Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy: Teardrop Earrings

Inspired by the Snaky Bracelet design from Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy, author Christina Larsen’s Teardrop Earrings were the first kumihimo earrings she ever created.

She wanted to use the beads in the design in a way that would naturally achieve a curve within the braid, creating the teardrop silhouette. Fashion your own teardrop earrings with the same materials from the Snaky Bracelet to create a matching set!

Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy: Teardrop Earrings

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

Project Details

Earrings shown measure 1-3/4” x 1-1/8” (4.5 cm x 3 cm) each


Required Materials
• 13-1/3’ (4.1 m) of 22-gauge wire
• 28 rounds (3 mm)
• 2 ribbon ends (10 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

See more wire kumihimo projects in the Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy Lookbook!

Create these and other beautiful beaded wire kumihimo jewelry designs with Kumihimo Wirework Made Easy!

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