Digital Beading Magazine Issue 15 - Page 105

Materials - necklace 1 30mm goldstone donut 2 20mm goldstone donuts 1 50mm silver plated filigree dragonfly 1 9x5mm crystal copper briolette 1 8mm crystal copper Swarovski crystal donut 8 4mm crystal copper Swarovski crystal bicones 6 6mm crystal copper Swarovski crystal donuts 2 10mm crystal copper helix-cut rounds 22 gauge non-tarnish silver wire 2 twisted silver-plated jump rings 1 silver-plated clasp 22 4mm antique silver daisy spacers 24cm fine silver-plated oval link chain Materials - earrings 4cm fine silver-plated oval link chain 2 20mm goldstone donuts 2 crystal copper Swarovski cosmic drops 2 4mm crystal copper Swarovski crystal bicones 2 6mm crystal copper Swarovski crystal donuts 2 5x7mm crystal copper Swarovski briolettes 8 4mm antique silver daisy spacers 1pr silver-plated ear wires with ball 2 silver jump rings 22 gauge non-tarnish silver wire Tools Round nose pliers Chain nose pliers Tapered tip pliers Wire cutters 1 Step 1 Place the filigree dragonfly right-side-up on top of the 30mm goldstone donut. With the dragonfly centred over the donut hole, gently bend the dragonfly wings around the donut using your pliers. Be careful not to scratch the stamping with your pliers and make sure you gradually bend each wing – moving too quickly or forcefully could cause your dragonfly stamping to break.