Tassel earrings tutorial:

tassel earrings tutorial


Tassel earrings will add a touch of ancient royalty to your earring collection. You can add any charm and beads to your earring for a different look.

What you need:

tassel earrings tutorial


  • 2 french hook earwires
  • 2 medium pearls (6 mm)
  • 8 small pearls (4 mm)
  • 4 bicone crystal beads (4 mm), clear color
  • headpins
  • 2 leaf charms (18 mm)
  • 2 jump rings (3 or 4 mm)
  • 18” (46 cm) silver chain with links of 2mm
  • 12” (30.5 cm) of 0.6 mm (22 gauge) silver wire
  • 2 tassel cone bead caps, 7 mm(h) x 5 mm(w)
  • round nose pliers
  • chain or flat nose pliers
  • wire cutters

1. Cut your chain in 4 pieces as follows:

tassel earrings tutorial


2. Cut off 5 inches (13cm) of wire. Grip your piece of wire approx. 2 ½ cm from the end with your round nose pliers. Form a loop .

3. Slide the 4 pieces of chain from long to short onto the loop.

tassel earrings tutorial


4. Grip the loop with your chain nose pliers and wrap the tail of the wire 2 ½ times around the neck of the loop. This is called a wrapped loop. Use your wire cutters to cut off the excess wire.

tassel tutorial


5. Slide your beads onto the headpins.

tassel earrings tutorial


6. Use your round nose pliers to form a loop above each bead. Cut off the excess wire using your wire cutters. Take your chain nose pliers and press the loop to make it even.

tassel earrings tutorial


7. Attach the beads to the chain links as seen in the photo below, by opening the loop with your round nose pliers. Be careful not to distort the shape of the loop while opening it. Close each loop after attaching it to the right link of the chain.

tassel earrings tutorial


8. Open a jump ring and slide the leaf charm onto it. Attach it to the third link of the shortest piece of chain.

tassel earrings tutorial


9. Slide the tassel cone bead cap onto the wire and over the loop of chains. Slide a small pearl onto the wire as well.

10. Make a wrapped loop above the pearl and cut off the excess wire.

11. Open the loop of your earwire and slide the earring onto it. Close the loop. Your tassel earrings are now ready to wear!

tassel earrings tutorial

tassel earrings tutorial

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