These bohemian inspired chandelier earrings are so elegant. With ice-coloured crystals dangling gracefully from the bottom of the loops, they sparkle as they move creating an air of elegance and sophistication. The delicate look is achieved by combining cool coloured crystals with a lightweight silver filigree chandelier fitting. Add a sparkly cubic zirconia-set earring wire to make them even more upmarket and they'll look like they were handcrafted by a master jeweller! You'll need: Twelve 4mm Sapphire Satin Swarovski bicones Four Light Sapphire briolettes . (I used 9x5mm but you can also use 11x5.5mm for this design) Twelve silver head pins Two  filigree silver chandelier fittings with 7 loops (I got mine from Beads n Crystals ) Two cubic zirconia-set silver earring wires 24g non tarnish silver plated wire Tools: round nose pliers, flat nose pliers, flush cutters Set aside half the components and work on one earring at a time. String a bicone on each of the 6...
I've had a bee in my bonnet just recently. You see, a while back, I came across an eye catching ceiling pendant in a local homewares shop that I was really taken with. It was a simple black shade studded with chandelier crystals that sit suspended in little cutouts, allowing the light to glisten through the crystals. All I could think was how PERFECT it would be in my studio.......... and I really wanted it. If only it weren't a ceiling pendant! I didn't end up buying that light fitting (althought I am still tempted) but it did inspire me to recreate the look in a more practical and compact table lamp that will glisten and gleam and be just as sparkly, if not more! All it takes to create your own dazzling sparkle-icious lamp is an inexpensive black lamp with a chrome base....... and as many Swarovski crystals as your heart desires (or your budget allows). Here's what you'll need: A straight sided lamp shade (mine is a black 6" shade) and a chrome lamp...