A few tools and four quick steps is all it takes to make these simple earrings. Bend 20-gauge wire into triangles to highlight shapely crystals — a solid stand-in for this month’s pricey birthstone.
- 2 10–14 mm crystals
- 4 5–7 mm crystal rondelles
- 4 3–4 mm spacers
- 8 in. (20 cm) 20-gauge half-hard wire
- roundnose pliers
- diagonal wire cutters
- metal file or emery board
Check your local bead store for supplies.