Beaded Wire Wrapped Earrings | Technique of the Week | Jewelry Making Tutorial

In this tutorial I will show you how to wire-wrap beads around basic plated brass jewelry connectors to make some fun and easy earrings! These would make a great handmade gift!

I used 19 or 20 4mm fire polish beads per earring in this video.

Teardrops used in this video are approx. 20mm x 30mm

26 Gauge wire multi-pack – beebeecraft

Multi-colored fish hook ear wires – beebeecraft

Silver 31mm teardrop connector – eBay

Gold 31mm teardrop connector – eBay

Nylon jaw pliers – Amazon

Also look for teardrop jewelry connectors on,, or any other online jewelry supply store!

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