Trinidad Earrings Tutorial

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  • Trinidad Earrings - DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial by PotomacBeads
Introducing another great beading Tubelet tutorial from PotomacBeads: the Trinidad Earrings! Quick to make, these earrings can be worn to any meeting or even a day at the park. This tutorial is perfect for beginning beaders, but still fun for experienced beaders.
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Materials Used To make The  Project

Designer's Material List

Materials List:
Tubelet Beads - White Baby Blue Luster, 24 Beads
Toho Seed Beads 8/0 - Permafinish Pink Lilac Matte,6 Beads
Miyuki Seed Beads 11/0 - Duracoat Galv Light Pewter, 36 Beads
Potomac Crystal Rivoli 14mm, - Colorshift Coast Sky2 Pieces
Earwires and Wire Guards, 1 Set of Each

Step-By-Step Instructions

If you're looking for something unique, check out the Trinidad earrings from PotomacBeads. These little beauties are small in size but big in style. Anybody can learn how to stitch the colorful crystal into a triangle bezel to make a sparkling accessory you'll want to wear out everywhere.
Begin with a pattern of an 8/0, tubelet, 11/0, tubelet. Repeat two more times. Tie the thread into a knot. To make it into a triangle shape, bring the needle back through the first 8/0, tubelet, 11/0 and tubelet. Skip over the 8's as you thread through the rest of the beads.
Watch the Trinidad earrings tutorial with Allie to see how she steps up from the 8/0 to stitch the back of the earring and add the Potomac crystal rivoli.
Bring the needle to the back of the project and add a wire guard. Thread down through some beads and burn off the ends. Add the earwire and you're done!
Looking for a quick and easy project? These Trinidad earrings are perfect. They're simple to stitch, and you can have a pair ready in no time. Why not make some Trinidad jewelry for a friend as well? It's a great way to show your support for a loved one, and it's sure to be appreciated.

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