Retired - Easter Egg Hunt Earrings

PROJECT E2070
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
These Pastel Austrian crystal pearls make the perfect Easter Eggs, and in this design they swing playfully on delicate chains.
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. Cut lengths of chain in the following sizes: 3/4 inch, 1 inch, 1 1/2 inch, and 1 3/4 inch. Set aside.
  2. Take one headpin and string on one blue pearl. Make a wrapped wire loop. Snip any excess wire. Repeat this step for one green, yellow and pink pearl.
  3. By opening one jump ring attach the pearls to one end of each chain in the following order: 3/4 inch: Pink; 1 inch: Green; 1 1/2 inch: Yellow; 1 3/4 inch: Blue.
  4. Take one jump ring and string on the ends of the chains attached to the pearls in this order: green, yellow, blue and pink. Close the jump ring around the loop of the earring post.
  5. Attach the back to the earring post.
  6. All done!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWP-1105 - Austrian Crystal, 5821 Pear Shaped Faux Pearl Beads 11mm, 4 Pieces, Pastel Blue
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWP-1106 - Austrian Crystal, 5821 Pear Shaped Faux Pearl Beads 11mm, 4 Pieces, Pastel Green
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWP-1108 - Austrian Crystal, 5821 Pear Shaped Faux Pearl Beads 11mm, 4 Pieces, Pastel Rose
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWP-1109 - Austrian Crystal, 5821 Pear Shaped Faux Pearl Beads 11mm, 4 Pieces, Pastel Yellow
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-1065 - Silver Plated Stud Earrings Ball Post & Ring 6mm (10)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-1013 - Silver Plated Earring Backs (Earnuts) Med. (100)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5454 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-98922 - Silver Plated Fine Figure 8 Cable Chain 3x1.8mm Links - Sold By The Foot
    Project uses 10 Inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-5420 - Silver Plated Head Pins 2 Inches 24 Gauge (X50)
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

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 Spring, Easter
Ingredients SWP-1105, SWP-1106, SWP-1108, SWP-1109, FEA-1065, FEA-1013, FJR-5454, CHA-98922, FHP-5420,

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.
Earring Posts, Stud with Ball 6mm, Silver Plated (5 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 5 Pairs.
$5.49 / Package | SKU: FEA-1065
Earring Backs, Medium Clutch 6mm, Silver Plated (50 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pairs.
$5.79 / Package | SKU: FEA-1013
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (50 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$2.49 / Package | SKU: FJR-5454
Head Pins, 2 Inches Long and 24 Gauge Thick, Silver Plated (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$2.99 / Package | SKU: FHP-5420
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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

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