Retired - Discotheque Earrings

PROJECT E1061
Designer: Megan Milliken
Skill Level: Beginner
These dazzling earrings are like little disco balls, swinging from your ears. They will add a bit of bling and a lot of fabulous to any look.
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.

  1. Thread a 4mm crystal bicone bead, a rhodium plated bead aligner, a crystal BeCharmed square pave bead, another bead aligner, and another bicone bead onto a silver plated 2", 22 gauge head pin. Make sure that the ends of the bead aligners are sitting inside the BeCharmed bead.
  2. Create a wrapped wire loop after the last bicone bead.
  3. Cut a 2" length of sterling silver 2mm flat cable chain.
  4. Use a 3mm sterling silver jump ring to hang the beaded piece from one end of the chain. Use a second jump ring to hang the other end of the chain from a sterling silver shepherd crook earring.
  5. Repeat this process to create your second earring.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWBB-5130 - Austrian Crystal, 80201 BeCharmed Square Pave European Style Lg Hole Bead 14mm, 1 Pc, Crystal
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • CHA-1619 - Sterling Silver Flat Cable Chain 2mm Unfinished Bulk By The Foot
    Project uses 4 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-227 - TierraCast White Bronze Plated Lead-Free Pewter Classic Pandora Bead Aligners 7mm (4)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-02320 - Sterling Silver Head Pins 22 Gauge 2 Inches (10)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-4046 - Sterling Silver Sleek & Graceful Shepherd Crook Earring Hooks (2 PAIR)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-03030 - Sterling Silver Open Jump Rings 3mm 22 Gauge (20)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWBI-1400 - Austrian Crystal, 5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Crystal
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5032 - Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
Additional Information
Theme Winter, Special Occasion, Bridal
Ingredients SWBB-5130, CHA-1619, BMB-227, FHP-02320, FEA-4046, FJR-03030, SWBI-1400,

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.
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
Bead Aligner, Classic Style 7mm, White Bronze Plated, by TierraCast (4 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$2.45 / Package | SKU: BMB-227
Head Pins, 2 Inches Long and 22 Gauge Thick, Sterling Silver (10 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$12.74 / Package | SKU: FHP-02320
Sterling Silver Sleek & Graceful Shepherd Crook Earring Hooks (2 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pairs.
$8.75 / Package | SKU: FEA-4046
Sterling Silver Open Jump Rings 3mm 22 Gauge (20 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$4.99 / Package | SKU: FJR-03030
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
The Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire (1 Piece)

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