Design Instructions

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Supplies needed: Earrings

  • 9"    Brass Cable Chain 6x4mm   (20-0425-27)

  • 8    Round Jump Ring 8mm ID   (01-0026-27)

  • 8    Round Jump Ring 5.5mm ID   (01-0025-27)

  • 8    Head Pin 21 gauge 2"   (01-0028-27)
  • 2    French Hook Ear Wire w/Bronze Coil   (90-5128-12)
  • 6    Coco wood shard pendants
  • 2    Swarovski 6868 Cross Tribe Pendant, 24mm, Light Siam

  • 4    Swarovski 6734 Pure Leaf Pendant, 14mm, Fern Green

  • 8    Swarovski 5328 Bicone Bead, 6mm, Tangerine

Supplies needed: Necklace

  • 10    Beaded 3-1 Link   (94-3055-26)
  • 1    Palace Magnetic Clasp   (94-6244-27)

     

  • 2    Oval Jump Ring 20 gauge, 4x3mm ID (01-0018-27)
  • 6    66mm Wavy wooden beads
  • 36    Swarovski 5328 Bicone Bead, 4mm, Tangerine    
  • 36    Swarovski 5328 Bicone Bead, 4mm, Light Siam

  • 108    Swarovski 5328 Bicone Bead, 4mm, Fern Green
  • 60"    Artistic Wire 20 gauge, Gun Metal Bronze

Tools:

  • round nose pliers
  • chain and/or flat nose pliers (2)
  • wire cutters

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: Earrings - approx. 4”, Necklace - approx. 32"

Designer: Swarovski Create Your Style

 

Watch our technique videos on the TierraCast Blog (look for Jump Rings and Simple Loops).

Steps - Earrings

  1. Cut the chain into two 1” pieces, two 1 ½” pieces, and two 2” pieces and set aside.
  2. Using one head pin slide on one 6mm Tangerine bead and make a simple loop. Repeat this 7 more times and set aside.
  3. Using one 10mm (8mm ID) jump ring open the ring and attach the 1” piece of chain, then the 2” piece of chain, and then the 1 ½” piece of chain in that order. At the bottom of each chain use a 10mm jump ring and attach one Coco wood pendant.
  4. Taking the 1” chain component add on one Tangerine bead component made in Step 2.
  5. Taking the 1 ½” chain component add on one Tangerine bead component made in Step 2 and using an 8mm jump ring (5.5mm ID) add on one Pure Leaf pendant.
  6. Taking the 2” chain component add on two Tangerine bead components made in Step 2 and using an 8mm jump ring add on one Pure Leaf pendant.
  7. Add the ear wire to the top of the original 10mm jump ring holding all the chains.
  8. Add an 8mm jump ring to the Lt Siam Tribal Cross pendant. Holding the ear wire straight open a second 8mm jump ring and attach the cross by sliding the open jump ring through the top links in the three original chains.
  9. Repeat Steps 3-8 to make second earring.

Steps - Necklace

  1. Cut the wire into fifteen 2 ½” pieces and six 3 ½” pieces and set aside.
  2. Using one 3 ½” piece of wire make a simple loop and slide on one wavy wooden bead and make a simple loop to close. Repeat 5 more times and set aside.
  3. Using one 2 ½” piece of wire make a simple loop and attach to one beaded link in hole #1, slide on twelve 4mm 5328 Tangerine bicone beads and make a simple loop. Attach to a second beaded link in hole #1. Repeat this two more times for hole #2 and #3. Set aside. 
  4. Using one 2 ½” piece of wire make a simple loop and attach to one beaded link in hole #1, slide on twelve 4mm 5328 Light Siam bicone beads and make a simple loop.  Attach to a second beaded link in hole #1. Repeat this two more times for hole #2 and #3. Set aside.
  5. Using one 2 ½” piece of wire make a simple loop and attach to one beaded link in hole #1, slide on twelve 4mm 5328 Fern Green bicone beads and make a simple loop.  Attach to a second beadedlink in hole #1. Repeat this two more times for hole #2 and #3. Set aside. Repeat this step two more times to make two more components.
  6. Using a jump ring attach one end of the magnetic clasp to one wooden component made in Step 2. Using a Fern Green component made in Step 5 attach to other end of wooden bead. Continue this method to create the pattern of color and wooden beads of your choice.
  7. Using a jump ring attach the other end of the magnetic clasp to the last wooden link in the necklace.

Download the Africa Earrings and Necklace PDF