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 Earrings with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and Acrylic and Antiqued Silver-Finished Brass and "Pewter" Focals 

Earrings with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and Acrylic and Antiqued Silver-Finished Brass and "Pewter" Focals
Step 1
String one Swarovski creamrose light 11x8mm pear pearl and one Swarovski crystal AB 4mm round bead onto one gunmetal-plated 2-inch headpin. Using round-nose pliers, flat-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire.
Step 2
Assemble one acrylic and antiqued silver-finished round tube focal as follows:
  • Pass eyepin through one end cap and the plastic tube
  • While holding the plastic tube in place, fill the plastic tube with Swarovski crystal AB 2mm round beads
  • Add the second end cap and the plastic stopper bead
Step 3
Using round-nose pliers, flat-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire.
Step 4
Open the loop on one anodized niobium fishhook earwire and pass it through the simple loop on the round tube focal beading link. Close the loop.
Step 5
Open the opposite loop on the round tube focal beading link and pass it through the wrapped loop on the Swarovski creamrose light 11x8mm pear pearl beading drop. Close the loop.
Step 6
Using flush-cutters, cut the loop from one gunmetal-plated cord tip.
Step 7
Using flat-nose pliers, close the gunmetal-plated cord tip around the plastic stopper bead and simple loop on top of the round tube focal beading link.

Repeat Steps 1 - 7 to create a second earring.
: : : 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
  • End of Additional Resources

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