Earrings with Swarovski Crystal and Acrylic and Antiqued Silver-Finished Brass and "Pewter" Focals
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Tim Cronkhite, Senior Customer Advocate, Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®To learn more about Tim Cronkhite, read his jewelry artist success story here
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- Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal AB, 2mm round
- Bead, Swarovski crystal, crystal AB, 4mm round (2 beads)
- Pearl, Swarovski crystal, creamrose light, 11x8mm pear (2 pearls)
- Focal, acrylic and antiqued silver-finished brass and ''pewter'' (zinc-based alloy), clear, 34x12mm with 25mm round tube and removable ends, 2-inch eyepin (2 focals)
- Cord tip, gunmetal-plated brass, 10x5mm bend style with loop, 4mm inside diameter (2 cord tips)
- Headpin, gunmetal-plated brass, 2-inch, 21 gauge (2 headpins)
- Earwire, anodized niobium, natural, 13mm fishhook with open loop, 20 gauge (2 earwires)
- Pliers, chain-nose
- Pliers, round-nose
- Pliers, flush-cutter
- Pliers, flat-nose
- 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
Repeat Steps 1 - 7 to create a second earring.
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