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Chloe's Bridesmaid Earrings

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Chloe's Bridesmaid Earrings Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

We made these earrings for Chloe to wear to Maggie's wedding, but they are so fun and summery, we feel they should be worn all summer long!

Step one: Cut approximately an inch of sterling silver 040 round link chain (11 links), loop it through a hammered sterling silver loop and attach it to a sterling silver earwire using an open jump ring to connect the two ends of the chain to the loop of the earwire.

Step two: String a 10mm pink shell flat diamond on a sterling silver head pin and finish with a simple loop. For instructions on how to make a simple loop, please see the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Attach the dangle to the bottom loop of the chain.

Step three: String two 6mm Swarovski faceted bicones on head pins and finish with simple loops. Add them three links above the shell bead on the chain.

Step four: Repeat for the second earring.
Approximate size: 2 inches
TIP: To save money, use leftover beads and chain from Chloe's clamshell necklace design.
Difficulty level: Beginner
Estimated time: Less than one hour

Tools Used:
Side cutters, semi-flush (TOOL-131)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
List of Components:
10mm pink shell flat diamonds (SHLSTR003, qty 1 strand, two beads for this design)
6mm Swarovski faceted bicone sun (5301-SUN6, qty 4)
21mm hammered silver ring (SS-RING01, qty 2)
040 round link sterling silver chain (925CH39, qty 1 foot, two inches for this design)
Sterling silver head pin (SS-HP4X, qty 6)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR30-D, qty 2)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

10mm Pink Shell Flat Diamonds
Code: SHLSTR003
16 inch strand, Approx. length 10mm 
Swarovski 5301 6mm Faceted Bicone Sun
Code: 5301-SUN6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
21mm Hammered Sterling Silver Ring
Code: SS-RING01
Sale Price: $6.02
Price: $8.60
040 Round Link Sterling Silver Chain by the Foot
Code: 925CH39
Link 3.5x3.5mm, 24 gauge 
$6.60 $5.28$6.13 $4.90$5.71 $4.56
1 1/2-inch Head Pin, 24 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-HP4X
Length 1 1/2 inches, 24 Gauge 
$0.30 $0.24$0.28 $0.22$0.25 $0.20
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .170 inches (0.75 x 4.30mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-D
Diameter 4.3mm, 21 gauge 
$0.23 $0.18$0.21 $0.16$0.19 $0.15

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Price: $11.01
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $5.71
Price: $7.32
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Sale Price: $5.71
Price: $7.32

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