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Copper Wire-Wrapped Earrings with Spiral-Cut Czech Glass Bead
designed by Pat
Skill LevelBeginner
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size2 Inches

You can use wire to highlight unique bead shapes. These earrings are an excellent example of how wire and beads can work together in jewelry designs.

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Artbeads employee Pat loves working with wire and she's come up with lots of different designs simply by playing with wire. These earrings feature beautiful Czech glass beads highlighted by flattened Artistic Wire shaped into beautiful curves. See more of these earrings and learn some of the techniques Pat used to make them in this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
14K/20 Rose Gold-Filled Bass Clef Earwire (Pair)
Code EAR-0098
Material Rose Gold-Filled Sold by the Pair Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.49
3 $2.21
20-Gauge Bare Copper Artistic Wire, 6-Yard Spool
Code AWR20COP6
Material Natural Copper Brand Artistic Wire Thickness 20 Gauge Wire Type Round Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.79
3 $2.59
Czech Glass Red with Gray Picasso Spiral Central-Cut Oval Bead Strand by Raven's Journey
Code BEADS-2043
Material Glass Finish Picasso Brand Raven's Journey Dimensions 11 x 10mm Hole Size 1.0mm Strand Length Approx 4" Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1 $7.33
3 $6.66
24-Gauge Bare Copper Artistic Wire, 10-Yard Spool
Code AWR24COP10
Material Natural Copper Brand Artistic Wire Thickness 24 Gauge Wire Type Round Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.79
3 $2.59
Multi-Sized Looping Pliers
Code TOOL-0017
1 $21.49
The BeadSmith Nylon Jaw Flat Nose Parallel Pliers
Code TOOL-0294
Brand BeadSmith Place Of Origin Pakistan
1 $19.99
Lindstrom RX7590 Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-0259
1 $69.99
Interchangeable Texturing Hammer with 9 Texture Faces
Code TOOL-0013
1 $47.99
The BeadSmith Steel Bench Block
Code BLOCK01
Brand BeadSmith
1 $19.99
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