TUSCAN EARRINGS

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Tuscan Earrings

Use size 11 seed beads (Toho brand works best), 4mm bicone crystals, 4mm glass pearls (or any 4mm round bead), 3mm fire-polished beads and some optional accent drop beads to create some fun earrings, perfect or beginner beaders. This pattern is fully illustrated with detailed step-by-step instructions. It matches the Tuscan Bracelet, Tuscan Cuff and the Tuscan Necklace.

Stitch: Triangle weave, netting

Beads Used: Size 11 seed beads (Toho brand works best), 4mm bicone crystals, 4mm glass pearls (or any 4mm round bead), 3mm fire-polished beads and two optional accent drop beads of any size

Approx Finished Size: About .875 inches wide and 1.75 inches high (without accent drop bead and earring findings)

Pattern Price (Downloadable PDF only): $4.00

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Beads used in my photos

NOTE: Bead colors and coatings (and even bead types!) seem to be disappearing at a rate that I can no longer keep up with. I try to find substitutes when I can but "discontinued" seems to be the norm these days.

Tuscan Earrings

Turquoise Version 1 (No Drop):
• About 80 size 11/0 seed beads: Toho #PF592 Permafinish - Galvanized Golden Fleece
• 24 size 3mm fire-polished beads: White Opal
• 16 size 4mm bicone crystals: Swarovski Light Turquoise AB2X
• 10 size 4mm /round beads: Matte Seafoam Green

Tuscan Earrings

Turquoise Version 1 (Drop):
• About 80 size 11/0 seed bead: Toho #PF592 Permafinish - Galvanized Golden Fleece
• 24 size 3mm fire-polished beads: White Opal
• 18 size 4mm bicone crystals: Swarovski Light Turquoise AB2X
• 8 size 4mm round beads: Matte Seafoam Green
• two accent beads: Swarovski Bright Gold 11x8mm pear (#5821)

Tuscan Earrings

Copper/Bronze Version 1 (No Drop):
• About 80 size 11/0 seed beads: Toho #221 Bronze
• 24 size 3mm fire-polished beads: Czech Bronze on Topaz Base (discontinued; Copper Luster would be a nice substitute)
• 16 size 4mm bicone crystals: Swarovski Crystal Copper
• 10 size 4mm glass pearls: Swarovski Crystal Copper (discontinued and hard to find; Opaque Satin Copper druk or Opaque Satin Metallic Light copper Druk also a nice substitute)

Tuscan Earrings

Turquoise/Seafoam Version 1 (No Drop):
• About 80 size 11/0 seed beads: Toho #PF592 Permafinish - Galvanized Golden Fleece
• 24 size 3mm fire-polished beads: Milky Peridot
• 16 size 4mm bicone crystals: Swarovski Light Turquoise AB2X
• 10 size 4mm glass pearls: Swarovski Bright Gold

Tuscan Earrings

Burgundy Version 1 (Drop):
• About 80 size 11/0 seed beads: Miyuki #457 Bronze
• 24 size 3mm fire-polished beads: Czech Jet
• 18 size 4mm bicone crystals: Swarovski Burgundy
• 8 size 4mm glass pearls: Swarovski Vintage Gold
• two accent beads: Swarosvki Burgundy 9x6mm Teardrops (#5500)-- Discontinued. YOu can still find them on eBay and at Etsy. Other colors available at FireMountainGems.com.

 

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