possible so that the end of it meets the wire coming out of the top of the headpin.

Christmas Present Earrings Step 4

Step 4

Carefully open the loop on the Ear Wires.

Thread on your christmas present and close the loop, the same way you opened it, using 2 pairs of pliers.

Christmas Present Earrings Step 5

Step 5

Repeat to make the other earring.