Pretty Bead and Chain Tassel Earrings
Sweet, sassy, sophisticated - these Pretty Bead and Chain Tassel Earrings suit any and every style! Learn how to make bead earrings with a cluster of cascading chain to add an instant "wow" factor to your typical beaded dangles. These easy earrings are as effortless to make as they are to wear. You'll soon be addicted to this jewelry making technique, but not to worry, these fabulous DIY earrings make wonderful gifts, so you can never make too many pairs. Get started making these darling DIY dangles today!
Project TypeMake a Project
Time to CompleteUnder an hour
Bead Project TypeEarrings
- Two ear wires
- Two eye pins
- Two glass beads
- Two small spacer beads
- Ten 1-inch pieces of chain (12-13 links per inch)
- Round nose pliers
- Chain nose pliers
- Wire cutters
Slide spacer bead onto eye pin; then slide on a glass bead. Use round nose and chain nose pliers to make the beginning of a loop. (Make loop slightly larger than normal, about 3/8-inch from tips of round nose pliers.)
Slide end link of each of five 1-inch lengths of chain onto the loop. Close the loop and make one or two wraps. Cut off excess wire, tucking in end with pliers as necessary.
Open eye of ear wire and slide on top loop of the eye pin. Close ear wire. Repeat for the second earring.