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Paradise Shine Crystal Cross Tutorial
Paradise Shine is a beautiful iridescent Swarovski crystal effect featuring flashes of delicate purple, green and blue. One side is a bit metallic; the other side is softer. (You get to decide which is the front, and which is the back.)
Created by: Janet Boyington
Wire-wrap all the beaded components together. For step-by-step wire-wrapped loop instructions, see Jewelry Basics 101 (PDF). If you haven't made many wire-wrapped loops, practice with the Artistic wire.
Use jump rings to connect the findings to the beaded components. (This helps the piece have better "movement.")
Remove (cut off) the center loop of the filigree, and file it smooth.
For the opposite side of the clasp, wire-wrap a denim crystal bead with a large loop.