DIY Pink and Blue Crystal Statement Earrings

DIY Statement Earrings

I am so excited to be posting these diy pink and blue crystal statement earrings. I was slightly sick over the weekend and after being glued to the couch for an entire day my little busy-bee fingers were getting the itch for a little project. For this fun DIY, I made two pairs so I could give one to a friend and am very pleased with how they turned out. Needless to say, it was one of the best sick days I’ve ever had. Here are the steps to making your own.

SUPPLIES:

  • 3 types of stone settings {I used Martha Stewart Crafts}
  • rhinestones
  • earring backs and studs
  • open jump rings
  • E6000 glue
  • needle nose pliers

For two pairs of earrings I used 24 oval shaped rhinestones, 12 rounded rhinestones, and 12 open jump rings.

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Step 1: Place a tiny tab of glue into each bowl. {If the glue leaks, place it on a paper towel and use a tooth pick to scoop the glue instead}
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Step 2: Gently place a rhinestone in each bowl and clean away any glue that squeezes over the edge.
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Step 3: Continue step two until each bowl is filled with a rhinestone.
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Step 4: Take an earring stud and glue a single jewel setting to each one. Two for one pair of earrings; I did four for two pairs of earrings. {This is the piece that will hold the rest of the earring so be sure it is glued on well.}
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Step 5: Carefully open a jump ring with needle nose pliers and secure a double-ring setting to a single-ring setting. Repeat this for each earring.
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Step 6: Once the stud is dry, secure it to the other end of a double-ring setting using a jump ring.DIY Statement Earrings 014
Step 7: Repeat step six until all the single studs are secured with a jump ring and the earrings are all linked together. DIY Statement Earrings 015DIY Statement Earrings 016

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1 Comment

  1. January 23, 2014 / 5:09 PM

    Love this so much missy! They are so pretty <3

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