Crystal Ball and Swarovski Bracelet

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This elegant bracelet is easy to make and provides maximum glamour impact!  To make a super fashionable statement, wear three or four of these pieces together. Compliment the bracelet with a matching set of earrings.

What you will need

> 7 x SWK303 - Ribtex 8mm Swarovski Crystal Bicones Crystal AB (enough to make a 19cm bracelet)
> 1 x JF820 - Ribtex Round Diamante Clasp 20mm Bright Silver
> 1 x JF159 - Ribtex Tiger Tail Silver
> 1 x JF138 - Ribtex 2mm Round Crimpers Silver

Access to Ribtex Cutter Pliers (JF165)

Let's Get Started

Step 1
Cut a piece of tiger tail approximately 30cm in length.

Step 2
Thread a silver crimper onto the tiger tail.  Thread the end of the tiger tail through one of the loops of the round diamante clasp.

Step 3
Now feed the shorter end of the tiger tail back through the crimp bead.  Secure the two lengths of tiger tail together by squashing the crimp bead with your pliers.

Step 4
Feed the 8mm Swarovski bicones onto the tiger tail.  Check the length as you go.  When you have reached the desired length, feed a crimp bead onto the tiger tail.

Step 5
Thread the tiger tail through the second loop of the clasp.  Thread the end of the tiger tail back through the crimp and the last two Swarovski bicones.  Pull the tiger tail taught (use your pliers if you need to get a better grip).  Squash the crimper to secure the stranded beads.  Cut off the excess tiger tail.

Your bracelet is complete.  Wear and impress!


Crystal Sphere Earrings

What you will need

> 1 x SWK303 - Ribtex Swarovski Bicones 8mm Crystal AB
> 1 x SWK101 - Ribtex Swarovski Bicones 4mm Crystal AB
> 1 x JF110 - Ribtex Shepherd Hooks Silver
> 1 x JF114 - Ribtex Jump Rings Silver
> 1 x JF548 - Ribtex Rondelle Ball 8mm Silver
> 1 x JF183 - Ribtex Head Pins Silver

Access to Ribtex Cutter Pliers (JF165) and Ribtex Round Nose Pliers (JF166)

Let's Get Started

Step 1
Feed a 8mm Swarovski bicone onto a head pin.

Step 2
Follow with a 8mm Rondelle ball and then a 4mm Swarovski bicone.

Step 3
Cut the end off the head pin, leaving approximately 7mm.  Turn the end of the head pin into a loop.

Step 4
Open a jump ring and attach the beaded unit to the jump ring.  Now attach the jump ring to the bottom loop of the shepherd hook.  Repeat this process for the second earring. 

Your earrings are complete!


Swarovski Heart Earrings

What you will need

> 1 x SWK405 - Ribtex Swarovski Hearts 10mm Crystal AB
> 1 x JF416 - Ribtex Hook Lever Back Earrings Silver
> 1 x JF183 - Ribtex Head Pins Silver
> 1 x JF114 - Ribtex Jump Rings 4mm Silver

Access to Ribtex Cutter Pliers (JF165) and Ribtex Round Nose Pliers (JF166)

Let's Get Started

Step 1
Feed a head pin from the back of the Swarovski heart to the front.

Step 2
Using the pliers, gently turn the head pin into a right angle.  See diagram for detail.  Leaving approximately 10mm, cut off the excess head pin.  Now using round nose pliers, turn the remaining piece of head pin into a loop.

Step 3
Open a jump ring and feed the looped heart onto it.  Attach the jump ring to the lever back earring.  Close the jump ring.

Step 4
Repeat the same process for the second earring.

Your earrings are complete!