Retired - Audrey Earrings

PROJECT E2176
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
This gorgeous Sterling silver tear drop provides the perfect frame for these Helix cut Swarovski Crystal beads. Showcase your favorite beads with this elegant special occasion style.
Instructions
By following the instructions below you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. Take one head pin and string on one bicone bead, followed by one bead aligner facing up, one helix bead, and the other bead aligner facing down to capture the bead. Finally string on one bicone bead and make a simple wire loop.
  2. Take one head pin and cut off the head. Then turn this head pin into an eye pinhead pin into an eye pin by making a simple wire loop at one end. String on one bicone bead, make a simple wire loop.
  3. Next open the loop on top of headpin with the beads on it (same as you would a jump ring), and attach it to the eye pin with the bead on it. Close the loop.
  4. Move to the other side of the eye pin, open the loop and attach it to the loop of the earring finding that is inside the teardrop shape. Close the loop.
  5. Open the loop end of the earring finding and thread it on to the top loop of the teardrop frame by going over the back side of the earring hook. Once the earring hook is settled, close the loop.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWBI-1496 - Swarovski Crystal, 5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Amethyst
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWBB-5009 - Swarovski Crystal, 5928 BeCharmed Helix European Style Lg Hole Bead 14mm, 1 Pc, Amethyst
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • FEA-012 - French Ear Wire, with 1.5mm Ball End 27x11mm, 4 Pieces, Sterling Silver
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-3174 - TierraCast Rhodium Plated Lead-Free Pewter Classic Pandora Bead Aligners 7mm (4)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCO-099 - Teardrop Shaped Open Frame Link, with Two Rings 43x26mm, 1 Piece, Sterling Silver
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • FHP-02320 - Sterling Silver Head Pins 22 Gauge 2 Inches (10)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-3313 - BeadSmith Casual Comfort, Flush Cutter with PVC Handle, 1 Piece
  • XTL-3311 - BeadSmith Casual Comfort, Round Nose Pliers with PVC Handle, 1 Piece
  • XTL-3310 - BeadSmith Casual Comfort, Chain Nose Pliers with PVC Handle, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme Special Occasion
Ingredients SWBI-1496, SWBB-5009, FEA-012, BMB-3174, FCO-099, FHP-02320,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. 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.
Swarovski Crystal, #5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Amethyst
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 24 Pieces.
$2.99 / Package | SKU: SWBI-1496
French Ear Wire, with 1.5mm Ball End 27x11mm, 4 Pieces, Sterling Silver
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$3.25 / Package | SKU: FEA-012
TierraCast Rhodium Plated Lead-Free Pewter Classic Pandora Bead Aligners 7mm (4)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$2.49 / Package | SKU: BMB-3174
Teardrop Shaped Open Frame Link, with Two Rings 47x28mm, 1 Piece, Sterling Silver
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$7.39 / Package | SKU: FCO-099
Sterling Silver Head Pins 22 Gauge 2 Inches (10)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$8.85 / Package | SKU: FHP-02320
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