Ring with Swarovski Crystal
Blooming Fire Flower Ring
-- Designer --
Rose, Jewelry Production Specialist, Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
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- Bead, Swarovski crystal, fireopal, 4mm round
- Seed bead, Miyuki, glass, silver-lined transparent garnet red, #15 rocaille
- Jumpring, sterling silver, 5.5mm round, 20.5 gauge
- Headpin, sterling silver, 3/4 inch with 2mm ball, 21 gauge
- Ring finding, Hill Tribes, fine silver, 5-6mm wide with 39x38mm flower and 3 loops, adjustable
- Thread, Berkley FireLine, gel-spun polyethylene, smoke, 0.10mm diameter, 3-pound test
- Adhesive, Loctite 409 Gel
- Pliers, flush-cutter
- Pliers, round-nose
- Pliers, chain-nose
- Pliers, bent-nose
- Beading needles
String one Swarovski fireopal 4mm round bead onto a sterling silver ball tip headpin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the headpin. Repeat to create a total of nineteen Swarovski fireopal 4mm round bead drops.
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and bent-nose pliers, open a 5.5mm sterling silver jumpring. Pass it through the through the three loops on the Hill Tribes fine silver ring finding. Close the jumpring.
Open the loop on a Swarovski fireopal 4mm round bead drop. Pass it through the first loop on the ring finding. Close the loop. Repeat to attach a total of nineteen Swarovski fireopal 4mm round bead drops to the three loops on the ring finding and the jumpring attached to the loops.
Using scissors cut a 6-inch length of smoke FireLine® thread. Attach a beading needle to the thread.
String onto the thread nine sets of one Swarovski fireopal 4mm round bead and one #11 garnet red seed bead. Loop the beads around the outer edge of the loop with attached bead drops on the ring finding. Pass the thread back through all of the beads in the loop. Tie two overhand knots to secure the thread in place. Apply a small amount of Loctite® adhesive on the knot for added security.
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