Make these fast, sparkling earrings in just a few minutes. Learn how easy it is to set crystals in simple settings, then add a teardrop of your choice. With over 50 color options, this design is a superb DIY project for any outfit or holiday! FREE Jewelry Tutorials. No blinkin ads. No login required
Created by: Rita Hutchinson
Set the cushions in the settings before attaching the dangles. Use nylon-jaw pliers to press each prong down partially, then make sure your stone is centered before going back around to finish tightening prongs.
Use a jump ring to attach the briolette (crystal teardrop) to the bottom of the earring. The loop on the earwires is open; you may need to close it more tightly. For best way to open and close loops, see Jump Ring Hint in Jewelry Basics 101