Snowball Earrings

Snowball Earrings
Remember having snowball fights as a kid? What fun! We created these sparkling and sophisticated earrings as an homage to that favorite childhood winter pastime.
  • Project:E201
  • Skill Level:Intermediate
  • Designer:Andrea Morici
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Instructions

Remember to double all of the instructions in order to make both earrings. Begin by cutting a length of Fireline at about two feet long and single-thread it onto your needle.Insert the needle in the center of where three pearls come together on your woven pearl ball, and bring it out once more just outside the grouping of three. Pull your needle until there is only a four inch tail. Tie the working thread and the tail into a square knot and tuck the tail into the center of the woven pearl ball.Weave the Fireline into the center of the woven ball and come out on the opposite side in the center of a grouping of five pearls.Thread a Swarovski round, and bring your needle back through the same opening. The Swarovski should sit comfortably in the opening between the pearls. Bring your needle out of the next adjacent opening between five pearls and repeat the previous step. Continue to add the Swarovski round beads to the woven pearl ball until all of the open spaces are filled.Once you have added the last Swarovski, tie your thread in a square knot around the nearest thread in the woven pearl ball, weave the excess thread back into the pearl ball, and trim off excess thread.Now, take a headpin and thread it through a spot on the pearl ball where three of the pearls are woven tightly together, and out directly through the opposite side. Create a wrapped wire loop and trim off excess wire.Thread the earring hook through the wrapped headpin loop so that the snowball sits in the loop at the bottom of the earring hook.Tip: Check package quantities for each component. You may have extra material to make more than one finished project, or will have leftovers for other projects. In some cases, adding on just one more package of a component may be all you need to make multiple pieces.All designs © Beadaholique Inc.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • PEW-1030 - White Cultured Seed Pearls Woven Ball Focal Beads 15mm (2)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWC-0409 - Swarovski Crystal, 5000 Round Beads 4mm, 12 Pieces, Crystal Moonlight
    Project uses 24 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • FEA-4040 - Sterling Silver Shepheard's Crook Square Wire Earring Hooks 19mm (2 Pair)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-02520 - Sterling Silver Head pins 24 Gauge 2 Inches (10)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1278 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 6lb Test and 0.006 Thick, 50 Yards, Crystal Clear
    Project uses 4 feet. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-3210 - Beadsmith Beading Needles Flexible Twisted Medium (10)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Project Type Earring
Product Type Project
Technique Basic Beading
Project Theme Winter
Designer Andrea Morici
Skill Level Intermediate
Project Status Current
Ingredients FEA-4040, FHP-02520, PEW-1030, SWC-0409, XCR-1278, XTL-3210

Purchase Project Bundle:

Supplies For Project E201 - Snowball Earrings

Includes all packages of items below and printed instructions.

Recommended tools are not included.

Regular Price: $39.69

Special Price $29.77

 / kit

or Purchase Supplies Separately:

Snowball Earrings

FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 6lb Test and 0.006 Thick, 50 Yards, Crystal Clear

You will need 1 package(s).

1 package = 1 Spool

Regular Price: $11.75

Special Price $8.81

 / package  | SKU: XCR-1278
Snowball Earrings

Swarovski Crystal, #5000 Round Beads 4mm, 12 Pieces, Crystal Moonlight

You will need 2 package(s).

1 package = 12 Pieces

Regular Price: $3.49

Special Price $2.62

 / package  | SKU: SWC-0409
Snowball Earrings

Beadsmith Beading Needles Flexible Twisted Medium (10)

You will need 1 package(s).

1 package = 10 Feet

Regular Price: $1.75

Special Price $1.31

 / package  | SKU: XTL-3210
Snowball Earrings

Sterling Silver Head pins 24 Gauge 2 Inches (10)

You will need 1 package(s).

1 package = 10 Pieces

Regular Price: $5.49

Special Price $4.12

 / package  | SKU: FHP-02520
Snowball Earrings

White Cultured Seed Pearls Woven Ball Focal Beads 15mm (2)

You will need 1 package(s).

1 package = 2 Pieces

Regular Price: $7.00

Special Price $5.25

 / package  | SKU: PEW-1030

Out of stock

Snowball Earrings

Sterling Silver Shepheard's Crook Square Wire Earring Hooks 19mm (2 Pair)

You will need 1 package(s).

1 package = 2 Pairs

Regular Price: $5.75

Special Price $4.31

 / package  | SKU: FEA-4040
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