How to make chandelier earrings:

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Chandelier earrings add a classic touch to any outfit. You can adjust the length and style of the earrings to suite your personality and outfit. You will need some chandelier components that are available in a wide variety of styles.

chandelier earring components

Each component will create a different look even though you use the same beads as shown below.

What you need:

  • 2 earring wires
  • 2 chandelier earring components
  • headpins
  • beads or crystals of your choice
  • 20g or 22g wire
  • round nose pliers
  • wire or side cutters
  • safety glasses

Step 1:

Make both earrings step-by-step together. Follow the steps for making a double eye pin using one crystal bead as described on the page double eye pin.

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Step 2:

When your double eye pin is ready, open one of the loops with your round nose pliers and slide the earring hook onto the loop. Close the loop completely.

chandelier earring project

Step 3:

Again open the other loop of the double eye pin with your round nose pliers, and slide the top of the chandelier component onto the loop. Close the loop completely.

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Step 4:

Take 3 headpins and slide one crystal onto each headpin. You can add a small spacer bead for the central headpin.

chandelier earring project

Step 5:

Follow the steps for making a loop on a headpin as described on the page headpin loop. Make loops for all three headpins using your round nose pliers.

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Step 6:

Take the central headpin and open the loop slightly with your round nose pliers. Attach it to the central, bottom part of the component. Close the loop completely.

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Step 7:

Attach the other two headpins to the remaining parts of the component the same way you’ve attached the first one. Your earrings are now ready to wear!

chandelier earrings project

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