Spectra Earrings Instructions Designed by Cheri Carlson
The kaleidoscope effect of these earrings showcases a myriad of colors. Greens, blues and pinks all appear in harmonious balance, making them perfect for accenting a simple black dress at an elegant dance.
Step One: Use Gem-Tac permanent adhesive to glue the 12mm Swarovski rivoli in crystal vitrail medium into the 12mm TierraCast silver twister rivoli setting 1+3 link. Let dry.
Step Two: Thread a 4mm Swarovski XILION bicone in fuchsia AB on a 1-inch head pin. Finish with a simple loop. For help with simple loops visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center. Repeat twice. Set aside.
Step Three: Thread a 6mm Swarovski XILION bicone in dark indigo AB on a 1 1/2-inch eye pin. Finish with a simple loop and attach it to the outside loop on the 1+3 link. Repeat. Attach this second dangle to the other outside loop.
Step Four: Thread a 6mm Swarovski XILION bicone in fern green on an eye pin. Finish with a simple loop and attach it to the inside loop on the 1+3 link.
Step Five: Attach a fuchsia AB dangle from step two to the bottom of each eye pin.
Step Six: Attach the ball end earwire to the top loop on the 1+3 link.
Step Seven: Repeat steps one through six to create the second earring.
Approximate size: 1 ¾ inches Estimated time: Less than 30 minutes (plus drying time) Difficulty level: Beginner
Tools used: Round nose pliers (TOOL-108) Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106) Side cutters - semi flush (TOOL-131) Gem-Tac permanent adhesive (GEMTAC)
List of Components: Ball end earwire (SS-EAR15, qty 2) TierraCast silver 12mm twisted rivoli setting 1+3 link (RB-3121, qty 2) CRYSTALLIZED™ 1122 12mm rivoli crystal vitrail medium (1122-CVM12, qty 2) 1 1/2-inch eye pin, 22 gauge (sterling silver) (SS-EP23, qty 6) 1-inch head pin, 22 gauge (sterling silver) (SS-HP21, qty 6) CRYSTALLIZED™ 5328 6mm XILION bicone dark indigo ab (5328-DKIAB6, qty 4) CRYSTALLIZED™ 5328 6mm XILION bicone fern green (5328-FGN6, qty 2) CRYSTALLIZED™ 5328 4mm XILION bicone fuchsia ab (5328-FUAB4, qty 6)