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Blue Diamond Paradise Earrings

Posted by on 12/28/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Blue Diamond Paradise Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Blue Diamond Paradise Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Silver-Plated 11x15mm Leverback Earrings 
14 – Silver-Plated Ball Pins
2 – Silver-Plated Eyepins
8 – Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Rings
2 – Blue Diamond 12x9mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
12 – Mystic AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
2 – Crystal AB 11x7mm Glass Crystal Teardrops

Create Drops

bdpe1Mystic AB Rondelle Drops (12) - Add 1 – Mystic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle to a ball pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  Repeat 11 times.

bdpe2Crystal  AB Teardrop Drops (2) - Add 1 – Crystal AB 11x7mm Crystal Teardrop to a ball pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  Repeat 1 time.


Assemble Earrings
1.  Add 1 – Blue Diamond 12x9mm Crystal Rondelle to an eyepin. Make a 90° bend in eyepin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) hold the eyepin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around eyepin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.   See Below:

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2.  Open one 5mm jump ring; add TWO Mystic AB Rondelle Drops and Blue Diamond drop you created in Step 1.  Attach the Blue Diamond Drop using the eye of the pin NOT the loop you created.  Close the jump ring.  See Below:

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3.  Open one 5mm jump ring; add TWO Mystic AB Rondelle Drops and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 2.  Add the new jump ring between the two Mystic AB Rondelle Drops from Step 2.  Close the jump ring.  See Below:

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4.  Open one 5mm jump ring; add TWO Mystic AB Rondelle Drops and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 3.  Add the new jump ring between the two Mystic AB Rondelle Drops from Step 3.  Close the jump ring.  See Below:

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5. Open one 5mm jump ring; add ONE Crystal AB Teardrop Drop and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 4.  Add the new jump ring between the two Mystic AB Rondelle Drops from Step 4.  Close the jump ring.  See Below:

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6. Open the loop of one of the leverback earrings (just twist it like you would a jump ring).  Add the loop of the drop and close the loop of the earring.  

7. Repeat steps 1 – 6 for the other earring.

You are done!  We hope you enjoy creating your own pair of these beautiful beaded earrings!

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