Retired - Citrus Breeze Earrings

PROJECT E741
Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Beginner
The subtle luminous green and gold shade color of the SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS crystals in this earring set captures the feel of the season. I think of refreshing lemonade and the bright sun when looking at this design. What do you see?
Instructions
  1. Take a head pin and place onto it: 1 black finish 3mm hexagon rondelle bead, 1 Swarovski crystal 6mm rondelle in luminous green, 1 antique silver plated twisted tube bead, another hexagon bead. Create a simple wire loop after the last bead. Cut off remaining wire with flush cutters. Make two of these.
  2. Cut the head off of one head pin. Create a simple wire loop which is large enough to act as a bail for your Swarovski crystal baroque pendant. See photo for scale. Once you have created that simple wire loop, open it the same way you would open a jump ring, thread it through your baroque pendant, and close the loop back up. Now thread onto the pin: 1 black finish 3mm hexagon rondelle bead, 1 Czech seed bead size 8/0 in silver lined black diamond, 1 Swarovski crystal 6mm rondelle in luminous green, another seed bead, and another hexagon bead. Create a simple wire loop after the last bead and cut off excess wire with flush cutters.
  3. Onto one head pin place 1 Swarovski crystal 6mm rondelle in luminous green. Create a simple wire loop after the bead and cut off excess wire with flush cutters.
  4. Orient your antique silver plated 4 ring drop chandelier earring part so that one loop is on top and 3 loops are sticking downward.
  5. Open the loop at the base of your earring hook and connect it to the top loop. Close the loop back up.
  6. Open the loop at the top of the single rondelle dangle and link it to the middle interior hoop of your drop chandelier earring part. Close the loop back up.
  7. For your two identical dangles, open each of their loops and attach them to the bottom side loops of your chandelier earring part. Close the loops back up.
  8. Finally, open the loop on the dangle with the baroque pendant and attach it to the bottom middle loop of your chandelier earring part. Close the loop back up.
  9. Please repeat the instructions above to make your second earring
  10. Have fun wearing these earrings!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BMB-5626 - TierraCast Black Finish Lead-Free Pewter Hexagon Rondelle Beads 3mm (50)
    Project uses 12 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWC-9608 - Swarovski Crystal, 6090 Baroque Pendant 16x11mm, 2 Pieces, Crystal Golden Shadow
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWC-56314 - Swarovski Crystal, 5040 Rondelle Beads 6mm, 10 Pieces, Crystal Luminous Green
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCS-8219 - Czech Seed Beads 8/0 Silver Lined Black Diamond (1 Ounce)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-5319 - Antiqued Silver Plated Twisted Tube Beads 13mm (72 Beads)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-7121 - TierraCast Black Plated Brass Head Pins 2 Inches / 21 Gauge (x50)
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-9911 - Antiqued Silver Plated 4 Ring Drop Chandelier Earring Parts 22mm (2)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3007 - Gunmetal Plated Ball Earring Hooks (x100)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
Additional Information
Ingredients BMB-5626, SWC-9608, SWC-56314, BCS-8219, BMB-5319, FHP-7121, FEA-9911, FEA-3007,

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, #6090 Baroque Pendant 16x11mm, 2 Pieces, Crystal Golden Shadow
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$3.99 / Package | SKU: SWC-9608
Czech Seed Beads 8/0 Silver Lined Black Diamond (1 Ounce)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 oz..
$2.79 / Package | SKU: BCS-8219
TierraCast Black Plated Brass Head Pins 2 Inches / 21 Gauge (x50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$4.25 / Package | SKU: FHP-7121
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514

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