These elegant earrings feature dark gunmetal leaves that brush against Jonquil Swarovski crystal rhinestones. These earrings are fancy enough for formal occasions, yet playful enough for a night out. Try creating them as a fun accessory for Mother's Day. If you're looking for a set, these earrings work perfectly with the matching Jonquil Mist Necklace.
Step one: Using 5-minute two-part epoxy, glue together the backs of two Swarovski 17mm pendular lochrose sew-on rhinestones in Jonquil so that their holes line up. Repeat. Let these crystal dangles dry.
Step two: Cut a 1-inch piece of gunmetal-plated leaf chain. Attach a crystal dangle to the end of the chain using a 6mm gunmetal-plated 18 gauge open jump ring. Starting from the opposite end of the chain, count four links. Attach a gunmetal-plated plain earwire to the fourth link. Repeat to create the second earring.
Approximate size: 2 inches Estimated time: Less than 1 hour (plus drying time) Difficulty level: Beginner
Tools and Supplies Used: 5-Minute Two-Part Epoxy, 28ml Dual Cartridges (EPOXY-5) ZambaPro™ Chain Nose Pliers (TOOL-106) ZambaPro™ Side Cutters - Semi Flush (TOOL-131)
List of Components:
Gunmetal-Plated Plain Earwire (BGM-EAR03, qty 2)
Swarovski 3500 17mm Pendular Lochrose Sew-on Jonquil (3500-JON17, qty 4)
6mm Gunmetal-Plated 18 Gauge Open Jump Ring (BGM-OJR06, qty 2)
Gunmetal-Plated Leaf Chain (BGMCH23, qty 1)
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Swarovski 3500 17mm Pendular Lochrose Sew-on Aquamarine (3500-AQU17)
Gunmetal-Plated Square Links on Round Cable Chain (BGMCH31)
Gunmetal-Plated Curb Chain (BGMCH03)
Swarovski 3500 17mm Pendular Lochrose Sew-on Crystal Red Magma (3500-RMM17)
Creative Bead Jewelry (BOOK-15)