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Luminous Moonlight Earrings

Posted by on 4/18/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Luminous Moonlight Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Luminous Moonlight Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
2 – Stainless Steel Dangle Earrings
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 27x33mm Ornate 5-Drop Connectors
10 – Antique Silver-Plated Ball Pins
10 – Antique Silver-Plated 22 Gauge 5mm Jump Rings
4 – Smoky Quartz AB 4x3mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
4 – Smoky Quartz AB 6x4mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
2 – Black 11x7mm Glass Crystal Teardrops

Step One – Create the Drops

LuME1Smoky Quartz AB 4x3mm Rondelle Drop – 4 Total
Take one ball pin and add 1 – Smoky Quartz AB 4x3mm Glass Crystal Rondelle.  Make a 90° bend in the ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers and 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 THREE Times to complete all 4 Smoky Quartz AB 4x3mm Rondelle Drops.

lume2Smoky Quartz AB 6x4mm Rondelle Drop – 4 Total
Take one ball pin and add 1 – Smoky Quartz AB 6x4mm Glass Crystal Rondelle.  Make a 90° bend in the ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers and 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 THREE Times to complete all 4 Smoky Quartz AB 6x4mm Rondelle Drops.

lume3Black 11x7mm Teardrop Drop – 2 Total
Take one ball pin and add 1 – Black 11x7mm Glass Crystal Teardrop.  Make a 90° bend in the ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers and 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 ONE Times to complete both Black 11x7mm Teardrops Drops.




Step Two – Assemble the Beaded Earrings

1. Open one Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add the loop of one Black 11x7mm Teardrop Drop and the center loop of one Antique Silver-Plated 27x33mm Ornate 5-Drop Connector.  Close the jump ring. 

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2. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add 1 – Smoky Quartz AB 6x4mm Rondelle Drop and the inner right loop of the Antique Silver-Plated 27x33mm Ornate 5-Drop Connector  you added the Black 11x7mm Teardrop Drop to from Step 1.  Close the jump ring. 

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3. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add 1 – Smoky Quartz AB 6x4mm Rondelle Drop and the inner left loop of the Antique Silver-Plated 27x33mm Ornate 5-Drop Connector  you added the Smoky Quartz 6x4mm Rondelle Drop to from Step 2.  Close the jump ring. 

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4. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add 1 – Smoky Quartz AB 4x3mm Rondelle Drop and the outer right loop of the Antique Silver-Plated 27x33mm Ornate 5-Drop Connector  you added the Smoky Quartz 6x4mm Rondelle Drop to from Step 3.  Close the jump ring.

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5. Open 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Ring; add 1 – Smoky Quartz AB 4x3mm Rondelle Drop and the outer left loop of the Antique Silver-Plated 27x33mm Ornate 5-Drop Connector  you added the Smoky Quartz 4x3mm Rondelle Drop to from Step 4.  Close the jump ring. 

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6. Open the loop of 1 – Stainless Steel Dangle Earring (twist it open like you would a jump ring) and add the top loop of the Silver-Plated 27x33mm Ornate 5-Drop Connector you used in Steps 1 – 5.

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

We hope you enjoyed this beading project!  For more beads and supplies please visit our website at www.Bead3.com

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