Earrings with Wirework, Swarovski Crystal and Sterling Silver Jumprings

STEP 1
String one Swarovski smoked topaz AB2X 4mm bicone onto a headpin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a wrapped loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to create a total of eight Swarovski smoked topaz AB2X 4mm bicone wrapped bead drops.
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters cut two 3-inch lengths and two 8-inch lengths of sterling silver 22-gauge round wire.
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and round-nose pliers, open a sterling silver 17.5mm jumpring to form a U-shape. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire with the loop parallel to the outside of the U-shape. Form a simple loop on the opposite end of the U-shape. Repeat to create a U-shape on the second 17.5mm jumpring and on two 15mm jumprings.

Repeat to create a C-shape using a 13mm jumpring making the simple loops to the inside of the C-shape. Repeat to create a second 13mm C-shaped link.
STEP 4
Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters, wrap the straight end of an 8-inch length of wire 5/8 inch from the left loop on a 17.5mm U-shaped link for three wraps to secure the wire to the link.

Fit a 13mm C-shaped link inside the U-shaped link. Wrap the wire in a figure-8 pattern for two wraps to secure the C-shape link to the U-shape link on the left side of center.

Fit a 6mm jumpring above the center of the 17.5mm U-shaped link and wrap the wire for three wraps to secure the 6mm jumpring to the U-shape link.

Continue to wrap the wire in a figure-8 pattern for two wraps to secure the C-shape link to the U-shape link on the right side of center.

Continue to wrap the wire for three wraps on the right side of the U-shaped link to secure the end of the wire to the link.
STEP 5
Wrap the end of a 3-inch length of wire 1/2 inch from the left loop on a 15mm U-shaped link for three wraps to secure the wire to the link.

Fit the 6mm jumpring from Step 4 below the center of the 15mm U-shaped link and wrap the wire for three wraps to secure the 6mm jumpring to the U-shape link.

Continue to wrap the wire for three wraps on the right side of the U-shaped link to secure the end of the wire to the link.
STEP 6
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 12mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on an earwire and the loop on a smoked topaz AB2X 4mm bicone wrapped bead drop. Close the jumpring. Place a small dab of adhesive (Vigor Super Glue) to the opening on the jumpring (optional).
STEP 7
Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on left side of the 15mm U-shaped link and the left side of the 12mm jumpring. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach the right side of the 15mm U-shaped link and the right side of the 12mm jumpring using a 6mm jumpring.
STEP 8
Open a 6mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the left side of the 13mm C-shaped link and the loop on a smoked topaz AB2X 4mm bicone wrapped bead drop. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach a 6mm jumpring to the right side of the 13mm C-shaped link and the opposite side of the smoked topaz AB2X 4mm bicone wrapped bead drop.
STEP 9
Open the loop on the left side of the 17.5mm U-shaped link. Pass a smoked topaz AB2X 4mm bicone wrapped bead drop on the loop. Close the loop. Repeat to attach a smoked topaz AB2X 4mm bicone wrapped bead drop to the loop on the right side of the 17.5mm U-shaped link.
STEP 10
Repeat Steps 4 - 9 to create the second earring.

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