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Fairy Lanterns

Twisted Bugle Bead Lantern Earrings
designed byArtbeads
Skill LevelBeginner
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size1 Inch
These delicate fairy lanterns are so customizable! All you'd need to do is switch out the bead colors.
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Put a whimsical touch of sparkle in your designs with our Fairy Lantern idea. These are perfect for using in earrings, necklaces or anywhere you please! Customize this technique with bugle beads and bicones of your choosing to create colorful links and dangles.

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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!
German Ergonomic Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-504
Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Germany
1 $26.99
Round Nose Pliers with Ergonomic Handle
Code TOOL-612
Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin USA
1 $56.99
TOHO Bead Twisted Bugle 9mm Transparent Crystal AB 8g Bag
Code TBTBR9-161
Material Glass Brand TOHO Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
3 $1.62 $1.21
Nymo D Bobbin Grey
Material Synthetic Fiber Brand Nymo Thickness Size D Place Of Origin USA
1 $1.99
3 $1.79
Swarovski 5328 8mm XILION Bicone Crystal AB
Code 5328-CRYSAB8
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 8mm Place Of Origin Austria
10 $0.54 $0.40
3-inch Head Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code SS-HP23
Material Sterling Silver .925 Thickness 22 Gauge Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.49
10 $0.42
Lindstrom Supreme Cutter Micro-Beveled Edge
Code TOOL-600
Place Of Origin Spain
1 $55.99
The BeadSmith 10 Short Beading Needles 20-Pack
Code NEED-09
Brand BeadSmith
1 $2.49
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