Swarovski Dragonfly Earrings

Swarovski Dragonfly Earring Project

These pretty earrings are quick and easy to make, the only technique you need to know is how to make a simple loop and how to open a loop.

The earrings in the picture are made with Tanzanite AB Swarovski crystals.

To make these Swarovski crystal earrings you will need.

  • 2 Swarovski 6mm Bicones
  • 2 Swarovski 5mm Bicones
  • 2 Swarovski 4mm Bicones
  • 4 Swarovski 3mm Bicones
  • 2 Silver Plated 2 inch head pins
  • 2 Sterling Silver Ear Wires
  • 2 Dragonfly Wing Beads
  • Chain nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire cutters

If you are not sure what any of these items are please have a look through our jewellery making glossary.


Swarovski Dragonfly Earrings Step 1

Step 1

Thread 2 of the 3mm Swarovski Crystals onto one of the headpins.

Swarovski Dragonfly Earrings Step 2

Step 2

Then thread on:

  • 1 x 4mm Swarovski
  • 1 x 5mm Swarovski
  • 1 x Dragonfly wings
  • 1 x 6mm Swarovski

Trim the wire to 1cm above the top of the 6mm crystal.

Swarovski Dragonfly Earrings Step 3

Step 3

Turn a simple loop at the top.

Try to get the loop as closed as possible so that the end of it meets the wire coming out of the top of the headpin.

Swarovski Dragonfly Earrings Step 4

Step 4

Carefully open the loop on the Ear Wires.

Thread on your dragonfly and close the loop, the same way you opened it, using 2 pairs of pliers.

Swarovski Dragonfly Earrings Step 5

Step 5

Repeat to make the other earring.