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Appealing Peridot Earrings | Custom-designed Earring Project Kit

Appealing Peridot Earrings

by Megan Piper

These festive earrings capture the light wonderfully through the varying shades of green crystal dangling playfully from the detailed Bali-style link. Created with Swarovski crystal, lead-free fancy pewter and sterling silver findings, these earrings are fit for a princess. They're great for an August birthday gift or anytime of year. These lovelies dangle at a perfect 1 1/2" from the earwire.

4 Swarovski 4mm erinite transparent bicones
4 Swarovski 6mm peridot transparent bicones
2 Swarovski 8mm chrysolite transparent bicones
2 TierraCast Bali 5-to-1 links in antique silver
2 links of sterling silver flat oval link cable chain
10 sterling silver 1.5 inch thin headpins
2 sterling silver 4mm 20 gauge jumplock jumprings
2 sterling silver shepherd hook earwires with ball

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step 1
step 1
Slide one 8mm chrysolite bicone on to a headpin and attach it to a tiny chain link with a simple wire twist. Using a 4mm jumplock jumpring, attach the wire-twisted loop to the center of the TierraCast Bali 5-to-1 link.

Watch our wire twisted loop video for a how-to demonstration by our beading expert.
step 2
step 2
On four headpins, slide one crystal bead separately on each headpin: one with a 4mm erinite bicone, one with a 6mm peridot crystal bicone, one with a 6mm peridot bicone and one with a 4mm erinite bicone.
step 3
step 3
With a simple wire twist, attach each headpin on to the Bali 5-to-1 link on each side of the chrysolite bicone in the order you arranged them in step 2.
step 4
step 4
Attach the earwire to the Bali 5-to-1 link. Repeat steps 1 through 4 for your second earring and you are done.

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