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Sparkling Fairytale Earrings

Posted by Rod Connors on 12/26/2018 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Sparkling Fairytale Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors -

Sparkling Fairytale Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 11x15mm Leverback Earrings
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 2.75” Head Pins
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 6x13mm 3-Branch Bead Caps
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 2x8mm 6-Leaf Bead Caps
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 3x9mm Decorative Bead Caps
4 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle
2 – Fuchsia Striped Agate 12mm Semiprecious Rounds
2 – Crystal AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
2 – Deep Tanzanite 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones

Create Earrings
1. Add 1 – Fuchsia Striped Agate 12mm Round, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 6x13mm 3-Branch Bead Cap(squeeze the bead cap around the 12mm round to shape it), 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 2x8mm 6-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Crystal AB 8x5mm Rondelle, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 3x9mm Decorative Bead Cap, and 1 – Deep Tanzanite 6mm Bicone to a headpin.  Make a 90° bend in headpin above beads.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) hold the headpin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around headpin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  Your drop should look like this:


2. 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.  

3. Repeat steps 1 & 2 for the other earring.

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