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 Ear Cuff with Swarovski Crystal Beads and Drops and Hill Tribes Fine Silver Cones 

Ear Cuff with Swarovski Crystal Beads and Drops and Hill Tribes Fine Silver Cones
Step 1
Using flush-cutters cut one 5-inch length of sterling silver 24-gauge half-hard round wire.
Step 2
Pass the straight end of the 5-inch wire though the hole on one Swarovski crystal 8mm aquamarine top-drilled bicone drop. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a double-wrapped loop around the wire above the crystal creating an 8mm top-drilled bicone beading drop.
Step 3
String onto the straight end of the wire on the 8mm top-drilled bicone beading drop, one Hill Tribes fine silver 18x6mm cone, fitting the cone over the top of the Swarovski 8mm aquamarine crystal drop concealing the double-wrapped wire. Using round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters, finish the straight end of the wire with a wrapped loop creating a top-drilled bicone and Hill Tribes fine silver cone beading drop.
Step 4
String one Swarovski crystal 4mm aquamarine bicone onto a 1-inch ballpin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a Swarovski crystal 4mm aquamarine bicone beading drop. Repeat to create a total of four Swarovski crystal 4mm aquamarine bicone beading drops.
Step 5
Using chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the top-drilled bicone and Hill Tribes fine silver cone drop and the and the hole on one sterling silver earcuff. Close the jumpring.
Step 6
Using chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on one 4mm bicone bead drop. Close the jumpring. Open one 4mm jumpring and pass it through the last 4mm jumpring. Close the jumpring. Open one 4mm jumpring and pass it through the last 4mm jumpring and the 6mm jumpring attached to the earcuff. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach a second 4mm bicone beading drop and two 4mm jumprings to the 6mm jumpring attached to the earcuff.

Repeat to attach a third 4mm bicone beading drop and one 4mm jumpring to the 6mm jumpring attached to the earcuff.

Open the loop on one 4mm bicone beading drop and attach it to the 6mm jumpring attached to the earcuff. Close the loop.
: : : Additional Resources : : :
  • ''Making a Simple Loop'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Making a Wrapped Loop and Double-Wrapped Loop'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''Opening a Jumpring'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • End of Additional Resources

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