About This Design
Time: Approximately 20-30 minutes
Level of Difficulty: Beginner - All Levels (some wire
Cost: Varies, depending on materials selected. Approximately $10-
15 as shown.
These are lovely and not too hard to make! This design features
gorgeous copper coin pearls, accented with rich topaz Swarovski crystal
beads and sterling silver accents--perfect for autumn wearing!
Want to make these earrings, or a variation for yourself? Let's get started!
Gather your supplies
- 2 Swarovski crystal beads in color of choice.
- 2 coin pearl beads in color of choice
- 2 Bali silver bead caps, in a size that fits your crystal beads
- 2 sterling silver headpins (about 24 - 26 gauge)
- Length of sterling silver half hard wire (24 gauge)
- 2 earwires, french hooks, leverbacks or posts (your choice) I
used sterling silver french hook ear wires in my design
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Wire wrap the beads and attach to earring component
Slide each pearl onto a headpin, and make a closed wire loop at the
you need help learning to make a loop, follow these instructions.
Now we need to wire wrap the crystal bead component with a closed
loop at the top and bottom of the bead. Cut
several inches of sterling silver wire. Make a round loop with
your pliers, and attach this to the pearl bead loop you just
completed. Close the loop.
Slide the Bali silver bead cap onto the wire upside down, then the
Swarovski crystal bead so it rests in the cup of the bead
cap. Now make another loop on the top of the crystal
bead. Before closing the loop, attach the wire to the earring
component, then close the loop.
That's it! Your pearl and crystal earrings are ready to