Earrings with Antiqued Gold-plated Pewter Beads, Celestial Crystal® Beads and Gold-Plated Brass Chain

STEP 1
String one 4mm diamond purple crystal and one antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle onto a 1-1/2 inch headpin. 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 4mm diamond purple crystal with 5mm flat rondelle drop. Repeat to create two 4mm diamond purple crystal with single rondelle drops.

Repeat to create the following bead drops using the following beads and one 1-1/2 inch headpin for each:
  • Two 4mm diamond purple crystal with triple rondelles drops, using one 4mm diamond purple crystal, one antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle, one antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle and one antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle
  • Four 4mm round pink crystal with rondelles drops, using one 4mm round pink crystal, one antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle, and one antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle
  • Four 4mm diamond amethyst crystal with rondelles drops, using one 4mm round pink crystal, one antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle, and one antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the 4mm diamond purple crystal with single rondelle drop and one antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle. Close the jumpring.

Repeat Step 2 to attach one antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle and one 6mm jumpring to each of the twelve bead drops.
STEP 3
Using flush-cutters, cut four 5/8-inch (8-link) lengths, four 3/4-inch (9-link) lengths, and two 1-inch (13-link) lengths of brass plated 2.2mm cable chain.
STEP 4
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the first loop on an 8-link length of chain. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach a 5mm jumpring to the first link on each of the ten lengths of chain.
STEP 5
Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on an earwire and one antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle. Close the jumpring. Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle. Close the jumpring.
STEP 6
Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the last 6mm jumpring attached in Step 5 and the antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle attached to the 4mm diamond purple crystal with single rondelle drop. Close the jumpring.
STEP 7
Open a 5mm jumpring. Pass it through the last 6mm jumpring attached in Step 5 and one antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle. Close the jumpring.

Repeat adding a 5mm jumpring with an antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle, until there is a chain of five jumprings.

Repeat to create a second chain of five 5mm jumprings with antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelles attached to the last 6mm jumpring attached in Step 5.
STEP 8
Open the loop on the 2-1/2 inch eyepin. Pass it through the last 5mm jumpring on the first set of chains created in Step 7. Close the loop.
STEP 9
String the following onto the eyepin:
  • One 4mm diamond purple crystal
  • One antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle, one antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle and one antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle
  • The jumpring attached to a 8-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle, one antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle and one antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle
  • The jumpring attached to a 9-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle, one antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle and one antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle
  • The jumpring attached to a 13-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle, one antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle and one antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle
  • The jumpring attached to a 9-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle, one antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle and one antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle
  • The jumpring attached to a 8-link length of chain
  • One antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle, one antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle and one antiqued gold-plated 5mm flat rondelle
  • One 4mm diamond amethyst crystal
STEP 10
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the 2-inch eyepin.
STEP 11
Gently curve the beaded eyepin into a half moon curve.
STEP 12
Open the second loop on the eyepin and pass it through the last 5mm jumpring on second set of the chains created in Step 7. Close the loop.
STEP 13
Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the last link on the first 8-link length of chain and the antiqued gold-plated 8.5mm dotted rondelle attached to the 4mm diamond amethyst purple crystal with rondelles drop. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach a 4mm diamond amethyst crystal with rondelles drop to the opposite 8-link length of chain.

Repeat to attach a 4mm round pink crystal with rondelles drop to the two 9-link lengths of chain.

Repeat to attach a 4mm diamond purple crystal with rondelles drop to the center 13-link length of chain.
STEP 14
Repeat Steps 5 - 13 to create the second earring.

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