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Rain drop earrings

Designed by Beads Online

Materials

2 18 x 41mm brass leaf end caps
2 ear hooks
2 eye pins
44 links of small etched chain chain
28 head pins
4 6/3mm Czech fire-polish rondell
30 3mm fire-polsih beads

Materials are available at wwww.beadsonline.com.au

Technique

Step 1 Divide your chain in one 10 link sections, one 7 link section and one 5 link section.

Step 2 Create a beaded dangle by taking one head pin and thread one 3mm fire-polish bead. Trim 1cm from the bead and create a loop. Before closing the loop attach to the end of the 10 link length of chain.
Repeat to make another six dangle but attach each dangle on a different link working up the chain

Step 3Take the 7 link section of chain, attach a beaded dangle on the bottom link and attach three more beaded dangles on a different link working up the chain.

Step 4Take the 5 link section of chain, attach a beaded dangle on the bottom link and attach two more beaded dangles on a different link working up the chain.

Step 5
Take one eye pin, gently open the bottom loop and thread the top of the three length of chain (step 2, step 3 & step 4). Close the loop.
Thread on the eye pin one fire-polish rondell, one leaf bead cap, one more fire-polish rondell and one 3mm fire-polish bead.
Create a wrapped loop before closing attach to an ear wire.

Step 6
Repeat step 1 to 5 to make up the other earring.