Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy: Starlight Earrings

The sparkling beauties from Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy, Christina Larsen’s Starlight Earrings are the perfect special occasion accessory.

Braided with fine wire and glimmering bicones, the Starlight Earrings design is forgiving and easy to form. These beginner-level earrings are a great first project to make to introduce yourself to the art of wire kumihimo jewelry.

Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy: Starlight Earrings

From Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy: Starlight Earrings. Image courtesy of David Baum.

Project Details

Size
Earrings shown measure 1½” x 2¼” (3.8 cm x 5.5 cm) each

Level
Beginner

Required Materials
• 32’ (9.8 m) of 26-gauge wire
• 32 rose montées (4 mm)
• 20 bicones (3 mm)
• 10 bicones (4 mm)
• 2 ribbon ends (8 mm)
• 2 jump rings (5 mm)
• 2 earring findings

Required Tools
• Measuring tape
• Wire cutters or flush cutters
• Electrical tape
• Square kumihimo disk
• 2 pairs of flat-nose and chain-nose pliers
• E6000 glue

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