Waterfall Earrings

Supplies
30071806 Heishe 5mm Star Antq Slvr
30071687 Beadcap 5mm Leaf Antq Slvr
30071696 Beadcap Oasis Antq Slvr
0071817 Links 3-1 Braid link Antq Slvr
30120389 Sweet Beads Gls Rond Grn
30120313 Sweet Beads Gls Xtal Tear
30120311 Sweet Beads Gls Xtal Bi
30081604 Cable Chain Silver Fine
0120654 VP Bead Plated 2.5mm slv plt
30088349 Rnd Wire Silvplt 22ga
0131788 Chain by the foot (we used the one with the 4 petal flower)
2 inch head pins ear wires

Additional tools needed:
Round nose pliers
Chain nose pliers
Wire cutter

 

 

Directions

Cut a length of the 30131788 chain so that you have 3 links attached ending with a flower (you are not counting the flower as one of the links).
On a head pin; string on a 2.5mm bead, a star, an oasis cap, a tear drop crystal, and another 2.5mm bead. Wire wrap to the 4 leaf flower on the petal that is opposite from the links.
Cut 4 inches of 22 gauge wire. Wire wrap one end to the last link of the piece of chain. String on a 2.5mm bead, a bicone, a star, a bicone, a star, a bicone, and another 2.5mm bead. Wire wrap to the center loop of the 3 strand connector but make this wrap run perpendicular from the wrap on the other end of this wire to ensure that the 4 leaf flower faces forward when being worn.
Cut 5 inches of the small cable chain. Take a head pin and string on a 2.5mm bead, and antique leaf cup, a glass rondelle, and another 2.5mm bead. Wire wrap to one end of the chain. Repeat on the other end of the chain.
Measuring 1 1/2 inches of chain from the wire wrap, attach to the first link of the 3 link connector with an oval jump ring. Repeat on the other end of the chain to the last link of the connector.
Make sure the drape of chain falls behind the middle link of beads that fall from the center of the connector.
Open the end of the ear wire and attach the connector.
Repeat all these steps for the other earring.

 

 

2012 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.

 

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