Dia de los Muertos Earrings featuring Austrian Crystals

PROJECT E2365
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
Celebrate the Day of the Dead with these musical charms hanging from a cluster of crystals. Now updated with PRESTIGE crystals.
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. To see how to complete this project from start to finish, please watch our video: How to Make the Dia de los Muertos Earrings featuring Austrian crystals. Start by making the wrapped wire loops and then assembling the earring using jump rings as seen in the video.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWBI-1415 - Austrian Crystal, #5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Jet
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWBI-14591 - Austrian Crystal, #5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Amethyst Shimmer
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWBI-14075 - Austrian Crystal, #5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Hyacinth
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWBI-14594 - Austrian Crystal, #5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Erinite Shimmer
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3025 - Silver Plated Long Elegant Earring Hooks 25x16.5mm (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-5320 - Silver Plated Head Pins 2 Inches Long/22 Gauge (X50)
    Project uses 32 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5150 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (x100)
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-5536 - TierraCast Silver Plated Pewter Dia De Los Muertos Catrina Pendant Charm 23mm (1)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-5495 - TierraCast Silver Plated Pewter Dia De Los Muertos Guitaro Pendant Charm 24mm (1)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-0021 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Round Nose Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-0020 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)
  • XTL-0023 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Bent Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
Additional Information
Theme Halloween
Ingredients FEA-3025, FHP-5320, FJR-5150, PND-5536, PND-5495, PRES-5328-JET4, PRES-5328-AMYS4, PRES-5328-HY4, PRES-5328-ERNAB4,

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, Long Elegant Hooks 25mm, Silver Plated (25 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$6.77 / Package | SKU: FEA-3025
Head Pins, 2 Inches Long and 22 Gauge Thick, Silver Plated (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.79 / Package | SKU: FHP-5320
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (100 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$5.39 / Package | SKU: FJR-5150
TierraCast Silver Plated Pewter Dia De Los Muertos Catrina Pendant Charm 23mm (1 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: PND-5536
TierraCast Silver Plated Pewter Dia De Los Muertos Guitaro Pendant Charm 24mm (1 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: PND-5495
PRESTIGE Crystal, #5328 Bicone Bead 4mm, Jet (1 Piece)
You will need 8 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$0.29 / Package | SKU: PRES-5328-JET4
PRESTIGE Crystal, #5328 Bicone Bead 4mm, Amethyst Shimmer (1 Piece)
You will need 8 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$0.29 / Package | SKU: PRES-5328-AMYS4
PRESTIGE Crystal, #5328 Bicone Bead 4mm, Hyacinth (1 Piece)
You will need 8 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$0.20 / Package | SKU: PRES-5328-HY4
PRESTIGE Crystal, #5328 Bicone Bead 4mm, Erinite AB (1 Piece)
You will need 8 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$0.29 / Package | SKU: PRES-5328-ERNAB4
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Bent Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Round Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$29.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-0021
Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$32.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-0020

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