Here is an earring design to coordinate with the Alexa Bracelet and Alexia Necklace from previous posts. But instead of arranging the components consecutively in a chain, I arranged them to hang off a beaded chain, overlapping each other, more like leaves off a stem. This gives them a bit more dangle and movement. Like the Alexia Bracelet and Necklace, these earrings are light-weight, and the twisted silver-lined bugle beads give it some sparkle and depth of color. Always use Fireline when working with bugle beads so as not to sever the thread. In the examples below, I used Dyna-Mite seed beads (from firemountaingems.com), and twisted Czech #3 bugle beads from Hobby Lobby. One of the photos shows how the pattern can be easily extended to create a longer earring. I hope you enjoy this free beading pattern!
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