While I was threading pearls onto headpins for another project, the
way they were lying on the table brought this idea to me. Of course,
you can change the color of the pearls or the metal; or even use
crystal beads instead of pearls, to alter this "cluster" design. Making
an ear hook from a headpin really saves time too, because its end is
Materials and Tools
12 8mm freshwater pearl beads
12 3/4" head pins, in a gauge that fits your chosen pearls
If you want to learn how to make this cool, contemporary wire bangle bracelet, I have a tutorial for you! Perfect for any age, this fun bangle stands on its own.
Supplies you will need: seed beads #6 (or 8 with a large hole) and, of course, wire! The main tools are your hands, but it's good to have a pair of chain nose pliers, round nose pliers, and wire cutters handy :) This tutorial has 6 printer-friendly pages with 18 steps and 20 step-by step color photos. Click HEREto get tutorial.
Today, I will show how to make Stylish Feather Earrings For Stylish Women.
To make a pair of these earrings you will need: - pair of ear-wires - cord ends - 2 - eye-pins -2 - lamp-work beads (or any beads of your choice) -2 - feathers - round-nose pliers - chain-nose pliers - wire-cutters
To tell the truth, I have no time to make jewelry lately. Last night I was teaching Intermediate Wire Wrapping jewelry class at Michaels. Today I woke up an wanted to make something with square wire! Dale Armstrong's earrings were my inspiration. Copper and bronze wire with some copper beads :)
Thanksgiving Day Giveaway!
If you are jewelry making lover and would like to try some of my jewelry tutorials,
welcome to this giveaway ;) The winner will be able to choose any 4 single Jewelry tutorials from my AroundBeads shop
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This giveaway will run from November 15th through November 30th,
and the lucky winner will be chosen by random.org on December 1st,
2012. The winner will be announced here, and he or she will have 48
hours to respond with his/her email address and list of 4 tutorials. If a winner cannot be
contacted or does not respond, another winner will be chosen after 48
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