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Swarovski Crystals Pendant Earrings Jewellery Project

February 22, 2023 2 min read

Swarovski Crystals Pendant Earrings Jewellery Project

For beginner jewellery makers who are looking for something simple that will yield a satisfying result, this is a great jewellery craft project to start with! Follow the simple instructions below to create these beautiful Drop Pendant Earrings with Swarovski Crystals. All the tools and components recommended in this guide are designed to do the work for you, so all you need to do is assemble the pieces. The completed crystal pendant bail is also perfectly suited for necklaces, meaning this activity could easily be expanded into a matching jewellery set.

The colour and shape of the Swarovski Crystals used for this project are also entirely customisable along with the type of metal plating. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with the tips and tricks in this guide and then explore our full range of Serinity crystal pendants and jewellery components, where you will find; silver plaited, gold plaited, rose gold plaited, sterling silver and more.


Purchase Swarovski Crystals for your business

If you are not currently a Swarovski approved customer / business you can apply online. Bluestreak Crystals are one of very few worldwide Swarovski Authorised Distribution Partners which continue to supply the full range of Swarovski Crystals. Alternatively, we would recommend using Serinity Crystals as a perfect replacement for crystal components used in this project. 


Component List:

The full list of Swarovski crystals, components and tools needed to complete this project can be found below. If you click on the product description (link), the respective product page will open, where each item can be viewed and added to cart:


Component Image
Component Name / Link To Purchase
Component Quantity
Silver Plated Shepherds Crooks Ear Wires
Silver Plated Shepherds Crooks Ear Wires x 2
Silver plated stirrup bail
Silver Plated Stirrup Bail
x 2
Serinity crystal drop pendant
Serinity 6106 Drop Pendant 18mm Light Colorado Topaz
x 2
Round Nose Pliers Round Nose Pliers
x 1




Step 1

Use the Chain Nose Pliers to pull open the teeth of the Stirrup Bail,the easiest way to do this is to put the nose of the pliers inside the mouth of the bail and then push the pliers open with gentle controlled force, this will push the bail open from the inside.

Step 2

Slot the Swarovski crystal pendant between the bails teeth so that the teeth will pass through the hole in the crystal and press the bail closed again with the pliers. The teeth of the bail should (almost) meet in the middle inside the crystal for a secure grip.

Step 3

Using a twisting motion, open the loop at the bottom of the Shepherds Crook Ear Wire using the pliers, thread on the jump ring section of the pendant bail and twist the loop closed again. Avoid pulling the loop open as this weakens the metal and warps the curve of the loop.

Step 4

Repeat all previous steps to complete the other earring and create a matching set.


Congratulations you have completed the project !