Earrings with Swarovski Crystal and Gold-Plated Brass Beads

Making a Simple Loop

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STEP 1
String the following onto one gold-plated 2-1/2 inch headpin:
  • One gold-plated 4x2mm heishi
  • One Swarovski and epoxy jonquil and yellow 10mm pavé ball
  • One gold-plated 4x2mm heishi
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 pavé ball drop.
STEP 2
String the following onto one gold-plated 2-inch eyepin:
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 10x10mm cube
  • One Swarovski crystal AB 8x3.5mm square rondelle
  • One Swarovski gemcolors turquoise 10mm pearl
Form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire creating a Swarovski link.
STEP 3
Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to create a total of two pavé drops and two Swarovski links.
STEP 4
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers open the loop on one gold-plated leverback earwire. Pass the loop through the wrapped loop on one Swarovski link. Close the loop.

Open the loop on the opposite end of the Swarovski link. Pass the loop through the loop on one pavé drop. Close the loop.
STEP 5
Repeat Step 4 to create a second earring.

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