Earrings with Swarovski Crystal Beads, Czech Pressed Glass Beads and Silver-Plated Brass Links

STEP 1
String one 6.5x6x4mm glass heart bead onto one 1-inch silver-plated headpin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a 6.5x6x4mm glass heart bead drop.

Repeat to create a total of twelve 6.5x6x4mm glass heart bead drops.
STEP 2
String one Swarovski 12mm wild heart bead onto one 1-inch sterling silver eyepin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire creating a 12mm wild heart beading link.
STEP 3
Gently spread the bars of one 14x14mm silver-plated bead cage link and insert four 6.5x6mm glass heart beads. Gently close the bars.
STEP 4
Create 11 separate jumpring chains using 4mm round silver-plated jumprings starting with a two-jumpring chain and increasing the number of jumprings by two for each chain--2 link/4 link/6 link/8 link/10 link, etc., all the way up to a 22-link jumpring chain.
STEP 5
Open the loop on one 6.5x6x4mm glass heart bead drop and attach it to the last link on the two-jumpring chain. Close the loop.

Repeat to attach one 6.5x6x4mm glass heart bead drop to the last link on each jumpring chain.
STEP 6
Open the loop on one 6.5x6x4mm glass heart bead drop and attach it to one bar on the 14x14mm silver-plated bead cage link. Close the loop.
STEP 7
Open the first jumpring on the two-jumpring chain and attach it to the second bar on the 14x14mm silver-plated bead cage link. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach one jumpring chain to one bar of the 14x14mm silver-plated bead cage link in ascending order.
STEP 8
Open the bottom loop of the 12mm wild heart beading link and attach to the top loop of the 14x14mm silver-plated bead cage link. Close the loop.
STEP 9
Open the top loop of the 12mm wild heart beading link and attach to the loop on one 17mm silver-plated fishhook earwire. Close the loop.

Repeat Steps 1 - 9 to create a second earring.

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