Design Instructions

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Supplies needed: Earrings

  • 2     French Hook Ear Wire w/2mm Bead, SF (90-8120-10)

  • 2     Small Shell Bead    (94-5682-12)

  • 8     Head Pin 21 Gauge, 2”    (01-0028-01)

  • 6     Eye Pin 21 Gauge, 2”    (01-0027-01)

  • 2    Swarovski 5040 Briolette Bead, 8mm, Light Turquoise

  • 2    Swarovski 5328 Bicone Bead, 6mm, Peridot

  • 2    Swarovski 5000 Round Bead, 4mm, Rose Peach
  • 10    Swarovski 5810 Crystal Pearls 2mm, Pearlescent White
  • 10    Swarovski 5810 Crystal Pearl 3mm, Pearlescent White
  • 8    Swarovski 5810 Crystal Pearls 4mm, Pearlescent White

Supplies needed: Bracelet

  • 1    Large Shell Bead    (94-5679-12)
  • 1    Spindle Shell Charm    (94-2233-12)
  • 1    Sand Dollar Charm    (94-2449-12)
  • 1    Abalone Shell Charm    (94-2235-12)
  • 1    Shell Charm    (94-2448-12)
  • 1    Craftsman Toggle    (94-6205-61)
  • 7”    8x5mm Cable Chain    (20-0625-12)
  • 48    Head Pin 21 Gauge, 2”    (01-0028-01)
  • 5    Oval Jump Rings 20 Gauge 4x3mm ID    (01-0018-01)
  • 16”    20g Artistic Wire®
  • 6    Swarovski 5040 Briolette Beads, 8mm, Light Turquoise
  • 15    Swarovski 5000 Round Beads, 8mm, Light Turquoise
  • 11    Swarovski 5328 Bicone Beads, 6mm, Peridot
  • 10    Swarovski 6428 Rivoli Pendant, 8mm, Rose Peach
  • 6    Swarovski 5810 Crystal Pearls, 4mm, Pearlescent White
  • 20    Swarovski 5810 Crystal Pearl, 6mm, Pearlescent White
  • 5    Swarovski 5810 Crystal Pearls, 8mm, Pearlescent White

Tools:

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

Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Size: Earrings - approx. 2 1/2”, Bracelet - approx. 8"

Designer: Swarovski Create Your Style

 

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

Steps - Earrings

  1. Using one head pin slide on one 2mm pearl, one 3mm pearl and one 4mm pearl and make a   simple loop.  Repeat 3 more times and set aside.
  2. Using one head pin slide on one 2mm pearl, and one 3mm pearl and make a simple loop.  Repeat 1 more time and set aside.
  3. To make the earring take one head pin and slide on one 2mm pearl, one 4mm 5000 Rose Peach bead, and one 2mm pearl.  Make a simple loop.  Attach one drop made in Step 2.  Now attach this to one eye pin.  Slide on one 3mm pearl, one 6mm 5328 Peridot bead, and one 3mm pearl.  Make a simple loop.  Attach one drop made in Step 1. Now attach this to one eye pin.  Slide on one 4mm pearl, one 8mm 5040 Lt Turquoise bead, one 4mm pearl and make a simple loop.  Attach one drop made in Step 1. Now attach this to one eye pin.  Slide on one Shell Bead and make a simple loop to close.  Attach one ear wire.
  4. Repeat Step 3 to make second earring.

Steps - Necklace

  1. Using the Cable chain, open one end and attach one end of the toggle and repeat for the other end.
  2. Cut the wire into sixteen 1” pieces and set aside.
  3. Attach one jump ring on each sea life charm and set aside.  For the shell bead slide it onto one head pin and make a simple loop and set aside.
  4. To create the pearl and crystal drops.
    •    Using one head pin slide on one 4mm pearl and make a simple loop.  Using one piece of wire make a simple loop and slide on 8mm 5040 Lt Turquoise bead and make a simple loop and attach the pearl drop.  Repeat 5 more times and set aside.
    •    Using one head pin slide on one 8mm pearl and make a simple loop.  Using one piece of wire make a simple loop and slide on 6mm 5328 Peridot bead and make a simple loop and attach the pearl drop.  Repeat 4 more times and set aside.
    •    Using one head pin slide on one 8mm 5000 Lt. Turquoise bead and make a simple loop.  Repeat 14 more times and set aside.
    •    Using one head pin slide on one 6mm 5328 Peridot bead and make a simple loop.  Repeat 5 more times and set aside.
    •    Using one head pin slide on one 6mm pearl and make a simple loop.  Repeat 14 more times and set aside.
    •    Using one piece of wire make a simple loop and slide on 6mm pearl and make a simple loop and attach one Xilion Rose Peach pendant.  Repeat 4 more times and set aside.
    •    Using jump rings attach to one Xilion Rose Peach pendant.  Repeat 4 more times and set aside.
  5. To create charm bracelet use all components made in Steps 3-4 and attach to the chain made in Step 1.

Download the Costa Rica Earrings and Bracelet PDF