Silver Tiered Drop Earrings

Materials

  • Swarovski Elements Crystal: 4mm Pale Blue Bicones; 4mm and 6mm White Pearls
  • Beadalon silver findings: 2” flat head pins
  • Silver-plated ear wires, two

Tools

  • Beadalon: wire snips, round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers

Basic Supplies

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Directions

STEP 1

  • Pass one bead onto each head pin. See Step 1.

STEP 2

  • Use wire snips to trim 1/2” from end of pair of matching head pins. See Step 2.

STEP 3

  • Use chain-nose pliers to bend head pins 3/8” from ends. See Step 3.

STEP 4

  • Use round-nose pliers to create loop at end of each head pin. See Step 4.

STEP 5

  • Attach second set of head pins through top loop on first head pins. See Step 5.

STEP 6

  • Repeat Steps 2-4. See Step 6.

STEP 7

  • Attach third set of head pins through top loop on second pair of head pins. Repeat Steps 2-4.

STEP 8

  • Use chain-nose pliers to twist open loop on bottom of ear wires. See Step 7.

STEP 9

  • Insert loop on top head pin onto open loop on ear wire. See Step 8.

STEP 10

  • Use chain-nose pliers to twist loops on ear wires closed. See Step 9.

STEP 11

  • Use chain-nose pliers to place two 45º bends on each head pin to create crimped look.
by Keri Lee Sereika
Silver Tiered Drop Earrings
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