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Paradise Shine Drop Earrings Tutorial
Learn how to set Swarovski #4470 cushion square crystal stones into pre-made bezel settings to make these elegant shining drop earrings.
Created by: Summer Melaas
Set a cushion square crystal in a setting. Keeping the stone centered, use your fingers or a burnishing tool to gently bend the prongs over the stone.
Smooth the prongs firmly in place with a burnishing tool.
The bottom loop is of the setting is already open and requires no jump ring. Attach it to the drop pendant. Close loop. For best way to open and close loops, see Jump Ring Hint in Jewelry Basics 101 (PDF)
Use flat-nose pliers to open the loop on an ear wire. Attach to top loop of the setting. Make sure everything faces forward, and close the loop.