Design Instructions

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Read about this month's color here.

 

Supplies needed

  • 2    French Hoop Ear Wire Blank    (90-3320-00)
  • 2    Charm Keeper Hoop, 32mm    (01-0401-25)
  • 16     Round Jump Ring 20 Gauge 4mm ID    (01-0024-09) 
  • 2    10mm Swarovski 4470 Cushion Fancy Stones, Light Topaz Shimmer 
  • 2    10mm Swarovski 4470 Cushion Fancy Stones, Crystal Sunshine Delite
  • 2    12mm Swarovski 4470 Cushion Fancy Stones, Light Topaz
  • 4    16mm Swarovski 6106 Pear Pendants, Light Topaz
  • 10    4mm Swarovski 5328 Bicone Beads, Light Topaz Shimmer
  • 4    6mm Swarovski 5328 Bicone Beads, Light Topaz
  • 4    10mm Swarovski A4470JM10 Glue In Settings, Gold
  • 2    12mm Swarovski A4470JM12 Glue In Settings, Gold

Tools

  • Alcohol Wipes
  • Swarovski CG500 Two Part Epoxy Adhesive

Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Size: Approx. 4”

Designer: Swarovski Create Your Style

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

 

Steps

  1. Using alcohol wipes clean all the findings and set aside to dry.
  2. Using one 4470 10mm fancy stone glue into one 10mm cushion setting and set aside for 24 hours to dry. Repeat three times and set aside.
  3. Using one 4470 12mm fancy stone glue into one 12mm cushion setting and set aside for 24 hours to dry. Repeat one time and set aside.
  4. Cut wire into twelve 1” pieces and set aside.String on two barrel beads for button loop.
  5. Using one wire make a simple loop at one end.  Slide on one 4mm 5328 bicone bead and make a simple loop.  Repeat seven more times and set aside.
  6. Using one wire make a simple loop at one end.  Slide on one 6mm 5328 bicone bead and make a simple loop.  Repeat three more times and set aside.
  7. Using one ear wire, slide on one 5328 4mm bicone bead and make a simple loop.  Repeat once and set aside.
  8. Using three jump rings attach one to the 16mm 6106 pendant and then add the other two to create a chain
  9. Using five jump rings attach one to the 16mm 6106 pendant and then add the other four to create a chain.
  10. Using one bead component made in Step 5, attach one 10mm 4470 component in Sunshine Delite made in Step 2.  Repeat once and set aside.
  11. Using one bead component made in Step 5 and one made in Step 6 link together and attach the 6mm end to one 10mm 4470 component in Light Topaz Shimmer made in Step 2.  Repeat once and set aside.
  12. Using two bead components made in Step 5 and one made in Step 6 link together and attach the 4mm end to one 12mm 4470 component in Light Topaz made in Step 2.  Repeat once and set aside.
  13. Using the Charm Keeper Hoop, open the hoop at the top and begin to slide on components in this order:
    1. Component made in Step 11
    2. Component made in Step 8
    3. Component made in Step 12
    4. Component made in Step 9
    5. Component made in Step 10

  14. Repeat Step 14 in the reverse order to make second earring.

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