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Seaside Chandelier Earrings

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Seaside Chandelier Earrings Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

The turquoise of the water and yellow of the sun are reflected in these playful chandelier earrings. These are wonderful for your everyday wear or will make a memorable gift.

Step one: On a sterling silver eye pin, string a 5mm Swarovski turquoise faceted bicone followed by a 7mm porcelain yellow spiral flat square bead and another bicone. Attach it to an earwire with a wrapped loop. For instructions on how to make a Wrapped Loop, please visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center.

Step two: String the same pattern of beads on a head pin and attach it with a wrapped loop to an open jump ring and attach that jump ring to the bottom of an antique rhodium plated pewter small vine link. On two more head pins, string an antique copper faceted spacer followed by a 8.5mm turquoise with dark Picasso brick and another spacer. Attach each of these head pins a jump ring and add one of those to each side of the link with a wrapped loop.

Step three: Attach the link to an open jump ring. Add another jump ring and connect that to the earwire component. You now have a completed earring! Repeat all three steps to complete the second earring.
Approximate size: 3 ¼ inches
Estimated time: Less than one hour
Difficulty level: Beginner


Tools Used:
Side cutters, semi-flush (TOOL-131)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
List of Components:
7mm porcelain flat square yellow spirals bead (PB-07SQ56, qty 4)
8.5mm turquoise with dark Picasso brick bead (CR-BK023, qty 4)
Swarovski 5328 5mm XILION Bicone Turquoise (5328-TQ5, qty 8)
Antique rhodium plated pewter small vine link (RBA-3089, qty 2) Discontinued
3mm antique gold faceted spacer (GA-0422, qty 8)
French hook earwire with ball and coil (SS-EAR09, qty 2)
1 ½ inch sterling silver eye pin 22 gauge (SS-EP23, qty 2)
2-inch sterling silver head pin 22 gauge (SS-HP22, qty 6)
Sterling silver open jump ring (SS-OJR30-E, qty 10) Note: Antique rhodium plated pewter small vine link (RBA-3089) has been discontinued. To check out our other great chandelier earring components, click here.

Purchase Idea Kit Components

Swarovski 5328 5mm XILION Bicone Turquoise
Code: 5328-TQ5
Length 4.5mm, Diameter 5mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-3940-7980+
$0.19$0.17$0.15
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7mm Porcelain Flat Square Yellow Spirals Bead
Code: PB-07SQ56
Length 7.5mm, Width 7mm 
Price: $2.19
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9x9mm Turquoise with Dark Picasso Brick
Code: CR-BK023
Length 9mm, Width 9mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.32$0.29$0.26
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TierraCast Antique Gold 3mm Faceted Spacer
Code: GA-0422
Length 2mm, Diameter 3mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.14$0.13$0.11
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Sterling Silver French Hook Earwire with Ball and Coil
Code: SS-EAR09
Height 25mm 
1-910-1920+
$1.26$1.16$1.07
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1 1/2-inch Eye Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-EP23
Length 1.5 inches, 22 gauge 
1-1415-2930+
$0.51$0.46$0.42
Qty>
2-inch Head Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-HP22
Length 2 inches, 22 Gauge 
1-1415-2930+
$0.57$0.52$0.48
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Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .180 inches (0.75 x 4.60mm)
Code: SS-OJR30-E
Diameter 4.6mm, 21 gauge 
1-2930-5960+
$0.24$0.22$0.20
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Price: $10.74
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Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Price: $7.14
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Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Price: $7.14
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