Earrings with Swarovski Crystal Beads and Silver-Plated Brass Beads
-- Designer --
Jude, Jewelry Production Specialist, Marketing Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
- Bead, silver-plated brass, 4mm corrugated round (4 beads)
- Bead, silver-plated brass, 6mm corrugated round (2 beads)
- Bead, Swarovski crystal, aquamarine, 12.5mm ring (4 beads)
- Drop, Swarovski crystal, aquamarine, 17x12mm Crazy 4 U Heart (2 beads)
- Bail, ice pick, silver-plated brass, 8x3mm with loop (2 bails)
- Eyepin, silver-plated brass, 1-inch, 21 gauge (6 eyepins)
- Earwire, silver-plated brass, 19mm fishhook with 3mm ball and 4mm coil with open loop, 20 gauge (2 earwires)
- Pliers, flush-cutter
- Pliers, round-nose
- Pliers, chain-nose
- Pliers, bent-nose
String onto one 1-inch silver-plated eyepin, one hole of a 12.5mm Swarovski open ring bead, one 4mm silver-plated corrugated round bead and the second hole on the 12.5mm Swarovski open ring bead so that the 4mm round bead is in the center of the open ring. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a corrugated/open-ring beading link.
Repeat to create a second corrugated/open-ring beading link.
String one 6mm silver-plated corrugated round bead onto one 1-inch eyepin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a corrugated round beading link.
Open one silver-plated ice-pick bail and insert the prongs into the hole on one Swarovski 17x12mm Crazy 4 U heart drop. Pinch the bail closed.
Open one loop on a corrugated/open-ring beading link and attach it to the loop on a silver-plated fishhook earwire. Close the loop. Open the opposite loop on the corrugated/open-ring beading link and attach it to one loop on a corrugated round beading link. Close the loop. Open the opposite loop on the corrugated round beading link and attach it to one loop on a second corrugated/open-ring beading link. Close the loop.
Open one 3mm round silver-plated jumpring and attach it to the opposite loop on the second corrugated/open-ring beading link and the loop on the top of the ice-pick bail. Close the jumpring.
Repeat Steps 1 - 5 to create the second earring.
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