An elegant pair of crystal hoops can be made with two kinds of crystal beads, seed beads and using basic earring making techniques.
Copper wire in addition to the above will be needed.
- Wire Cutter
- Flat Nose Pliers
How to make Dangling Crystal Hoops:
Flatten the corner of the hoop using flat nose pliers. This is done so the beads can be slid on the hoops.
Slide two copper color seed beads on the hoop.
Then slide a blue crystal bead followed by a copper seed bead.
The diamond acrylic crystal bead is then slid.
Keep sliding beads on the other side of the hoop in the same pattern.
Using flat nose pliers, bend the open end of the hoop in a right angle.
Wrap the copper wire on the hoop. Use flat nose pliers for making these wraps.
As shown here, wrap the copper wire on both sides of the hoop. Once the wrapping is done, cut off the excess wire using wire cutter.
The beads are secure because of this wire wrapping and the earrings also gets a different style.
Repeat steps 1 to 7 for the other earring. Here is the completed pair of crystal hoops…