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.
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)