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Raindrop Chandeliers

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Raindrop Chandeliers Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Chandelier earrings can be a bit tricky to get just right, this simple design is a great way to practice your technique before you make more intricate earrings.

Step one: Begin with the drop that hangs in the center of the earring. String a Swarovski disc shaped crystal AB on a head pin and make a wrapped loop, stringing it through the inner loop at the top of the earring. For detailed instructions on how to make a wrapped loop, please visit the Handy Tips section of the Learning Center.

Step two: Prepare the rest of your drops. All will be attached with wrapped loops, so leave the head pins straight until you are ready to attach them. For the pair you will need four that have a daisy spacer, 5mm pacific opal Swarovski bicone and another daisy spacer. Four will simply have a 4mm bright round twisted bead, and two with a daisy spacer, 5mm Swarovski blue zircon bicone, and another daisy spacer.

Step three: Attach the drops working from the inside out with the blue zircon in the middle, then the twists, and finally the pacific opals. All will be finished with wrapped loops. Attach the earring to any wire, post or lever back you like.
Approximate size: 1¾ inch

Tools Used:
Side cutter- semi flush (TOOL-131)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
List of Components:
Teardrop 5 ring chandelier earring (SS-CHAN3, qty 2)
4mm twisted round bead (SS-RND4-BT, qty 4)
4mm bright daisy spacer (DSY4-BRITE, qty 12)
1 ½ inch head pin, 24 gauge (SS-HP4X, qty 12)
5mm Swarovski blue zircon bicone (5328-BLZR5, qty 2)
5mm Swarovski pacific opal bicone (5328-PACOP5, qty 4)
8mm Swarovski disc crystal AB (5100-CRYSAB8, qty 2)
Earring components of your choice (qty 2)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

4mm Sterling Shiny Twist Bead
Code: SS-RND4-BT
Length 4mm 
$0.58 $0.48$0.54 $0.45$0.51 $0.43
4mm Sterling Silver Daisy Spacer - Bright
Sale Price: $0.25
Price: $0.29
1 1/2-inch Head Pin, 24 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-HP4X
Length 1 1/2 inches, 24 Gauge 
$0.25 $0.22$0.22 $0.19$0.19 $0.16
Swarovski 5328 5mm XILION Bicone Blue Zircon
Code: 5328-BLZR5
Length 4.5mm, Diameter 5mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
$0.19 $0.17$0.18 $0.16$0.17 $0.15
Swarovski 5328 5mm XILION Bicone Pacific Opal
Code: 5328-PACOP5
Length 4.5mm, Diameter 5mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
$0.19 $0.17$0.18 $0.16$0.17 $0.15

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Sale Price: $10.24
Price: $11.56
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Sale Price: $6.79
Price: $7.67
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.78
Price: $7.67

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