Beach Dunes Beaded Crystal Earrings Tutorial


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Hey everyone! Today’s tutorial is for a pair of beaded crystal earrings, inspired by the contents of the Eureka Crystal Beads’ monthly collection called Beach Dunes.  This design incorporates sparkly 12mm cushion cut crystal stones, two hole StormDuo Beads, 3mm and 6mm bicone beads, and 11/0 and 15/0 seed beads.


Marquise Ear Wires:

You may use any type of earring finding you like, but I am using the marquise shape this time for extra elegance, and a little drama. The specific ones I am using are available at

Stainless color, 100 pack

Gold color, 20 pack


Click below for sparkly beaded crystal earring footage:



Please check the list above for all the materials you need to make these earrings, as well as recommended product links.


Bead colors used in the beige variety:

12mm Swarovski Cushion Cut: Crystal Ivory Cream

StormDuos: Chalk White Champagne Luster

3mm and 6mm Bicones: Gold Coast Preciosa Mix II

15/0 Seed Beads: Miyuki – Matte Metallic Dk. Bronze

11/0 Seed Beads: Toho – Lt. Topaz Silver-Lined


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