Earrings with Swarovski Crystal
Minnow Motion Earrings
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Courtesy of Swarovski
- Bead, Swarovski crystal, black diamond, 4mm round (8 beads)
- Bead, Swarovski crystal, indicolite, 4mm round (14 beads)
- Bead, Swarovski crystal, black diamond, 6mm round (6 beads)
- Drop, Swarovski crystal, crystal Bermuda blue, 24x12mm teardrop (2 drops)
- Beading wire, Tigertail
- Pliers, crimping
- Pliers, flat-nose
- Pliers, round-nose
- Pliers, side-cutter
Bead, Swarovski crystal, black diamond, 2mm round (8 beads)
Bead, Swarovski crystal, black diamond, 3mm round (28 beads)
Bead, Swarovski crystal, indicolite, 3mm round (44 beads)
Bead, Swarovski crystal, black diamond, 5mm round (12 beads)
Crimp tube, black, 1mm (2 crimp tubes)
Crimp tube, black, 1.8mm (2 crimp tubes)
Earwire, French hoop, black (2 earwires)
Jumpring, black, 4mm (2 jumprings)
Jumpring, black, 6.5mm (2 jumprings)
Jumpring, black, 8mm (2 jumprings)
- Bead, Swarovski crystal, 2mm round
- Bead, Swarovski crystal, 3mm round
- Beads, Swarovski crystal, round
- Crimp beads
Get inspired by Swarovski design team's limitless imagination. Magical project ideas bring a new dimension to simple techniques.
Cut two 25cm pieces of 0.3mm tigertail. Slide the following Swarovski beads art. 5000 Indicolite onto one piece of the tigertail: 11x3mm, 7x4mm, 11x3mm. Add one 1mm crimping tube to both ends of the wire and pull tight. Crimp the tube by flattening it with the flat-nose pliers.
Open the 8mm jumpring, slide it around the crystal drop made in Step 1 and close the jumpring. It should be between the two tigertail ends as shown in the illustration.
Slide the following Swarovski bead art. 5000 black diamond onto the second 25cm piece of tigertail: 2x2mm, 7x3mm, 2x4mm, 3x5mm and 3x6mm. Reverse the pattern starting with the three beads 5mm black diamond. Add a 1.8mm crimping tube to both tigertail ends. Thread the tigertail ends around the earwire, back through the crimping tube and through the last three beads from the Swarovski crystal assortment as shown in the illustration.
Thread the tigertail ends of the blue crystal drop made in Step 1 through the 1.8mm crimping tube as shown. Tightly pull the ends of the tigertail of the gray drop first and then the ends of the blue drop. When the beads are pulled tight and the earring is in the shape as shown in the illustration, crimp the crimping tube correctly with the crimping pliers and cut off the remaining tigertail ends.
Open the 6.5mm jumpring (you can form one out of a piece of wire and the round-nose pliers if you do not have one). Hang the Swarovski pendant art. 6100 and close the jumpring.
Open the 4mm jumpring, hang it onto the 6.5mm jumpring and close it around the 8mm jumpring as you see in the illustration. Repeat all steps for a second earring.
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