Olena Bugrimenko's European 4 in 1 Earrings, Chain Maille Jewelry. Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop. This flat section of European 4 in 1 weave is embellished with beads to make an elegant earring.
European 4 in 1 Earrings
by Olena Bugrimenko
  • Category: Chain Maille
  • Technique(s): Making Loops
  • Skill Level: Beginner
This flat section of European 4 in 1 weave is embellished with beads to make an elegant earring.

Materials

4mm Amethyst 5328 Bi-Cone Swarovski Crystal Beads - Pack of 10
A13-55A
  • Lesson Quantity: 2.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $1.97
  • Gold Club Price: $1.48
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6mm Amethyst 5328 Bi-Cone Swarovski Crystal Beads - Pack of 10
A13-55B
  • Lesson Quantity: 2.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $2.97
  • Gold Club Price: $2.23
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Gold Filled Jump Rings Open (.030) 20ga. (OD) 5mm (ID) 3.45mm - Pack of 10
J11-191
  • Lesson Quantity: 60.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 6.00 pieces
  • Price: $4.12
  • Gold Club Price: $3.09
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Gold Filled Eyepins 22GA 2 inch - Pack of 10
J8-23
  • Lesson Quantity: 4.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Price: $8.98
  • Gold Club Price: $6.74
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Gold Filled Ball & Coil Earwire 22mm - Pack of 2
J19-19
  • Lesson Quantity: 2.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Price: $3.08
  • Gold Club Price: $2.31
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Seed Beads Amythyst 8/0
  • Lesson Quantity: 6.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
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Tools

Flat Nose Wire Plier
G2-506
  • G2-506
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $32.95
  • Gold Club Price: $24.71
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Round Nose Wire Pliers
G2-507
  • G2-507
  • Lesson Quantity: 1.00 pieces
  • Purchase Quantity: 1.00 each
  • Price: $32.95
  • Gold Club Price: $24.71
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Instructions
Step 1
Take four closed rings and one open ring. Put the four rings into the open one, and close the ring.
Olena Bugrimenko's European 4 in 1 Earrings - , Chain Maille Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, Open and closed jump rings
Olena Bugrimenko's European 4 in 1 Earrings - , Chain Maille Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, Jump rings connected
Step 2
Take another open ring and put two closed ones onto it. Then put the open ring through the last two closed rings from step 1.
Olena Bugrimenko's European 4 in 1 Earrings - , Chain Maille Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, Adding more jump rings
Step 3
Repeat step 2 until there is 8 small rings in the middle. (6 times)
Olena Bugrimenko's European 4 in 1 Earrings - , Chain Maille Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, Continue chain maille pattern with jump rings
Step 4
Prepare the crystals and beads so you can attach them when they are needed. Take 1 small crystal and slide it on one eye pin. Make a basic loop on the end. Take 1 big crystal and slide it on one eye pin. Make a basic loop on the end. Open 3 rings and slide one seed bead on each ring.
Olena Bugrimenko's European 4 in 1 Earrings - , Chain Maille Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, Adding  crystals and beads
Step 5
Pick up one ring with a seed bead and go through three closed rings, as shown in the picture. Repeat this step twice.
Olena Bugrimenko's European 4 in 1 Earrings - , Chain Maille Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, Linking crystals and beads with jump rings.
Step 6
Attach one open ring to the first row of closed rings, as shown in the picture. Close the ring.
Olena Bugrimenko's European 4 in 1 Earrings - , Chain Maille Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, Final link with Jump ring
Step 7
Attach crystals to the ring from step 6.
Olena Bugrimenko's European 4 in 1 Earrings - , Chain Maille Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, Attach crystal and beads
Step 8
Attach an ear wire and re-read steps 1-8 to make the second earring
Congratulations! You've made your first set of 4 in 1 Earrings!
Olena Bugrimenko's European 4 in 1 Earrings - , Chain Maille Jewelry, Loops, Wire Loop, Wrapped Wire Loop, Add ear wire