Royal Rivoli Earrings

Materials:
2-1122-014: Swarovski 14mm Light Colorado Topaz Rivoli - 2 pieces
283-071: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Crystal Dorado 2X - 1 pack
BGL2-156FR: Miyuki 6mm Bugle Matte Tr Dark Emerald AB - 1 tube
15-1236: Miyuki 15/0 Matte Opaque Terra Cotta Seed Bead - 1 tube
MNT-17: Miyuki Dark Blue Nylon Beading Thread - 1 bobbin
193-104: Japanese Thin Beading Needles
191-100-G: Gold-Filled Earwire with Loop - 2 pieces


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Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

1. Cut approximately five feet of Miyuki nylon beading thread. String one Miyuki 15/0 seed bead and one Miyuki 6mm Bugle bead (BGL2). Repeat until there are four of each bead.

Swarovski Crystal Rivoli Earrings

2. Pass back through all of the beads to form a loop.

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

3. Continue through an additional pair of beads to secure the loop, exting a BGL2 bead.

Rivoli Earring with Miyuki 6mm Bugle Beads

4. String one BGL2. Pass down through the BGL2 on the left and pull thread to secure. The BGL2 beads will lay side by side, this begins ladder stitch.

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

5. Pass up through the BGL2 on the right.

Rivoli Earring with Miyuki 6mm Bugle Beads

6. String one BGL2 and pass up through the BGL2 on the left. Continue down through the BGL2 just added.

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

7. Add a BGL2 by repeating steps 4 and 5.

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8. String the final BGL2 and pass up through the BGL2 on the left. There should be five BGL2 beads in the completed ladder stitched section.

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

9. Follow the thread path back down the ladder stitched section, exiting the BGL2 bead at the base.

Rivoli Earring with Miyuki 6mm Bugle Beads

10. Moving clockwise, pass through the next 15/0 and BGL2 beads.

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

11. Repeat steps 4-9 to create a second ladder stitched section.

Swarovski Crystal Rivoli Earrings

12. Continue in this way until there are four ladder stitched sections, each with five BGL2 beads. The thread should be exiting the BGL2 bead at the base of this final ladder stitched section (row 1).

Rivoli Earring with Miyuki 6mm Bugle Beads

13. Turn and pass back through the second BGL2 in this section (row 2).

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

14. String three 15/0 beads and pass through the BGL2 in row 2 of the next section.

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

15. Continue in this way until three 15/0 beads have been added between each BGL2 in row 2. Pull tight to secure, the beads will begin to form a basketlike shape.

Rivoli Earring with Miyuki 6mm Bugle Beads

16. Turn and pass through the the third BGL2 in this section (row 3).

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

17. String five 15/0 beads and pass through the BGL2 in row 3 of the next section.

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18. Continue in this way until five 15/0 beads have been added between each BGL2 in row 3.

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

19. Turn and pass through the fourth BGL2 in this section (row 4).

Rivoli Earring with Miyuki 6mm Bugle Beads

20. String two 15/0 beads, one 3mm Swarovski crystal bicone, and two 15/0 beads. Pass through the BGL2 in row 4 of the next section.

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

21. Continue in this way until 15/0 and crystal beads have been added between each BGL2 in row 4.

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22. Set the 14mm Swarovski crystal rivoli into the center of the beadwork. The rivoli should nestle into the surrounding beads as if in a basket.

Rivoli Earring with Miyuki 6mm Bugle Beads

23. Turn and pass back through the fifth BGL2 in this section (row 5).

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

24. String four 15/0 beads and pass through the BGL2 in row 5 of the next section.

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25. Pull thread to secure. The BGL2 beads in row 5 will start to fold over the top edge of the rivoli.

Rivoli Earring with Miyuki 6mm Bugle Beads

26. Continue in this way until four 15/0 beads have been added between each BGL2 in row 5.

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

27. Pass back through all of the beads in row 5 to reinforce. The rivoli should now be securely held in place.

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28. Turn and pass back into the fourth BGL2 in this section. Continue through two 15/0 beads and one 3mm crystal.

Rivoli Earring with Miyuki 6mm Bugle Beads

29. String seven 15/0 beads.

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

30. Pass back through the 3mm crystal to form a loop. Continue through all the beads in the loop again to reinforce.

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31. Follow the thread path along row 4 to secure the thread.

Rivoli Earring with Miyuki 6mm Bugle Beads

32. Looking at the other side of the earring you will see the point on the back of the rivoli. This will be centered in the middle of your beadwork. Sew in any thread tails and trim.

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions

33. Attach an earwire to the beaded loop at the top of the earring.

Royal Rivoli Earring Instructions


Amulet
Royal Rivoli Earrings Amulet

Materials:
2-1122-011: Swarovski 14mm Fuchsia Rivoli - 2 pieces
283-090: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Fuchsia - 1 pack
BGL2-412FR: Miyuki 6mm Bugle Matte Opaque Turquoise Green AB - 1 tube
15-469: Miyuki 15/0 Metallic Bronze Eggplant Iris Seed Bead - 1 tube
MNT-17: Miyuki Dark Blue Nylon Beading Thread - 1 bobbin
193-104: Japanese Thin Beading Needles
191-100-S: Sterling Silver Earwire with Loop - 2 pieces

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Dynasty
Royal Rivoli Earrings Dynasty

Materials:
2-1122-004: Swarovski 14mm Crystal Vitrail Light - 2 pieces
283-080: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Emerald - 1 pack
BGL2-1899: Miyuki 6mm Bugle Opaque Eggplant Luster - 1 tube
15-4475: Miyuki 15/0 Duracoat Opaque Sea Opal Seed Bead - 1 tube
MNT-17: Miyuki Dark Blue Nylon Beading Thread - 1 bobbin
193-104: Japanese Thin Beading Needles
191-100-S: Sterling Silver Earwire with Loop - 2 pieces


Empress
Royal Rivoli Earrings Empress

Materials:
2-1122-012: Swarovski 14mm Light Turquoise Rivoli - 2 pieces
283-330: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Indicolite - 1 pack
BGL2-194F: Miyuki 6mm Bugle Matte Palladium Plated - 1 tube
15-1865: Miyuki 15/0 Opaque Smoke Gray Luster Seed Bead - 1 tube
MNT-03: Miyuki Silver Nylon Beading Thread - 1 bobbin
193-104: Japanese Thin Beading Needles
191-100-S: Sterling Silver Earwire with Loop - 2 pieces

Purchase Kit


Imperial
Royal Rivoli Earrings Imperial

Materials:
2-1122-010: Swarovski 14mm Crystal Rose Gold Rivoli - 2 pieces
283-350: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Crystal Helio - 1 pack
BGL2-976: Miyuki 6mm Bugle Copper Lined Light Aqua - 1 tube
15-2331: Miyuki 15/0 Matte Metallic Dusky Clay AB Seed Bead - 1 tube
MNT-06: Miyuki Brown Nylon Beading Thread - 1 bobbin
193-104: Japanese Thin Beading Needles
191-100-G: Gold-Filled Earwire with Loop - 2 pieces


Jester
Royal Rivoli Earrings Jester

Materials:
2-1122-005: Swarovski 14mm Crystal Vitrail Medium Rivoli - 2 pieces
283-215: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Olivine - 1 pack
BGL2-301: Miyuki 6mm Bugle Dark Topaz Rainbow Gold Luster - 1 tube
15-1233: Miyuki 15/0 Matte Opaque Mustard Seed Bead - 1 tube
MNT-15: Miyuki Nutmeg Nylon Beading Thread - 1 bobbin
193-104: Japanese Thin Beading Needles
191-100-G: Gold-Filled Earwire with Loop - 2 pieces


Legend
Royal Rivoli Earrings Legend

Materials:
2-1122-014: Swarovski 14mm Light Colorado Topaz Rivoli - 2 pieces
283-071: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Crystal Dorado 2X - 1 pack
BGL2-156FR: Miyuki 6mm Bugle Matte Tr Dark Emerald AB - 1 tube
15-1236: Miyuki 15/0 Matte Opaque Terra Cotta Seed Bead - 1 tube
MNT-17: Miyuki Dark Blue Nylon Beading Thread - 1 bobbin
193-104: Japanese Thin Beading Needles
191-100-G: Gold-Filled Earwire with Loop - 2 pieces

Purchase Kit


Realm
Royal Rivoli Earrings Realm

Materials:
2-1122-003: Swarovski 14mm Crystal Silver Shade Rivoli - 2 pieces
283-390: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Vintage Rose - 1 pack
BGL2-551: Miyuki 6mm Bugle Gilt Lined Opal - 1 tube
15-198: Miyuki 15/0 Copper Lined Opal Seed Bead - 1 tube
MNT-04: Miyuki Blush Nylon Beading Thread - 1 bobbin
193-104: Japanese Thin Beading Needles
191-100-S: Sterling Silver Earwire with Loop - 2 pieces


Sorcery
Royal Rivoli Earrings Sorcery

Materials:
2-1122-015: Swarovski 14mm Light Siam Rivoli - 2 pieces
283-250: Swarovski 3mm Bicone Siam - 1 pack
BGL2-191F: Miyuki 6mm Bugle Matte 24kt Gold Plated - 1 tube
15-254: Miyuki 15/0 Transparent Red AB Seed Bead - 1 tube
MNT-05: Miyuki Gold Nylon Beading Thread - 1 bobbin
193-104: Japanese Thin Beading Needles
191-100-G: Gold-Filled Earwire with Loop - 2 pieces