Not Just Grandma's Silk Teardrop Earrings

PROJECT E505
Designer: Kathy Mannix
Skill Level: Beginner
There's nothing old fashioned about these Swarovski Rivoli and brass filigree earrings.
Instructions
  1. Use your chain nose pliers to slightly bend up 3 corners of the square filigree (PND-7028). (HINT: the square is dapped or indented already so the corners will already be bent slightly upward)
  2. Lay the Rivoli crystal (SWC-9305) face up into the center of the square. It will lay right inside the dapped indentation nicely. Hold the rivoli with your fingers while you bend over 2 of the sides (opposite sides) pressing them gently on top of the rivoli crystal.
  3. Now take the bottom corner with your fingers and gently push it up against the, but not over the rivoli.
  4. Take your chain nose pliers and bend the tip of the bottom corner of the square back down slightly. This will allow you to hang a dangle.
  5. Open a 4mm jump ring (FJR-5347). Link on a filigree charm (PND-7114). Link onto the bottom of the square filigree corner. Close jump ring.
  6. The top corner of your finished piece will easily slide onto the bottom of one of the ear wires (FEA-6650) (see photo)
  7. Repeat the steps above to make the second earring.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • PND-7114 - Vintaj Natural Brass Filigree Teardrop Charms 12mm (2)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-7028 -
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-6650 - Vintaj Natural Brass Long Arched Ear Wire 45mm (1 Pair)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWC-9305 - Swarovski Crystal, 1122 Rivoli Fancy Stones 12mm, 4 Pieces, Silk Sf
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5347 - Vintaj Natural Brass Jump Rings 4.75mm Open 19 Gauge (25)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

Additional Information
Theme Bridal
Ingredients PND-7114, PND-7028, FEA-6650, SWC-9305, FJR-5347,

Purchase Components

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Vintaj Natural Brass Filigree Teardrop Charms 12mm (2)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$1.79 / Package | SKU: PND-7114
Vintaj Natural Brass Square Dapt Filigree Stampings 20mm (2)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$3.79 / Package | SKU: PND-7028
Vintaj Natural Brass Long Arched Ear Wire 45mm (1 Pair)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pair.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: FEA-6650
Swarovski Crystal, #1122 Rivoli Fancy Stones 12mm, 4 Pieces, Silk Foiled
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$3.65 / Package | SKU: SWC-9305
Vintaj Natural Brass Jump Rings 4.75mm Open 19 Gauge (25)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$2.15 / Package | SKU: FJR-5347
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