Earrings with Antiqued Brass-Finished Steel Charms and Sterling Silver and Cubic Zirconia Drops
-- Designer --
Jamie, Jewelry Production Specialist, Marketing Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
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- Drop, sterling silver and cubic zirconia, clear, 3mm faceted round with open loop (6 drops)
- Charm, antiqued brass-finished steel, 21x17mm fancy butterfly with cutouts (6 charms)
- Jumpring, sterling silver, 3.5mm round, 20.5 gauge (60 jumprings)
- Earwire, sterling silver and cubic zirconia, clear, 30x16mm open round with 3 closed loops, 27 gauge (2 earwires)
- Pliers, round-nose
- Pliers, chain-nose
Using round-nose pliers, close the loop on three sterling silver and CZ 3mm drops.
Using round-nose pliers and chain-nose pliers open one sterling silver 3.5mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through the first loop on one sterling silver and CZ earwire and a second jumpring. Close the jumpring.
Add a third jumpring to the second jumpring and repeat to create a chain of thirteen jumprings. Open a fourteenth jumpring and pass it through the cut-out on the right wing tip on one antiqued brass-finished butterfly charm and the thirteenth jumpring. Close the jumpring.
Open one jumpring and pass it through the loop on one sterling silver and CZ 3mm drop. Close the jumpring. Open a second jumpring and pass it through the first jumpring and the cut-out on the bottom left wing on the butterfly charm. Close the jumpring.
Repeat Steps 2 - 4 to create a nine jumpring chain with butterfly charm and CZ drop on the third loop on the sterling silver and CZ earwire.
Repeat Steps 2 - 4 to create a one jumpring chain with butterfly charm and CZ drop on the second loop on the sterling silver and CZ earwire.
Repeat Steps 1 - 6 to create a second earring in a mirror image of the first earring.
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