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Canada Day Earrings

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Canada Day Earrings Instructions
Designed by Cheri Carlson

Celebrate with Canadian pride this Canada Day or any day you wear these wonderful earrings.

Step one: On a sterling silver 1½ -inch eye pin thread a ruby glass flat hexagon bead and finish with a simple loop. For help making simple loops please visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center.

Step two: Attach a sterling silver open jump ring to one of the loops on the eye pin and connect it to a sterling silver ball end earwire. Dangle a sterling silver Canada maple leaf charm from the other loop.

Step three: Repeat the steps to make the other earring.
Approximate size: 2 inches
Estimated time: half hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
Side cutters - semi flush (TOOL-131)
List of Components:
Sterling silver Canada maple leaf charm (CHARM485, qty 2)
Ruby glass flat hexagon beads 14mm (GH-RU14, qty 2)
Sterling silver ball end earwire .8mm (SS-EAR18, qty 2)
Sterling silver 22 gauge 1½-inch eye pin (SS-EP23, qty 2)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR25-E, qty 2)

Alternate Products:
These are fun alternatives for the red beads listed above:
Swarovski 81852 14mm BeCharmed Pave Canada Flag Bead (81852-WOPLSM14)
Swarovski 180101 14mm BeCharmed Pave Bead with Indian Siam Chatons on Shining Red Base (180101-INSRED14)
Swarovski 5741 Love Bead 12mm Light Siam (5741-LSM12)
Czech Glass 15 x 12mm Opaque Red Tiger's Eye Hexagon Bead Strand (BEADS-1637)
Swarovski 5860 12mm Coin Crystal Pearl Red Coral (5860-RCO12)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Sterling Silver Canada Maple Leaf Charm
Code: CHARM485
Height 17mm, Width 14.5mm 
1-34-78+
$6.39$6.06$5.74
Qty>
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Ruby
Code: GH-RU14
Approx. Length 14mm, Width 10.5mm 
Price: $0.21
Qty>
Sterling Silver Ball End Earwire .8mm (Pair)
Code: SS-EAR18
Height 20mm, Width 11mm, Gauge 20 
1-78-1516+
$2.11$1.99$1.88
Qty>
1 1/2-inch Eye Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-EP23
Length 1.5 inches, 22 gauge 
1-1112-2324+
$0.39$0.34$0.29
Qty>
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.025 x .150 inches (0.65 x 3.80mm)
Code: SS-OJR25-E
Diameter 3.8mm, 22 gauge 
1-4950-99100+
$0.16$0.15$0.14
Qty>

Alternate Components

Swarovski 81852 14mm BeCharmed Pave Canada Flag Bead
Code: 81852-WOPLSM14
Diameter 14mm, Hole Size 4.5mm 
Price: $20.39
Qty>
Swarovski 180101 14mm BeCharmed Pave Bead with Indian Siam Chatons on Shining Red Base
Code: 180101-INSRED14
Length 9mm, Diameter 14-14.5mm, Hole Size 4.5mm 
Price: $12.99
Qty>
Swarovski 5741 Love Bead 12mm Light Siam
Code: 5741-LSM12
Length 12mm, Width 12mm 
1-78-1516+
$1.74$1.63$1.54
Qty>
Czech Glass 15 x 12mm Opaque Red Tiger's Eye Hexagon Bead Strand
Code: BEADS-1637
Strand Length Approx. 6 Inch, Length 14.5-15mm, Width 12mm 
1-34-78+
$5.87 $4.69$5.55 $4.44$5.25 $4.20
Qty>
Swarovski 5860 12mm Coin Crystal Pearl Red Coral
Code: 5860-RCO12
Diameter 12mm 
1-1112-2324+
$1.02$0.95$0.89
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.67
Qty>
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Price: $7.67
Qty>
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Price: $11.56
Qty>



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