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Dangle in a Hoop Beaded Earrings

By: Sandy from Keepsake Crafts
Dangle in a Hoop Beaded Earrings
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Why choose between dangles and hoops? With this free jewelry making video for Dangle-in-a-Hoop Beaded Earrings, you can have both in one fabulous accessory! Learn how to make dangle earrings that hang delicately within a halo of hammered metal.

Project TypeMake a Project

Bead TypeGemstone, Metal, Miscellaneous

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Bead Technique UsedChainmail/Wirework

Bead Project TypeEarrings




  • two ear wires
  • two round hammered metal rings, approximately 1 inch across
  • four jump rings
  • two headpins, decorative or plain
  • small beads and/or chips
  • round nose pliers
  • two pair chain nose pliers
  • flush wire cutters


  1. Add enough beads or chips to a headpin so it’s ¼ inch shorter than inside diameter of hammered metal ring.
  2. Grasp headpin with pliers just at top of last bead. Bend pin at a 90° angle.
    Dangle in a Hoop Beaded Earrings
  3. Use round nose pliers to form a loop from remainder of headpin. Use flush cutters to trim off excess headpin wire.
    Dangle in a Hoop Beaded Earrings
    Dangle in a Hoop Beaded Earrings
  4. Using two pairs of chain nose pliers, open a jump ring.
  5. To this jump ring add beaded dangle you just made, the hammered metal ring, and another jump ring. Close jump ring.
    Dangle in a Hoop Beaded Earrings
  6. Open hanging loop of an ear wire and thread through second jump ring added in step 5.
  7. Repeat to make second earring.


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These hammered hoops are very stunning and elegant looking and the dangles are a great added bonus. I love that the video showed some of the other bead and hoop combinations to use for different looks. I can see these Dangle hoop beaded earrings being worn to a formal affair or a typical party. Where will you wear yours to?

Where do you get the large hammered rings?

Hi there, you should be able find the rings at your local craft store. If not, we suggest trying an online retailer, like Amazon or Prima Bead. We hope this helps! Best of luck, Editors of

where do i get the metal hoops?

Very well done ,easy to follow


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