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Tropical Paradise Earrings

Posted by on 2/17/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Tropical Paradise Earrings
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Tropical Paradise Earrings Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
 2 – Antique Bronze 9x18mm Leverback Earrings
24 – Antique Bronze 5mm 20 Gauge Jump Rings 
20 – Antique Bronze 0.016”x 2.0” x 0.05” Ball Headpins
10 – Orange 9x10mm Flower Beads
10 – Citrine 6mm Preciosa Glass Crystal Bicones
10 – Hyacinth 6mm Preciosa Glass Crystal Bicones

Step One – Create the Drops

trpe1Flower Drops (10 total) – Add 1 – Citrine 6mm Crystal Bicone and 1 – Orange 9x10mm Flower Bead to a ball 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.  Repeat 9 times.

trpe2Crystal Drops (10 total) – Add 1 – Hyacinth 6mm Crystal Bicone to a ball 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. Repeat 9 times.


Step Two – Create the Earrings

1. Open one 5mm jump ring, add the loop of the Leverback earring and one Flower Drop.  Close the 5mm jump ring.  See illustration 1.

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Illustration 1

2. Open one 5mm jump ring, add one Crystal Drop and the 5mm jump ring you added in step one (make sure the Flower Drop from Step 1 is to the RIGHT of the jump ring in this step).  Close the 5mm jump ring.  See Illustration 2.

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Illustration 2

3. Open one 5mm jump ring, add one Flower Drop and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 2 (make sure the Crystal Drop from Step 2 is to the LEFT of the jump ring in this step).  Close the 5mm jump ring.  See Illustration 3.

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Illustration 3

4. Open one 5mm jump ring, add one Crystal Drop and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 3 (make sure the Flower Drop from Step 3 is to the RIGHT of the jump ring in this step).  Close the 5mm jump ring.   See Illustration 4.

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Illustration 4 

5. Open one 5mm jump ring, add one Flower Drop and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 4 (make sure the Crystal Drop from Step 4 is to the LEFT of the jump ring in this step).  Close the 5mm jump ring.  See Illustration 5.

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Illustration 5

6. Open one 5mm jump ring, add one Crystal Drop and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 5 (make sure the Flower Drop from Step 5 is to the RIGHT of the jump ring in this step). Close the 5mm jump ring.  See Illustration 6.

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Illustration 6

7. Open one 5mm jump ring, add one Flower Drop and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 6 (make sure the Crystal Drop from Step 6 is to the LEFT of the jump ring in this step).  Close the 5mm jump ring.  See Illustration 7.

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Illustration 7
 
8. Open one 5mm jump ring, add one Crystal Drop and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 7 (make sure the Flower Drop from Step 7 is to the RIGHT of the jump ring in this step).  Close the 5mm jump ring.  See Illustration 8.

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Illustration 8

9. Open one 5mm jump ring, add one Flower Drop and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 8 (make sure the Crystal Drop from Step 8 is to the LEFT of the jump ring in this step).  Close the 5mm jump ring.  See Illustration 9.

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Illustration 9

10. Open one 5mm jump ring, add the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 9.  Close the 5mm jump ring. 

11. Open one 5mm jump ring, add the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 10.  Close the 5mm jump ring.  

12. Open one 5mm jump ring, add one Crystal Drop and add the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 11. Close the 5mm jump ring.  See Illustration 10.

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Illustration 10

13. Repeat Steps 1-12 for the other earring.

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