Something Blue Ear Threads Instructions Designed by Cynthia Kimura
If you have something borrowed, old and new, but are still seeking something blue, let us recommend this simple yet elegant threader earring design.
Step one: Begin with a sterling silver U top ear thread bead chain with ring. On a 1½ inch sterling silver 22 gauge head pin string a silver antique (pewter) bead cap, followed by a 10mm light blue Swarovski pearl, and another bead cap.
Step two: Attach the link to the ear thread using a simple loop. For detailed instructions on how to make a simple loop, please visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center.
Step three: Repeat steps one and two for the second earring.
Approximate size: 3¾ inches Estimated Time: Less than 30 minutes Difficulty Level: Beginner
Tools Used: ZambaPro™ Round Nose Pliers (TOOL-108) ZambaPro™ Side Cutters - Semi Flush (TOOL-131)
List of Components: Ear thread U top bead chain with ring (STG-EARSTR6, qty 2) 10mm Swarovski pearl light blue (5810-BLULT10, qty 2) Silver antique oasis bead cap (SA-5625, qty 4) 1 ½ inch sterling silver head pin, 22 gauge (SS-HP2X, qty 2)
Alternate Components: Swarovski 5810 10mm Round Pearl Night Blue (5810-NBLU10) Swarovski 5810 10mm Round Pearl Tahitian-Look (5810-TAHI10) Sterling Silver Ear Thread U Top Cable Chain with Ring (STG-EARSTR5) Sterling 8mm Bundt Cake Bead cap (STG-CAP22) TierraCast Antique Silver 8mm Leaf Bead Cap (SA-5608)