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Two perfect jewelry making combinations - wire and beads - add them together to come up with a huge assortment of earring projects. Here are lots of wire and bead earrings, using materials such as gemstones, crystals, and precious metals to get you started.

Island Style Bamboo and Crystal Earrings

Island Style Bamboo and Crystal Earrings
Tammy Powley
The combination of the bamboo beads and sparkling Swarovski crystals make me think of a romantic evening in the Caribbean.

Swarovski Crystal Starfish and Sterling Silver Earrings

Crystal and Sterling Starfish Earrings
Tammy Powley
Swarovski starfish components in aquamarine dangle from chain and textured sterling silver links in these long and dramatic earrings.

Pink Crystal, Brown Lava Beads, and Copper Earrings

Pink Crystal, Brown Lava Beads, and Copper Earrings
Tammy Powley
Combine different textures including faceted pink crystals and earth-tone lava beads along with the shine of copper wire in these long and dramatic earrings.

Ethnic Style Purple & Turquoise Earrings

Ethnic Style Purple & Turquoise Earrings
Tammy Powley
Mix ethnic style sterling silver beads with purple and turquoise crystal beads for these dynamic and sparkly earrings.

Rainbow Crystal Butterfly Earrings

Rainbow Crystal Butterfly Earrings
Tammy Powley
You don't have to pick just one color with this earring project. Combine colorful crystal butterfly beads for a rainbow affect.

Daisy Lampwork & Butterfly Earrings

Daisy Lampwork & Butterfly Earrings
Tammy Powley
A little butterfly crystal dances around these lampwork daisy beads.

Gold Metal Clay Star Earrings

Metal Clay Gold Star Earrings
Tammy Powley
A little metal clay can go a long way with these wire and bead earrings.

Star Spangled Crystal Earrings

Star Spangled Crystal Earrings
Tammy Powley
Mix colorful red, white, and blue crystals with hematite hearts to make a pair of patriotic earrings

Purple Pearl & Opal Cube Earrings

Purple Pearl & Opal Cube Earrings
Tammy Powley
Mix it up with some faux purple pearls and cube-shaped opal-colored crystal earrings.

More is Better Crystal Earrings

More Is Better Earrings
Tammy Powley
These long crystal earrings prove that more is better. You'll love wearing these as much as making them.

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