These chandelier earrings from The Bead Studio are perfect for a night out on the town. Use your favorite crystals to create chandelier earrings with this easy technique that anyone can master. These colorful accessories will complement any outfit and are perfect for girls of any age. While these earrings are simply stunning in purple crystals, you can easily use black, silver, or any other color you'd like ot create a pair of earrings that you're sure to love.
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- 1 foot fine sterling chain w/open links
- 10 24g sterling silver headpins
- 9″ 24g sterling wire (half hard)
- 1 pair sterling earwires
- 20 sterling spacers
- 22 4mm crystals
- 12 6mm crystals
Cut wire: 2 pieces 1½″, 2 pieces 3″.
Cut chain: 8 pieces ½″, 4 pieces ¾″, 2 pieces 1¼″.
With one 3″ piece of wire create a wire wrap loop & attach to earwire.
Add one 6mm bead. Place the tip of the chin-nose plier against the bead and bend wire to a 90 degree angle.
Make loop bringing the wire tail back to a right angle.
Slip two ½″ pieces of chain into the loop.
Wrap wire until it meets the base of the bead. Trim wire & tuck end down.
Make a simple loop on the end of the 1½″ piece of wire, link onto one of the pieces of chain dangling from the earwire.
String 4mm beads & chain on wire alternating in this pattern.
Trim wire to ¼″. Make loop after the last bead and link to the other piece of chain attached to earwire, bend gently to shape.
String a 4mm bead, a spacer, a 6mm bead and another spacer onto each of the headpins.
Make a loop & attach to the ends of the chain.
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