Retired - Fitzgerald Earrings

PROJECT E1024
Designer: Megan Milliken
Skill Level: Beginner
Lovely art deco style beads give these earrings a classy sort of sass. The perfect addition to your night on the town 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.

Don't forget to double these instructions to create your matched pair of earrings.
  1. Cut a piece of black beading wire 3.5" long.
  2. Place a silver plated crimp cord end with loop on one end of the wire andcrimp it closed at the base of the tube.
  3. Onto the wire, place one 3mm black diamond crystal bicone bead, one silver plated deco cube bead, one bicone bead, one cube bead, one bicone bead, one cube bead, one bicone bead, one cube bead, and one bicone bead.
  4. Place a second crimp cord end onto the other end of the wire and crimp it closed at the base of the tube.
  5. Open a 4mm oval silver plated pewter jump ring and place both crimp rings in, then close it up.
  6. Open a second jump ring and use it to attach the first jump ring to a silver plated pewter faceted diamond earring post.
  7. Place a silver plated earring back onto the earring post.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BMB-3284 - TierraCast Fine Silver Plated Pewter Deco Cube Beads 6.8mm (4)
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • FCR-1320 - Silver Plated Cord Ends / 2 x 3mm Crimp Beads With Loop (100)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

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

  • FEA-1512 - TierraCast Silver Plated Pewter Stud Post Earrings Faceted Diamond
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5400 - TierraCast Silver Plated Brass Oval Jump Rings 4mm 20 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWBB-1318 - Austrian Crystal, 5328 Bicone Beads 3mm, 25 Pieces, Black Diamond
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-67553 - Beadalon Wire Black 7 Strand .015 Inch / 30Ft
    Project uses 7 inches. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
  • XTL-5230 - Double Notch Crimping Pliers - Works on 2mm And 3mm Crimps
Additional Information
Theme Winter, Special Occasion, Bridal
Ingredients FCR-1320, FEA-1013, FEA-1512, FJR-5400,

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.
Cord Ends, Crimp Beads with Loop 3x2mm, Silver Plated (100 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$22.99 / Package | SKU: FCR-1320
Earring Backs, Medium Clutch 6mm, Silver Plated (50 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pairs.
$8.87 / Package | SKU: FEA-1013
Earring Posts, Stud Faceted Diamond with Ring 12mm, Silver Plated Pewter, by TierraCast (1 Pair)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pair.
$3.79 / Package | SKU: FEA-1512
TierraCast Silver Plated Brass Oval Jump Rings 4mm 20 Gauge (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.59 / Package | SKU: FJR-5400
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Tools and Other Supplies:

The Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
/ Package | SKU: XTL-5700
Double Notch Crimping Pliers - Works on 2mm And 3mm Crimps

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