Flower of Bollywood Earrings


By: Jean Yates FINISHED SIZE 3″ LONG Materials 4 rose AB 4mm Swarovski crystal rounds 2 rose 6mm Swarovski crystal rounds 2 rose 10mm lampworked beads 4 gold-filled 3mm rounds 2 vermeil 5mm beaded rounds 2 vermeil 8mm beaded rounds 4 vermeil 4mm daisy spacers 2 vermeil 6mm star bead caps 2 gold-filled 3″ head pins 2 gold-filled 6mm jump rings 6 sterling silver 18-gauge 6mmID/8mmOD jump rings 8″ of 22-gauge dead-soft sterling wire 1 pair of 14k gold or vermeil earring posts with loop at bottom Tools Wire cutters 2 pairs of chain-nose pliers Round-nose pliers 1: Open 1 silver 6mm jump ring and attach it to a second ring. Stack the rings on top of each other and attach a third ring through the center of both rings. Repeat with the remaining 3 silver rings. 2: Use a head pin to string 1 gold-filled 3mm round, 1 vermeil 5mm beaded round, 1 lampworked 10mm, 1 bead cap with the points pointing toward the 10mm, 1 rose 6mm crystal, and 1 gold-filled 3mm round; form a wrapped loop that attaches to one of the roses made in Step 1. 3: Cut 4″ of wire and form a wrapped loop that attaches to the bottom loop of an earring post. String 1 spacer, 1 rose 4mm crystal, 1 vermeil 8mm round, 1 rose 4mm crystal, and 1 spacer; form another wrapped loop. Use a jump ring to attach the open wrapped loop to the rose. 4: Repeat Steps 2 and 3 for the second earring.

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