Wire Wrapped Swarovski Cube Earrings




These are some simple but cute swarovski cube earrings. Total time to make these is 10 minutes, and materials and tools are easy to come by. Stop by and say hi if you like this Instructables tutorial!

Step 1: Materials You'll Need

-Pliers: round nose, chain nose, bent nose

-Wire cutters

-2 headpins

-2 6mm spacers

-2 8mm squaredelles

-2 8mm Swarovski cubes

Step 2: Stringing

String the cube, squaredelle and spacer.

Step 3: First Bend

Grip with the roundnose pliers and bend the wire down at 45 degrees.

Step 4: Second Bend

Reposition the round nose pliers and bend around and down the other way.

Step 5: Full Bend

Continue to bend the wire under the pliers, until you have a full loop.

Step 6: Wrap

Grip the loop with your chain nose pliers, and wrap the wire with your bent nose pliers until the whole vertical headpin area is covered.

Step 7: Clip

Clip the excess wire with your wire cutters, then squeeze the rest of the wire underneath the twist you just made.

Step 8: Leverback

Twist open the leverback ring, and put the loop in. Then twist the ring closed. You finished the first earring! Now just repeat these steps to complete your pair! Thanks for reading, this instructable was inspired by the Enreverie blog.

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    7 Discussions


    3 years ago


    Where did you get your 8mm squaredelles from? I love working with the Swarovski cubes and haven't been able to find decent sized squaredelles in the craft stores ( Michael's or A.C. Moore) and I'm not sure where to get them online other that Etsy or Amazon. Love this tutorial! great directions and photos!

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    Reply 3 years ago

    Thanks Webwitch!! Hmm, I do remember having trouble tracking these down. Especially since I didnt know what they were called at first! I eventually bought them at AmericaSmart gift show in Atlanta. But I think you may have luck tracking them down on eBay :)


    3 years ago

    Very nicely done. Anyone can follow these instructions to make this very pretty pair of earrings.