How to Wire Wrap Beads Around a Ring Connector to Make Earrings
This week on Free Spirit Beading with Kristen Fagan, I share how to make a pair of beaded wire wrapped earrings. In this tutorial I will show you how to wire wrap beads around a circle jewelry connector with craft wire to make some fun and easy earrings! These would make a great handmade gift!
Rounded Cube Beads
For this jewelry design, I used 4 rounded cube beads, 3 rectangle beads, 20” of 24 gauge Soft Flex Craft Wire in brown (currently on closeout) for each 25mm ring connector. Soft Flex Company offers the TierraCast Hammertone Ring Connectors in three sizes - 8.6mm, 13mm and 25mm.
After the video, I realized I had two cube beads leftover. I decided to create two dangles for the inside of the hoop. I attached the dangle to the bottom of the larger jump ring. I like them both ways, but the dangle is a cute addition.
If you like this idea, you may like these other jewelry making tutorials using ring connectors:
DIY Long Cluster Y Necklace with Chain & Boho Bead Earrings
Use Jewelry Making Rings to Make Earrings
Make DIY Easy Whimsical Earrings Three Ways
Join the Fun in our Facebook Group Today! Stay in the know. Stay up to date. From our bead shows to our video shows and sales, you can stay in touch with us. The community is full of artistic and helpful beaders and crafty people. Inspire and be inspired. Share your pictures and get the beading bug from others!Visit the Soft Flex Company YouTube Channel!
Kristen Fagan is a Website Graphic Designer and Jewelry Making Educator for Soft Flex® Company. She is the co-author of Seed Bead Revolution, an artist and creativity guide. She lives in Arizona with her husband, their two sons and two dogs. When she's not painting, drawing or beading, she enjoys reading, yoga, exploring the outdoors and traveling. Her favorite stones are Turquoise, and Quartz and she can't bead without Bead Stoppers. Contact her at Kristen@softflexcompany.com or visit her Website | Facebook | Instagram