Free Beading Project Idea: Copper Darling Dangle Earrings

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Copper Darling Dangle Earrings

Copper Darling Dangle Earrings by Sara Oehler

Designers Sara Oehler
Skill Level Beginner


Soft Flex Metallics Wire in Copper Color, .019 diameter - 8"
Copper Earwires - 1 pair
2x2mm Copper Crimp Tubes - 2 pcs
2mm Copper Round Beads - 4 pcs
Briolette Shaped Beads - 3 pcs

Crimping Pliers


Step 1: Use Flush Cutters to cut 4 inches of wire.

Step 2: Use one end of the wire to string 1 crimp tube and 1 ear wire. Pass back through the tube, but do not crimp.

Step 3: Use the other end of the wire to string 1 Copper Bead - 1 Briolette Shaped Bead - 1 Copper Bead - 1 Briolette Shaped Bead - 1 Copper Bead - 1 Briolette Shaped Bead - 1 Copper Bead. Pass back through the tube so that there are 3 strands of wire in the tube.

Step 4: Adjust the wire to make the dangle as short or long as you prefer.

Step 5: Crimp the tube using Regular Crimping Pliers. Click here for crimping instructions. Trim excess wire.

Step 6: Repeat Steps 1-5 to make a second earring.

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Sara Oehler (pronounced Ay-ler) is a well-known jewelry designer living in the Bay Area. Sara is the author of several beading books, including her latest title, written with Kristen Fagan, Seed Bead Revolution. She has designed and written for numerous publications including: BeadStyle, Bead&Button, Bead Trends, Stringing, Jewelry in Fashion Trends, Simply Beads, The Flow and Today's Creative Home Arts. Currently, Sara is the Sales and Marketing Manager for Soft Flex Company.Ask Sara Bead Expert