Get your creative juices flowing
by: Pam Kearns
all “ooh-ed” and “aahh-ed” when the new 12 mm Swarovski Crystal
Pendants arrived, and I especially love the Crystal Paradise Shine colour
– it speaks to me of a cold, crisp winter’s night.
I quickly made up some earring and pendant sets for Christmas gifts (don’t tell Wendy and
Chelsea). So quick – so simple – so elegant!
Begin by opening a 4x6mm oval jump ring and slip on a crystal and
around link; close the jump ring. Make three of these components.
For the earrings, join the crystal/link component to the ear wire with a 5
mm jump ring, making sure the crystal faces out; close the jump
ring.Make two pieces for the pair.
3. For the pendant, add one 5
mm jump ring to the oval jump ring of the third component; close the jump
ring. Add two more 5 mm jump rings to that 5 mm jump ring to create a
bail; close the jump ring. Slip the silver chain through the two jump