How to: Lamplighter Beaded 10x14mm Octagonal Crystal Earrings

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Hey everyone! In today’s tutorial I will show you how to create a pair of beaded earrings, which are inspired by the contents of Eureka Crystal Beads’ recent Destination Collection. First, we will create a seed bead bezel for 10×14 crystal stones, then we will add beaded embellishments to the top and bottom before adding the earring findings.

Please see below for the full list of materials, and colors used in the additional example pieces:

Materials List (one pair):

Lamplighter Earring Colorways:

Lamplighter Crystal Earrings - Green

Green and Black

10x14mm Crystal Stone: Krakovski Emerald

3mm Round Beads: Druk – Black

Miyuki 11/0 Delica Beads: Black Opaque

15/0 Seed Beads: Miyuki Galvanized Gold

Lamplighter Crystal Earrings - Copper Volcano

Copper and Volcano

10x14mm Crystal Stone: Krakovski Volcano

3mm Round Beads: Druk – Tr. Lt. Smoke AB

11/0 Toho Treasure Beads: Opaque Lavender Lined Lt. Topaz

15/0 Seed Beads: Miyuki Duracoat Galvanized Muscat

Lamplighter Crystal Earrings - Light Gold Bronze

Light Gold and Bronze

10x14mm Crystal Stone: Lt. Gold

3mm Round Beads: Krakovski Pearl – Cream

Miyuki 11/0 Delica Beads: Opaque Yellow Picasso

15/0 Seed Beads: Gold Luster Montana Blue

Lamplighter Crystal Earrings - Red Grey

Red and Grey

10x14mm Crystal Stone: Krakovski Lt. Siam

3mm Round Beads: Druk – Opaque Red

Miyuki 11/0 Delica Beads: Matte Metallic Silver Grey

15/0 Seed Beads: Miyuki Nickel Plated

Lamplighter Crystal Earrings - Pink Silver

Pink and Silver

10x14mm Crystal Stone: Krakovski Rose Opal

3mm Round Beads: Druk –  Lt. Pink Opaque

Miyuki 11/0 Delica Beads: Duracoat Galvanized Silver

15/0 Seed Beads: Toho Sweet Blush

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While you’re here, check out the unboxing for the Destination Collection by Eureka Crystal Beads:

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Curious which bead box is the best (for you)? Check out this video for more info!

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