Retired - Baroque Christmas Earrings

PROJECT E7060
Designer: Rachel Zaimont
Skill Level: Beginner
A single, elegant Austrian crystal baroque bead dangles in a frame of sterling silver, creating an easy, understated holiday earring.
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. Take 1 sterling silver head pin and string 1 emerald green Austrian crystal crystal baroque bead. Using pliers, make a simple wire loop.
  2. Open the wire loop you made in the previous step the same way you would open a jump ring. Slide it through the loop inside the upper corner of the sterling silver teardrop pendant. Close the wire loop.
  3. Open the loop of an earring wire. Slide the top loop of the teardrop pendant onto the earring wire, from the end of the wire toward the loop. Close the loop. Enjoy your earrings!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWCR-5240 - Austrian Crystal, 5058 Baroque Bead 10mm, 2 Pieces, Emerald
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCO-098 - Teardrop Shaped Open Frame Link, with Two Rings 32.5x20mm, 1 Piece, Sterling Silver
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • FEA-012 - French Ear Wire, with 1.5mm Ball End 27x11mm, 4 Pieces, Sterling Silver
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-02315 - Sterling Silver Head Pins 22 Gauge 1.5 Inch (10)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
Additional Information
Theme Winter, Delicate, Christmas
Ingredients SWCR-5240, FCO-098, FEA-012, FHP-02315,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. This project is RETIRED. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
French Ear Wire, with 1.5mm Ball End 27x11mm Sterling Silver (2 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pairs.
$4.80 / Package | SKU: FEA-012
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
The Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$8.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514

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