Sunny Side Up Jewelry Tutorial

By Marta Weaver

I’m a huge fan of Nirvana Beads amazing top quality artisan jewelry supplies. Once I laid eyes on their new selection of Czech glass sun beads, inspiration was just around the corner. In “Sunny Side Up” tutorial, you’ll find “over easy” instructions for this 3 pc combo, which includes earrings, bracelet, and necklace!.

Sunny Side Up Earring

Level: All

What you'll need:

Insert head pin into sun bead and pull through, bend wire 45 degrees with pliers, use needle-nose pliers to create a loop around hoop, wrap around excess wire and trim. Attach a jump ring to loop and add ear wire, close jump ring, add a 6mm melon bead and seed bead to head pin and make a loop as before, attach to hoop and wrap end of wire around twice and trim off excess. Repeat.

Sunny Side Up Bracelet 

Level: All

What you'll need:

  • 5 hoops, 33mm
  • 20 gauge copper wire
  • 24 gauge copper wire
  • 5 sun beads 
  • 9 seed beads
  • 6 mm jump rings
  • Round nose pliers
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Wire cutters
  • Pencil 

1- Cut 5 pieces of 20g wire 1 3/4”. Insert each piece into sun beads and make loops on each end as pictured, add jump rings and connect to hoops as pictured

2- Add another jump ring to one end of bracelet.
3- Form clasp by using a pencil or knitting needle, plus flat nose pliers to form as pictured and attach.
4- Next make 3 infinity chain links and connect as pictured to opposite end to form seed bead charm and add to link. Use liver of sulfur to age copper if desired.

Sunny Side Up Necklace Tutorial 


Level: All

What you'll need:

-View instructions for the first two projects before beginning your necklace.
-Construct hoops as in bracelet instructions.
-String remaining sun beads with wire and make loops on each end, then attach to chain lengths.
-For pendant, string beads as pictured, using remaining beads, and supplies attach to hoop with jump rings.

About Marta Weaver:

Marta WeaverI LOVE DESIGNING JEWELRY FOR YOU and doing so is a way for me to nurture and rejuvenate my spirit. When I step into my studio I am able to design pieces

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