Minerva Earrings

PROJECT E2132
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
This slick pair of earrings are cool and edgy with Austrian crystal spikes in the Crystal Rainbow Dark finish. 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. Take one eye pin and string on one bicone bead. Make a simple wire loop. Set aside. Repeat this step twice more.
  2. Open one jump ring and attach one spike pendant to one of the simple wire loop components from the previous step. Close the jump ring.
  3. Move to the other side of the simple wire loop component, and attach a second simple wire loop component, same as you would a jump ring.
  4. Move to the other side of the simple wire loop component, and attach the third simple wire loop component, same as you would a jump ring.
  5. Move to the other side of the simple wire loop component, and attach the earring hook by opening and closing the loop, same as you would a jump ring.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWCR-6293 - Austrian Crystal, 6480 Spike Pendant 18mm, 1 Piece, Crystal Rainbow Dark
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • SWBB-15566 - Austrian Crystal, 5328 Bicone Beads 5mm, 20 Pieces, Crystal Rainbow Dark 2X
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-6257 - 22K Gold Plated Open Eye Pins 22 Gauge 1.5 Inch (x50)
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3030 - 22K Gold Plated Long Elegant Earring Hooks 25mm (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5250 - 22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (100)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5450 - Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5032 - Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose
Additional Information
Theme Special Occasion, Halloween
Ingredients FHP-6257, FEA-3030, FJR-5250, PRES-6480-CRD18, PRES-5328-CRD2X5,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

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.
Open Eye Pins, 1.5 Inches Long and 22 Gauge Thick, 22K Gold Plated (50 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.70 / Package | SKU: FHP-6257
Earring Findings, Long Earring Hooks 25mm, Gold Plated (25 Pairs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pairs.
$11.29 / Package | SKU: FEA-3030
22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (100 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$6.59 / Package | SKU: FJR-5250
PRESTIGE Crystal, #6480 Spike Pendant 18mm, Rainbow Dark (1 Piece)
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$3.39 / Package | SKU: PRES-6480-CRD18
PRESTIGE Crystal, #5328 Bicone Bead 5mm, Rainbow Dark 2X (1 Piece)
You will need 6 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$0.49 / Package | SKU: PRES-5328-CRD2X5
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
$25.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-5450
The Beadsmith Wire Looping Pliers - Concave And Round Nose

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