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 Earrings with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and White Lotus™ Cultured Freshwater Pearls 

Earrings with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS and White Lotus™ Cultured Freshwater Pearls
Step 1
Using flat-nose pliers and chain-nose pliers, open the jumpring connections between the Swarovski and gold-plated 12mm rivoli chain components. Remove two Swarovski and gold-plated emerald 12mm rivoli components.
Step 2
String two White Lotus 5-5.5mm white rice cultured freshwater pearls onto a gold-plated 1-1/4 inch eyepin. Using round-nose pliers, flat-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire.

Repeat to create a second white rice pearl beading link.
Step 3
String one Swarovski emerald 6mm marguerite lochrose, one White Lotus 8.5-9.5mm white round cultured freshwater pearl and one Swarovski emerald 6mm marguerite lochrose onto one gold-plated 1-1/4 inch eyepin. Using round-nose pliers, flat-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire.

Repeat to create a second white round pearl and marguerite lochrose beading link.
Step 4
String one White Lotus 3.5-4mm white rice cultured freshwater pearl onto a gold-plated 1-inch headpin. Using round-nose pliers, flat-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire.
  • Repeat to create a total of six white rice pearl drops
  • Repeat to create a total of four Swarovski emerald 4mm round bead drops
Step 5
Open the loop on one white rice pearl beading link and pass it through the loop on a gold-plated 15x12mm clip-on earring finding. Close the loop.
Step 6
Open the opposite loop on the rice pearl beading link and pass it through one loop on one gold-plated and Swarovski emerald 12mm rivoli component. Close the loop.
Step 7
Open one loop on one white round pearl and marguerite lochrose beading link and pass it through the opposite loop on the gold-plated and Swarovski emerald 12mm rivoli component. Close the loop.
Step 8
Open the opposite loop on the white round pearl and marguerite lochrose beading link and add the following components then close the loop:
  • One Swarovski emerald 4mm round bead drop
  • Three white rice pearl drops
  • One Swarovski emerald 4mm round bead drop
Step 9
Repeat Steps 5 - 8 to create a second earring.
: : : Additional Resources : : :
  • ''Making a Simple Loop'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • End of Additional Resources

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