Earrings with Swarovski Crystal Beads and Sterling Silver Beads

STEP 1
Cut an 8-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. String one Swarovski 10mm crystal heart bead onto the wire then center the heart on the wire.
STEP 2
Starting on one side, string on the following beads:
  • Two 3mm stardust beads
  • One Swarovski 6mm round crystal bead
  • Eight 3mm stardust beads
STEP 3
Repeat Step 2 to string beads on the other side of the wire.
STEP 4
Thread both ends of the Accu-Flex beading wire through a 2.5mm silver-plated crimp bead. Thread each end of the beading wire through an Accu-Guard wire protector, threading the wires singularly over the channel and in opposite directions, then pass both ends back through the crimp bead. Pass one end of wire through the last two stardust beads on the right and then pass the other end of wire through the last two stardust beads on the left.
STEP 5
Pull the wire tight so the crimp is in place and there is no slack between the beads. Crimp the crimp bead.
STEP 6
Place a silver-plated crimp cover over the crimp bead and gently close the cover securely.
STEP 7
Trim off excess wire on both ends.
STEP 8
Open the loop of an earwire and attach to the Accu-Guard. Close the loop.

Repeat Steps 1 - 8 to create the second earring.

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