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Filigree Leaf Earrings

Materials

2 brass filigree leaf
2 4mm jump ring
2 50mm head pin
4 33mm head pin
2 33mm eye pin
4 4mm daisy spacer
2 ear hooks
2 17x13mm Czech chunky oval beads
4 4mm Swarrovski bicones
2 8mm Swarovski bicones
4 3mm round spacer bead
8 size 8 seed bead
Round-nose pliers
Flat-nose pliers
Wire cutters

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

Step 1
Take 1 x 50mm head pin and thread 1x seed bead, 1 x 3mm spacer bead, 1 x Czech chunky oval, 1 x 3mm spacer bead and 1 x seed bead. Trim 1cm from the last bead and form a loop.

Step 2
Take one eye pin and thread 1 x seed bead, 1 x daisy spacer, 1 x 8mm bicone, 1 x daisy spacer and 1 x seed bead. Trim 1cm from the last bead and form a loop. Before closing the loop thread the top loop of the beaded dangle (step 1)

Step 3
Take 1 x 4mm jump ring and thread the top of the filigree leaf. Take 2 x head pins and 2 x 4mm bicone (one each of each colour). Create beaded dangles by placing one bead on each head pin, trim and form a loop.

Step 4
Take 1 x 4mm jump ring and thread the 4mm jump ring attached to the filigree leaf and the two beaded dangles (step 3) attach to the bottom loop of the Swarovski bicone connector (step 3)

Step 5
Take 1 x ear hook and gently open the bottom loop and attach the earring.

Step 6
Repeat step 1 to 5 to create the other earring.