Chevrons of many colours make up the body of these earrings. As always the beads used in this are of exquisite quality, and the earwires are sterling silver.
The technique I use when making these earrings is not loomwork it's a handweaving technique called brick stitch. This adds to the individuality of each piece and also makes the beadwork really flexible. They hang beautifully when worn. For more information on brick stitch, please click here.
The glass seed beads are of Czech origin, therefore are top quality. Each individual seed bead is about 2mm in diameter.
The colours used in these earrings are black, frosted finish opaque seed beads. I have also chosen to use strawberry red, silver lined beads and sky blue, fire polished beads. The fire polished finish makes the surface of the beads iridescent and reflect many colours all at once. The fringe is finished of with some bugle beads, which are also iridescent and gives an almost titanium look to the beads. This bead is also used in the main body of the earring.
The total length of the earrings from top of the loop to bottom of the longest middle fringe is 6cm. The fringe on this frames the face beautifully and moves amazingly.
The drop length of these earrings is a little under 3.5cm.
Each pair of earrings takes about 2 hours to make.
If you like this design but would like it done in different colours, please click here for more information.
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