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Earrings with Preciosa Czech Crystal Beads and Wirework
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Patti, Jewelry Designer, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
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- Bead, Preciosa Czech crystal, peridot, 3mm bicone (2 beads)
- Head pin, copper, 1-1/2 inches with 1.5mm ball, 22 gauge (2 head pins)
- Ear wire, antique copper-plated copper, 17mm flat fishhook with 3mm coil and open loop, 20 gauge (2 ear wires)
- Wire, ParaWire, copper, round, 20 gauge
- Pliers, bent-nose
- Pliers, chain-nose
- Pliers, round-nose
- Pliers, flush-cutter
Draw or print a boot shape with an inner loop at the top center.
Cut two 7-inch lengths of 20-gauge wire.
Create a simple loop on one end of a length of wire. Place the wire over the boot template and bend the wire to match. Close the boot shape by wrapping tightly under the simple loop then trim any excess wire.
Repeat to create a second boot.
String a 3mm bicone onto a head pin then create a simple loop. Repeat to create a second drop.
Attach the drops to the inner loops of the boots.
Attach an ear wire to the outer loop of each boot.
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