Ornamental Earrings

Materials

  • Green with poinsettia flower lampwork glass beads, 12mm, two
  • Swarovski Light Siam Crystal Bicones, 6mm, four
  • Gold daisy spacers, 6mm, four
  • Gold findings: head pins, 2”, two; lever back earring findings, one pair

Tools

  • Bent-nose pliers
  • Round-nose pliers
  • Wire cutters

Directions

STEP 1

  • Slide crystal, daisy spacer, green lampwork bead, daisy spacer, and crystal onto one head pin.

STEP 2

  • Use round-nose and bent-nose pliers to create wrapped loop on end; cut excess wire from head pin using wire cutters.

STEP 3

  • Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to create second earring component.

STEP 4

  • Use round-nose pliers to open loop on bottom of lever back finding; attach earring component and close loop. Repeat for other earring.

Tip

  • 1. Create a matching bracelet or necklace by using a similar crystal, daisy spacer, lampwork bead, daisy spacer, crystal pattern.
by Suzann Sladcik Wilson
Ornamental Earrings
Ornamental Earrings