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Drops of Moonlight Earrings

Posted by on 5/6/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Drops of Moonlight Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Drops of Moonlight Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Antique Silver Dangle Earrings
2 – Antique Silver 26x19mm Pattern Connectors 
2 – Antique Silver Eye Pins
6 – Antique Silver Ball Pins
6 – Antique Silver 5mm 19 Gauge Jump Rings
2 – Antique Silver 8mm Bicone Metal Beads
4 – Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
2 – Aqua 15x10mm Glass Crystal Teardrops

Create the Drops

Blue Goldstone Round Drops (4 Total)

1. Add 1 – Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Round to a Ball Pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above beads.  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.  

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2. Repeat Step 1 THREE times for all 4 drops.

Aqua Teardrop Drops (2 Total)

1.  Add 1 – Aqua 15x10mm Glass Crystal Teardrop to a Ball Pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above beads.  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.  Your drop should look like this: 

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2. Open the loop of 1 – Eyepin and add the loop of the Aqua Teardrop Drop you created in Step 1.  Close the eyepin loop. 

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3. Add 1 – Antique Silver 8mm Bicone Metal Bead to the eye pin you added the Aqua Teardrop Drop to in Step 2.  Make a 90° bend in eye pin above beads.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) hold the eye pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around eye pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  

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4. Repeat Steps 1 – 3 ONE time for the other drop.

Create the Earrings

1. Open 1 – Antique Silver 5mm Jump Ring; add the loop of 1 – Aqua Teardrop Drop and the center loop of 1 – Antique Silver 26x19mm Pattern Connector.  Close the jump ring.

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2. Open 1 – Antique Silver 5mm Jump Ring; add the loop of 1 – Blue Goldstone Round Drop and one of the outer loops of the Antique Silver Pattern 26x19mm Connector you used in Step 1.  Open 1 – Antique Silver 5mm Jump Ring; add the loop of 1 – Blue Goldstone Round Drop and the other outer loop of the Connector. 

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3. Open the loop of 1 – Antique Silver dangle earring (twist it open like you would a jump ring) and add the top loop of the Antique Silver Pattern 26x19mm Connector you used in the Step 1 and 2.

4. Repeat Steps 1 – 3 for the other earring.

You are finished creating this pair of beaded earrings!

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