Add a touch of Asian flair with these Siamese cat and bamboo bead earrings. They are playful enough for everyday wear, yet the handmade glass beads give them a touch of sophistication.
Step one: On a gold-filled eye pin thread an antique gold 6mm twisted spacer, a purple 16x7mm glass bamboo bead, and another spacer. Finish with a simple loop. For help making simple loops please visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center.
Step two: Attach the loop to a 4mm antique brass-plated open jump ring. Attach the jump ring to a gold-filled earwire.
Step three: Attach an antique brass elegant cat charm to the bottom loop on the eye pin as a dangle.
Step four: Repeat the steps to make the other earring.
Approximate size: 2 1/2 inches Estimated time: Less than 30 minutes Difficulty level: Beginner
Tools used: Round nose pliers (TOOL-108) Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106) Side cutters, semi-flush (TOOL-131)