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Earrings with Swarovski Crystal

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Graphic Art Deco Earrings

Get inspired by Swarovski design team's limitless imagination. Magical project ideas bring a new dimension to simple techniques.

: : : Materials : : :

  • Chain, small rolo (6 inches)

  • Optional:

  • Jumprings
  • Earwires
  • Chain

  • Please take the creative opportunity to substitute the TierraCast findings listed above with alternative items offered at Fire Mountain Gems and Beads.
STEP 1
Cut chain into four 1-1/2 inch pieces. Open one 5mm jumpring and attach to two chain links. Repeat for opposite side and set aside.
STEP 2
Cut one 1-1/4 inch piece of wire and make a small loop at one end (flatten if desired). Attach one Swarovski Xilion bead art. 5328 4mm crystal, slide into the 5th chain link from jumpring. Add one Swarovski Xilion bead art. 5328 5mm jet and slide into the 5th chain link of second piece. Add one Swarovski Xilion bead art. 5328 4mm crystal. Bend the remaining wire over the Swarovski bead. Trim to 1/4 inch, turn a loop with remaining wire (flatten if desired).
STEP 3
Cut one 1-1/2 inch piece of wire and make a small loop at one end (flatten if desired). Attach one Swarovski Xilion bead art. 5328 crystal, slide into the 4th chain link from the last unit added. Add two Swarovski Xilion beads art. 5328 5mm jet and slide into the 4th chain link of second piece. Add one Swarovski Xilion bead art. 5328 4mm crystal. Bend the remaining wire over the Swarovski bead. Trim to 1/4 inch, turn a loop with remaining wire (flatten if desired).
STEP 4
Cut one 1-3/4 inch piece of wire and make a small loop at one end (flatten if desired). Attach one Swarovski Xilion bead art. 5328 crystal, slide into the 4th chain link from the last unit added. Add three Swarovski Xilion bead art. 5328 5mm jet and slide into the 4th chain link of second piece. Add one Swarovski Xilion bead art. 5328 4mm crystal. Bend the remaining wire over the Swarovski bead. Trim to 1/4 inch, turn a loop with remaining wire (flatten if desired).
STEP 5
Open 6mm jumpring and add one Swarovski graphic pendant art. 6685 19mm crystal and the 5mm jumpring from Step 1. Close jumpring.
STEP 6
Open 4mm jumpring and attach both chain link ends. Close jumprings. (Note: make sure both chain lengths are even.)
STEP 7
On an earring blank add one Swarovski Xilion bead art. 5328 4mm jet, turn a loop. Open that loop and attach to the 4mm jumpring from Step 6.
STEP 8
Repeat Steps 2 - 7 to make second earring.

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