Marrakech Earrings

Moroccan inspired earrings.

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This chandelier-basket-earring design was inspired by the kaleidoscope-like patterns of Moroccan tile work. The earrings combine beaded three-dimensional triangles to create a hexagon shape, and crystal bicones are woven into the crevices to join the modular triangles.
Required Materials: Seed beads, cylindar beads, crystal bicones, potatoe pearls, cube beads, ear wires, beading thread. See project for complete list.
Tools Needed: Beading needles, scissors, chain nose pliers. See project for complete list.
Techniques Used: Stringing
Originally Published: Beadwork, August/September 2009

SKU: EP1916

Author/Speaker/Editor: Lisa Kan

Format: eProject

Customer Reviews

No body Review by Moira Flynn

I made these earrings. Easy, but a big mistake not to use fireline or some sort of stiff stringing material. They just flopped downward. If you are going to make these, use say fireline 4 or 6 pound.

(Posted on 5/19/11)