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{diy Projects} Drop Pearl & Crystal Earrings

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Drop Pearl & Crystal Earrings

If you’re thinking about making your own wedding earrings, this is a great starter tutorial from Hilton Pittman Photography.

137426_do-it-yourself-drop-pin-and-crystalMaterials Needed:

1. Jewelry pliers & wire cutters

2. 6 head-pins

3. 2 small pearls; 2 large pearls

4. 2 bi-cone crystals

5. Pair of Sterling silver earring wires

 

Instructions:

1. String large pearl onto head-pin.137427_do-it-yourself-drop-pin-and-crystal

2. Fold head-pin over pearl. Pull wire back the other direction and use plier nose to make a small loop. Take excess wire and wrap several times creating a twisting effect tight to bead.137428_do-it-yourself-drop-pin-and-crystal

3. Wrap, twist and clip one end of crystal. Leave other end open to string on large pearl. String large pearl and bi-cone crystal. Wrap, twist and clip wire from open end of bi-cone crystal. Repeat for small pearl.137429_do-it-yourself-drop-pin-and-crystal

4. Wrap, twist and clip one end of crystal. Leave other end open to string on large pearl. String large pearl and bi-cone crystal. Wrap, twist and clip wire from open end of bi-cone crystal. Repeat for small pearl.137430_do-it-yourself-drop-pin-and-crystal

5. You have your drop pearl and crystal creation.137431_do-it-yourself-drop-pin-and-crystal

Submitted  & Photos: Hilton Pittman Photography

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