Nicole's Bead Shop Quatrefoil Earrings

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by Nicole's Bead Shop Design Team

Nicole's Bead Shop Quatrefoil Earrings

Mother of Pearl beads dazzle in these cool earrings!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Earrings (make 2): push a head pin through one hole in the quatrefoil Mother of Pearl bead so that the “head” is located on the inside of the quatrefoil shaped cut-out. Cut the excess head pin so that 3/8 inch remains, and use your round nose pliers to make a loop. Attach the ear wire to the loop before closing it entirely.
  • 2
    Cut five pieces of chain in the following lengths: two short pieces 1/2 inch, two medium pieces 3/4 inch, and one long piece 1 inch.
  • 3
    Push a head pin through the second hole in the quatrefoil Mother of Pearl bead so that the “head” is located on the inside of the quatrefoil shaped cut-out. Cut the excess head pin so that 3/8 inch remains, and use your round nose pliers to make a loop. Thread the five pieces of chain onto this loop before closing it entirely. The chain should be threaded onto the loop in this pattern: short/medium/long/medium/short.
  • 4
    For one earring, make five dangles using the 6 mm round Mother of Pearl beads as follows: slide a bead onto a headpin, cut the excess headpin so that 3/8 inch remains, and use your round nose pliers to make a loop. Before closing the loops entirely, attach one dangle to the end of each piece of chain to finish the earrings.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole's Bead Shop 32 mm Mother of Pearl Beads Natural 8 pc. 104800205
  • Elizabeth Ward Sweet Beads Fundamental Findings Earwire with Coil Gold 60 pc. 104596827
  • Elizabeth Ward Sweet Beads Fundamental Findings Head Pin 35 mm x 0.5 mm Gold 104596805
  • Elizabeth Ward Sweet Beads Fundamental Findings Metal Chain Gold 72 inch 104597073
  • Elizabeth Ward Sweet Beads Fundamental Findings Head Pins 50 mm x 0.8 mm Gold 60 pc. 104596783
  • 6 mm Mother of Pearl Beads or 6 mm Round Beads of Your Choice (1 package)
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Round Nose Pliers 104584508