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Celtic Drop Earrings

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Celtic Drop Earrings Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

These earrings are simple and inexpensive, but we won't tell!

Step one: Attach a 3.3mm sterling silver open jump ring to a silver antique (pewter) small eternity link and four links of 045 curb chain. Remember when using jump rings, always open them in a side to side motion.

Step two: Attach the other end of the chain to a sterling silver eye pin.

Step three: On the eye pin, encase a 6mm Swarovski crystal *alexandrite cube in two silver antique (pewter) beaded star bead caps. Finish with a wrapped loop. For detailed instructions on how to make a wire wrapped loop visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center.

Step Four: Attach the earring to the earwire by opening the loop at the bottom of the earwire.

Four easy steps and you have beautiful earrings to wear or give as a wonderful gift!
Approximate size: 2¼ inches
Tools Used:
Side cutter- semi-flush (TOOL-131)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
List of Components:
6mm Swarovski crystal cube alexandrite (5601-ALEX6, qty 2)
Silver antique small eternity link (SA-3038, qty 2)
Silver antique beaded star bead cap (SA-5548, qty 4)
045 sterling silver curb chain (925CH14, qty 1 ft)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR25-C, qty 2)
Sterling silver eye pin, 2 inch 22 gauge (SS-EP22, qty 2)
French hook earwire with ball and coil (SS-EAR09, qty 2)
*Alexandrite is a very special color from Swarovski. Under incandescent light and sunlight, it appears violet. Under fluorescent lights it turns to a lovely light blue. Because of it's unique properties, it's almost impossible to photograph!

Purchase Idea Kit Components

TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Small Eternity Link
Code: SA-3038
Length 11mm, Width 10mm 
$0.90 $0.77$0.84 $0.72$0.79 $0.67
TierraCast Antique Silver-Plated Pewter Beaded Star Bead Cap
Code: SA-5548
Diameter 7mm, Depth 4mm 
$0.90 $0.75$0.84 $0.70$0.79 $0.66
045 Sterling Silver Curb Chain by the Foot
Code: 925CH14
Link 4x3mm, 25 gauge 
$7.91 $6.56$7.49 $6.21$7.10 $5.89
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.025 x .130 inches (0.65 x 3.30mm)
Code: SS-OJR25-C
Diameter 3.3mm, 22 gauge 
$0.14 $0.12$0.13 $0.11$0.12 $0.10
2-inch Eye Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-EP22
Length 2 inches, 22 gauge 
$0.39 $0.34$0.34 $0.30$0.29 $0.25
Sterling Silver French Hook Earwire with Ball and Coil (Pair)
Code: SS-EAR09
Height 25mm 
$2.32 $1.94$2.18 $1.83$2.06 $1.73

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Sale Price: $10.05
Price: $11.56
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Sale Price: $6.67
Price: $7.67

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