This is a green peacock bead pierced earring kit from my Ring of Posies DIY jewellery kit range. It comprises vibrant emerald green Peacock Beads, silver tone leaf charms, silver tone eye pins and jump rings, and either silver plated or sterling silver ear wires, depending on your choice.
This earring kit is suitable for a beginner - as you work through this kit you will learn how to make a wire loop, open and close jump rings, and add ear wires. Full written instructions are included. It is of course equally suitable for someone who already has these skills.
These unusual glass Peacock Beds measure approximately 17 mm (5/8 inch)across. The name 'Peacock Bead' comes from the soft shimmer of iridescent colour on the spots. Because of this peacock coating, each bead is different, with the spots placement and spot colour differing from bead to bead.
As standard, the kits come with silver plated ear wires. If however you are more comfortable with sterling silver, this option is also available.
The earrings are stylish and fun enough for everyday wear, and the kit itself is suitable for beginners willing to learn how to manipulate the necessary wire to make something original and eye-catching.
IMPORTANT please note: Tools required but not supplied with kit are: chain nose or flat nose pliers, round nose pliers, and either side cutters or strong kitchen scissors. These are all required to bend and cut the eye pins (the wire used for threading the beads), and shape it into a round loop for attaching to the ear wires.
All the beads are coated glass beads and when loose should be kept away from young children.