Snowflake Edelweiss Earrings

PROJECT E2076
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
This Austrian crystal edelweiss flower pendant resembles a snowflake, making it perfect for elegant winter and Christmas themed designs. Sterling silver and silver filled components elevate these earrings to heirloom quality.
Instructions

Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF, if available, may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for current availability.

By following the instructions below you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. For complete instructions please watch our video: How to Make Snowflake Earrings using Austrian Crystal Edelweiss Pendants.
  2. Cut off 10 links of sterling silver chain.
  3. Open one jump ring, attach it to the pendant and one end of the chain. Close the jump ring.
  4. Open the loop of the earring finding the same way you would a jump ring and attach it to the other end of the chain. Close the loop.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • FEA-1220 - Sterling Silver Bass Clef Ear Wire 21mm Long 20 Gauge Thick (4 Pieces)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-03062 - Sterling Silver Open Jump Rings 6mm 20 Gauge Heavy (10)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-0162 - Sterling Silver Cable Chain 2.1mm Bulk By The Ft.
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • SWCR-6263 - Austrian Crystal, 6748 Edelweiss Pendant 18mm, 1 Piece, Crystal AB Frosted
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
Additional Information
Theme Winter, Christmas
Ingredients FEA-1220, CHA-1619, FJR-8021, PRES-6748-CAB18,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Earring Findings, Ear Wire 21mm Long 20 Gauge Thick Sterling Silver (2 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pairs.
$4.10 / Package | SKU: FEA-1220
Sterling Silver Flat Cable Chain, 2mm, by the Foot
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = By the Foot.
$8.99 / Package | SKU: CHA-1619
Silver-Filled Open Jump Rings 6mm 20 Gauge (10 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$2.99 / Package | SKU: FJR-8021
PRESTIGE Crystal, #6748 Edelweiss Pendant 18mm, Crystal AB (1 Piece)
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$6.07 / Package | SKU: PRES-6748-CAB18
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$8.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)

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