Ways With Wire Part 1 of 3

Double holed metal beads adorned with pretty crystals are perfect for bracelets. But that doesn't mean you are limited to just bracelets. I have seen them used in necklaces, sometimes strung only through one set of holes.

They can also be used for earrings. The pretty purple set on the left were made by Millie. She loves working with wire so she used short pieces of wire to make double holed beads do double duty in her earrings as well. The scrolling and added crystals are nice touches.

The earrings on the right are mine. I used ordinary beading wire to connect both metal beads together with very little of the wire showing in the front. If you look really closely, the flattened crimp bead is hidden at the back. This was a reader tip in a beading magazine (probably Bead & Button) I saw some years back.

These are just two ways. I am sure there are plenty more permutations for these beads.

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