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Salute Earrings
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Make your own earrings to celebrate the 4th of July with this pattern for Salute Earrings. Easy earring patterns like this one are a great way to show your American pride on the 4th, or any day of the year! Make these patriotic earrings to wear to your 4th of July barbecue. Precious red, white, and blue crystals dangle together in the shape of the American flag giving you an accessory with as much sparkle as a shimmering firework. Add a burst of style to your 4th of July ensemble with these DIY earrings.

Project TypeMake a Project

Bead TypeCrystal

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Bead Technique UsedStrung

Bead Project TypeEarrings

Easy

Materials:

  • 34721038 - 62pc 4mm Bicone Capri
  • 34721001 - 62pc 4mm Crystal Bicone
  • 34721032 - 62pc 4mm Bicone Siam
  • 34718005 - 46in Small Flat Chain Silver
  • 34719048 - 80pc Head Pin w/Ball Silver
  • 34719059 - 134pc Starter Pack- Silver
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Wire Cutters

Instructions:

  1. Cut two 3/4-inch lengths of chain.
     
  2. Gather the chains together at one end using a 4mm jump ring. Connect an earring wire to the jump ring.
     
  3. Thread the following bead patterns onto ball head pins: 10 red bicones, 11 crystal bicones, five red and five blue bicones, six crystal and five blue bicones onto a head pin, and five red and five blue bicones. Form a loop at the end of each head pin.
     
  4. Using an eye pin, slide the five beaded drops onto the pin and form a loop.
     
  5. Connect the 3/4-inch chains (from step 2) to theloops of the eye pin.
     
  6. Repeat steps 1-5 for the matching earring.

 


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Wht a really unique idea. They are so cute and being Crystal, they won't be heavy at all. Then you can take the same idea and make an enlarged version for a pendant. I already saved the instructions for a bracelet to go with this so I will have the set. Thank you so much for offering this. It's going to be showing off pride and sparkles this summer.

These are so cute. Nice to have a patriotic pair of earrings to wear certain places. These do not look hard to put together.

Great - but why do you need 80pc head pins?

Hi, Lady Donna Lee1. Not all 80 head pins are required; this is just how it is listed on Prima Bead's website because that is how they are sold. You can buy them from Prima, or if you already have some at home, you can just use those! Hope this helps :) Happy beading! --Editors of AllFreeJewelryMaking

I would love to do it. Is there a certain place I can buy the complete set of items I need?

Here is my go to place for the majority of my supplies. Fast shipping and good quality. http://www.firemountaingems.com/ Take care, Michelle

Hi, Maxs Lady! This is a Prima Bead pattern, so you should be able to buy everything you need there. You can find their company website by clicking the link in the byline below the project title! Happy beading :) --Editors of AllFreeJewelryMaking

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