Earrings with Carnelian Gemstone Beads, Swarovski Crystal Beads and Wirework

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut twenty-four 2-inch, six 3-inch, four 5-inch and two 30-inch lengths of silver 28-gauge round wire.
STEP 2
Using a pair of round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters, wrap the straight end of one 30-inch length of wire around the top of the oval earring hoop under the hinge four to five wraps to secure the wire to the earring.

String onto the wire one 3mm faceted rondelle carnelian bead positioning the bead on the inner edge of the hoop. Wrap the wire around the earring hoop four times. Continue to attach fifteen 3mm faceted rondelle carnelian beads along the inner edge of the hoop with four wire wraps in between each bead. Wrap the wire around the end of the earring hoop four to five times to secure it. Cut the end of the wire with flush-cutters.
STEP 3
Wrap a 5-inch length of wire around the hoop next to the fourth 3mm faceted rondelle carnelian bead twice to secure it to the earring. String onto the wire one 4mm Swarovski crystal Pacific opal bicone bead positioning the bead on the outer edge of the hoop. Continue to attach three 4mm Swarovski crystal Pacific opal bicone beads on each side of the earring hoop along the outer edge of the hoop with one wire wrap in between each bead. Wrap the wire around the opposite 3mm faceted rondelle carnelian bead on the earring hoop twice to secure it.
STEP 4
String one 11x6mm faceted briolette carnelian bead onto a 3-inch length of wire. Using chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, make a briolette wrapped loop to create a 11x6mm faceted carnelian briolette wraped beading drop. Repeat to create a total of six 11x6mm faceted carnelian briolette wrapped beading drops.

Repeat to create twenty-four 3mm faceted rondelle carnelian bead briolette wrapped beading drops using one 3mm faceted rondelle carnelian bead and one 2-inch length of wire.
STEP 5
String one 4mm Swarovski crystal Pacific opal bicone bead onto a 1/2 inch ballpin. Using a pair of round-nose plier, chain-nose pliers and flush-cutters, finish the straight end of the wire with a simple loop creating a 4mm Swarovski crystal Pacific opal bicone beading drop. Repeat to create twelve 4mm Swarovski crystal Pacific opal bicone drops.
STEP 6
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open one 7x5mm oval jumpring. Pass it through the first loop on the bottom of the earring, one 3mm faceted rondelle carnelian bead briolette wrapped beading drop, one 4mm Swarovski crystal Pacific opal bicone beading drop, one 3mm faceted rondelle carnelian bead briolette wrapped beading drop, one 11x6mm faceted carnelian briolette wrapped beading drop, one 3mm faceted rondelle carnelian bead briolette wrapped beading drop, one 4mm Swarovski crystal Pacific opal bicone beading drop, and one 3mm faceted rondelle carnelian bead briolette wrapped beading drop. Close the jumpring. Repeat for the other two loops on the earring hoop.
STEP 7
Repeat Steps 2 - 6 to create the second earring.

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