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Unformatted text preview: project beadwork Crystal Corona Earrings PILAR BURG advanced beginner WHAT YOU NEED • 40 bicone 4mm crystals • .5g size 11° or 15° Japanese seed beads • #12 thin beading needle • Fireline 6lb test • 1 pair French ear wires • Scissors • Round-nose pliers Finished length: 1”, not including the ear wire. Create these beautiful earrings to match the Crystal Corona pendant in the May/ June 2009 issue of Step by Step Beads. step by step beads 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Make the medallion 1. String a needle onto a 1yard length of Fireline, leaving an 8” tail. String the inside of the medallion as follows for a total of 12 beads: 1 size 11° seed, 1 crystal, 1 seed, 1 crystal, 1 seed, 1 crystal, 1 seed, 1 crystal, 1 seed, 1 crystal, 1 seed, 1 crystal (Figure 1). 1 Figure Figure 11 2 Figure 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 12 11 10 2 3 1 4 5 6 2 12 11 10 1 3 2 3 4 1 5 6 2 3 2. Tie the beads into a circle using a surgeon’s knot. Pass through the circle to exit bead 3 (Figure 2). 12 4 12 3. String 3 seeds, 1 crystal, 3 seeds, skip the next crystal in the circle and pass through the seed bead 5 (Figure 3). 1 2 39 11 47 8 10 5 2 3 6 9 7 57 8 4 8 6 7 11 9 10 8 10 9 11 10 1 11 1 Figure 2 Figure 3 6 5 Figure 1 4. Continue around the circle, repeating the bead pattern in Step 3, passing through the seed beads 7, 9, 11, 1 and exiting bead 3 (Figure 4). Figure 19 Figure 2 11 2 Figure2 2 12 12 11 10 9 8 7 3 8 7 51 9 14 15 8 7 3 1 seed, 1 crystal, 1 seed and pass through the next crystal, bead 23 (Figure 5). 5. Pass through the next 3 seeds and crystal, beads 13-16. String 2 1 12 3 4 1 4 2 44 12 11 3710 3 1 13 2 Figure 3 3 3 16 4 6. Continue around the circle, repeating the bead pattern in Step 5, passing through beads 30, 37, 44, 51, and exiting bead (crystal) 11 16 (Figure 6). 1 2 7. Pass back through outer circle of beads created in Steps 53and 4 11 5 4 12 6 5 5 4 5 9 12 6 7 30 5 23 10 11 7 6 10 Figure 3 9 6 8 6 7 5 Figure 4 10 8 6 to tighten the circle, exiting crystal bead 51. Do 9 pull too snug not 7 8 or the shape will cup. Knot the working thread to existing thread Figure 1 between beads in several half hitches, but do not cut the thread. Figure 2 1 9 9 2 10 3 7 8 Figure 3 4 5 6 44 Figure 5 11 6 8 4 12 11 Figure 3 10 1 12 11 9 10 8 7 9 8 7 3 24 3 4 Figure 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 9 8 7 11 10 12 1 12 11 10 51 2 95 6 8 5 7 51 3 6 1 Figure 2 2 3 Figure 3 44 37 3 12 11 10 Figure 4 Figure 4 4 51 5 Figure 4 30 51 Figure 5 44 3 13 14 15 16 6 44 1 12 11 10 16 2 9 3 4 8 5 7 37 6 9 23 8 30 37 23 37 7 Figure 4 Figure 6 30 Figure 5 Figure 5 30 Figure 5 stepbystepbeads.com Figure 4 project crystal corona earrings 54 55 56 51 53 52 Make the bail 8. String 1 seed, 1 crystal, 1 seed, 1 crystal, 1 seed and pass back through bead 51 (Figure 7). Reinforce, passing pass back through the beads just added, beads 52-56, and continue through beads 52, 53 and 54. 9. String 6 seeds and pass back through bead 54. Repeat through the loop of beads again including bead 54 to reinforce (Figure 8). 10. For added security, pass through beads added in step 8 (Figure 7). 11. Weave thread into beads and tie off using half-hitch knots. Trim. Thread a needle on the tail and weave that into the beads; trim. 12. Using round-nose pliers, open the loop on an ear wire. Slip the loop of the ear wire through the loop of seeds at the top of the medallion. Close the loop of the ear wire. Repeat Steps 1-12 to make a second earring. Figure 7 54 55 56 51 53 52 Figure 8 Check out the Crystal Corona pendant in the May/June 2009 issue of Step by Step Beads. step by step beads ...
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