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Turquoise Peyote Earrings

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Turquoise Peyote Earrings

Items (3)
Miyuki Delica Size 11 Beads Opaque Dark Blue 5g
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Miyuki Delica Size 11 Beads Opaque Turquoise Green 5g
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X Sterling Silver 925 Jump Rings 0.7x4mm Pk10
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Information about project:

Turquoise Peyote Earrings

Designed by: Katie Brennan

Difficulty: Intermediate


Learn how to make these sophisticated little peyote earrings, using seed beads and Swarovski Crystal Scarabaeus Green.

Step 1

Begin by making a Peyote ring; Pick up 28 size 11 turquoise seed bead and sew them into a ring. Pick up one size 11 dark blue seed bead, skip a bead on the ring and sew through the next. Repeat until you have one more bead to add. Each bead you skip is a bead in row 1.

Step 2

Pick up a turqouise size 11 seed bead and skip a bead on the ring, sew through the next bead and the first bead added in this row. This ‘step up’ gets you to the right place to begin the next row, you’ll need to do this after each row.

Step 3

Do one more row of turquoise so that your dark blue seed beeds are surrounded by turquoise ones. Then for the final row go though the Swarovski 3mm Crystal Iridescent Blue Pearls but this time skip 3 beads. This will create a back for your big Swarovski crystal to sit against.

Step 4

Sew on the 3mm bead and a dark blue seed bead and the drop charm. Tie off all your thread and cut.

Step 5

Find the top most bead and put a jump ring though then go through an earring finding to finish.

Repeat for a second earring.