Retired - Classic Bridal Drop Earrings

PROJECT E2261
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
A classic pearl drop earring for the classic bride featuring Swarovski Crystals and Pearls.
Instructions
By following the instructions below you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. Take one head pin and string on one pearl with the large side facing down. Then string on one bead cap with the large side facing down, and one bead cap with the large side facing up. Finally string on one crystal bead.
  2. Make a wrapped wire loop. Trim any excess wire.
  3. Open the lever back of the earring and slide this loop up and over the earring until it sits it the curved well at the base. Close the lever back to wear and you're all done!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWC-0400 - Swarovski Crystal, 5000 Round Beads 4mm, 12 Pieces, Crystal
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWP-1101 - Swarovski Crystal, 5821 Pear Shaped Faux Pearl Beads 11mm, 4 Pieces, White
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-3827 - TierraCast Silver Plated Pewter Beaded Bead Caps 4mm (20)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-6018 - Silver Plated Earring Findings Leverbacks 17x9mm (5 Pairs)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-5320 - Silver Plated Head Pins 2 Inches Long/22 Gauge (X50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
Additional Information
Theme Special Occasion, Bridal
Ingredients SWC-0400, SWP-1101, BMB-3827, FEA-6018, FHP-5320,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. 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.
Swarovski Crystal, #5000 Round Beads 4mm, 12 Pieces, Crystal
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 12 Pieces.
$3.75 / Package | SKU: SWC-0400
TierraCast Silver Plated Pewter
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$4.15 / Package | SKU: BMB-3827
Earring Findings, Interchangeable Leverbacks 17x9mm (5 Pairs) Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 5 Pairs.
$4.79 / Package | SKU: FEA-6018
Head Pins, 2 Inches Long and 22 Gauge Thick, 50 Pieces, Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.79 / Package | SKU: FHP-5320
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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
$8.29 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514

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