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Swarovski Skull Flatback and Pearl Earrings
designed by Cynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueTwo-Part Epoxy Adhesive
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size2 Inches

Skulls can really make a statement in any piece! These flatbacks were so simple to incorporate into these earrings thanks to the TierraCast glue pads.

Cynthia's Signature

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In these earrings, the dramatic look of skull flatbacks combine with the soft beauty of Crystal Iridescent Light Blue pearls. Cynthia effortlessly added the skulls to this look with help from glue pads. Choose your favorite flatbacks for an all new look. Discover even more inspiration for adding Swarovski components to your jewelry designs in this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
Swarovski 2856 18mm Skull Flatback Crystal Metallic Blue
Code 2856-CMT18
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 18mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
3 $4.41 $3.08
Swarovski 5810 6mm Round Pearl Crystal Iridescent Light Blue
Code 5810-CILB6
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 6mm Hole Size 0.9mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
30 $0.15 $0.10
TierraCast Antique Silver 5mm Talavera Star Bead Cap
Code SA-5752
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
10 $0.44 $0.38
1 1/2-inch Eye Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code SS-EP23
Material Sterling Silver .925 Thickness 22 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
10 $0.36 $0.30
Sterling Silver 25mm French Hook Earwire with Coil (Pair)
Code SS-EAR01
Material Sterling Silver .925 Sold by the Pair Place Of Origin USA
10 $1.59 $1.39
Devcon 5-Minute Two-Part Epoxy, 25ml Dual Cartridges
Code EPOXY-3
3 $6.33 $5.57
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
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