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 Earrings with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and Wire Wrap 

Earrings with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and Wire Wrap


Get inspired by Swarovski® design team's limitless imagination. Magical project ideas bring a new dimension to simple techniques.

Step 1

Wrap silver wire tightly several times around an object with 2cm diameter. Repeat with a 4cm diameter object.
Step 2

Take the bigger wire loop and make a small loop on one end with round-nose pliers.
Step 3

Slide on the Bead 5181 in Amethyst all the way to the end. Make a loop at other end of wire (see illustration).
Step 4

Draw a 4.3cm circle onto a sheet of paper and place the silver wire with the bead from step 3 onto the drawn circle. Adjust the wire loop to fit the drawn circle if necessary.
Step 5

Cut 3m of the 0.3mm wire and slide it through the lower hole of bead and wrap each end around the silver wires.
Step 6

Take the smaller wires with the 2.6cm diameter and Repeat step 2 (see illustration).
Step 7

Slide onto wire loop Beads as you see in illustration. Then go through 5181 Amethyst Bead with wire end.
Step 8

Repeat step 4 with a drawing of a 2.6cm circle. Form with wire end a loop with round-nose pliers and cut off excess.
Step 9

Repeat step 4 with a drawing of a 2.6cm circle. Form with wire end a loop with round-nose pliers and cut off excess.
Step 10

Cut 2cm of 0.6mm nylon thread and melt one end and slide on one Bead 5000 2mm in Jet. Thread the nylon thread through one of the small wire loops in the 2.6cm circle, slide on a second Bead 5000 2mm in Jet and melt the end to a ball. Repeat step for second small loop in this circle.
Step 11

Cut a piece of 0.3mm nylon thread and slide on one Bead 5000 2mm in Jet thread nylon thread through the other one small wire loop on the other side of this 2/6cm circle. Thread around the wire and back through bead as you see in illustration and melt nylon thread end to a ball. Repeat this step for second loop in this circle.
Step 12

Remove small wire piece from step 9.
Step 13

Take the fish earwire hook and slide on one Bead 5000 3mm in Amethyst. Open the loop of earwire and close it around earring as you see in illustration.
Step 14

Take the 2 remaining 0.3mm wire ends and wrap them around small circle and bigger circle as you see in illustration. At the end wrap wire ends just around bigger circle and cut off excess. Repeat all steps to get a second earring.

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