Swarovski Hoop Earrings featuring Light Topaz and Sunshine DeLite Fancy Stones and Bicone Dangles
TechniqueTwo-Part Epoxy Adhesive
Approximate Size4 Inches
These earrings are sure to brighten up your style!
Energetic and joyful, Light Topaz expresses the sun's brightness, warmth, and light. In these earrings, these crystals really do look like Little Drops of Sunshine. Learn how to make these earrings and then make sure to visit our Swarovski Psychology of Colors page to see more Light Topaz beads and inspiration and discover how this hue can complement the person you are. For printable PDF instructions for this project, click here.
Using alcohol wipes, clean all of the findings and set aside to dry.
Glue a Swarovski 10mm Cushion fancy stone in Light Topaz Shimmer into a Swarovski gold-plated charm setting for 4470 10mm Cushion fancy stones using Swarovski Crystal two-part epoxy glue. Repeat with the other 10mm Light Topaz Shimmer crystal, as well as the Swarovski 10mm Cushion fancy stones in Crystal Sunshine DeLite LacquerPRO. Set aside for 24 hours to dry.
Glue a Swarovski 12mm Cushion fancy stone in Light Topaz into a Swarovski gold-plated charm setting for 4470 12mm Cushion fancy stone. Repeat with the other 12mm Light Topaz crystal. Set aside for 24 hours to dry.
Cut the 20 gauge brass non-tarnish Artistic Wire into twelve 1-inch pieces. Set aside.
Using one piece of wire, make a simple loop at the end, making sure the simple loop will fit onto your TierraCast hoop. Slide on one Swarovski 4mm Bicone in Light Topaz Shimmer. Make a simple loop at the top of the bead. Repeat seven more times and set aside.
Attach a 4mm gold-filled 20 gauge open jump ring to a Swarovski 16mm pear-shaped pendant in Light Topaz. Attach two jump rings linked together to this jump ring to create a chain of three jump rings linked together. Repeat once and set aside.
Attach a jump ring to another pear-shaped pendant. Attach four jump rings linked together to this jump ring to create a chain of five jump rings linked together. Repeat once and set aside.
Attach a beaded bicone link made in Step 5 to one of your Sunshine DeLite components. Repeat once and set aside.
Attach a beaded bicone link made in Step 5 to a beaded bicone link made in Step 6. Attach the end of the 6mm beaded link to one of the 10mm Light Topaz Shimmer components made in Step 2. Repeat once and set aside.
Link two beaded bicone links made in Step 5 together and then attach a beaded bicone link made in Step 6. Attach the end of the 4mm beaded link to one of the 12mm Light Topaz components made in Step 2. Repeat once and set aside.
Open the TierraCast gold-plated brass 32mm medium wire hoop at the top and begin to slide on the components in this order:
Component made in Step 11
Component made in Step 8
Component made in Step 12
Component made in Step 9
Component made in Step 10
Repeat the previous step in the reverse order to make the second earring.
Attach an earwire to your TierraCast hoop using a jump ring. Repeat for the other earring.
List of Components Swarovski 4470 10mm Cushion Fancy Stone Light Topaz Shimmer (4470-LTOS10, qty 2) Swarovski 4470 12mm Cushion Fancy Stone Light Topaz (4470-LTO12, qty 2) Swarovski 4470 10mm Cushion Fancy Stone Crystal Sunshine DeLite LacquerPRO (4470-SUNDE10, qty 2) Swarovski 6106 16mm Pear-Shaped Pendant Light Topaz (6106-LTO16, qty 4) Swarovski 5328 4mm Bicone Light Topaz Shimmer (5328-TOLTS4, qty 10) Swarovski 5328 6mm Bicone Light Topaz (5328-LTO6, qty 4) Swarovski Gold-Plated Charm Setting for 4470 10mm Cushion Fancy Stone (4470CS-GLD10, qty 4) Swarovski Gold-Plated Charm Setting for 4470 12mm Cushion Fancy Stone (4470CS-GLD12, qty 2) TierraCast Gold-Plated Brass 32mm Medium Wire Hoop (GP0401, qty 2) TierraCast 14K/20 Gold-Filled French Earwire with Blank (Pair) (GF-3320-00, qty 1) Gold-Filled 14K Open Jump Ring 0.030 x .170 inches (0.75 x 4.30mm) (GF-OJR30-D, qty 20) 20 Gauge Brass Non-Tarnish Artistic Wire, 6 Yard Spool (AWR20BRS6, qty 1)
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