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Classic Copperific Earrings Project
Classic Copperific Earrings Project
Item Id: PROJ-03706
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Project Description:

Anyone who knows me or my design work knows there are two things I just love: one is copper and the other is a great pair of simple, classic earrings that can be worn with just about anything. These earrings are definitely a new favorite of mine!

Author Shanna Steele
Shanna Steele
Auntie's Beads Designer
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Instructions:


1. Cut your chain into a piece that contains one small round link and a larger round link.

2. On a headpin, pick up a bead cap, a rondelle, and another bead cap. Make a loop. Attach the loop to the larger round link. Wrap the wire and trim the excess.

3. On a headpin, pick up a 4mm bicone. Make a loop. Attach the loop to the smaller round link. Wrap the wire and trim the excess.

4. Open a jump ring. Attach it to the smaller round link of chain. Then attach the jump ring to the ear wire. Close the jump ring.

5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 to create the other earring.

Materials and Tools Needed:

Swarovski Crystal, 12mm Faceted Round Rondelle, Crystal Copper (2 pieces)
Copper Bali Dotted Petal Bead Cap, 13mm (4 pieces)
Swarovski Crystal, 4mm Bicone, Bag of 10, Crystal Copper (2 pieces)
Copper Head Pins, 2", 21 Gauge, Bag of 25 (4 pieces)
Bright Copper Simple Loop Chain by the Foot, 15-16mm (about 2 inches)
Copper Medium Oval Jump Rings, Open, Bag of 10, 6 mm, 16 gauge (2 pieces)
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Antique Copper Jump Rings, Open, Bag of 10, 5mm, 20 Gauge (2 pieces)
Niobium French Wire Pair with 2mm Bright Copper Bead (1 pair)
Nipper Tool
Beadsmith "La Femme" Ergo Pliers, Round Nose
Beadsmith Ergo Pliers, Chain Nose With Cutter

Material and Supplies Used in This Project:
Swarovski Crystal, 12mm Faceted Round Rondelle, Crystal Copper
Swarovski Crystal, 12mm Faceted Round Rondelle, Crystal Copper
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Antique Copper Jump Rings, Open, 20pc, 5mm, 20 Gauge
Antique Copper Jump Rings, Open, 20pc, 5mm, 20 Gauge
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Swarovski Crystal Xilion Bicone (5328) 4mm, Crystal Copper, 20pc
Swarovski Crystal Xilion Bicone (5328) 4mm, Crystal Copper, 20pc
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Antique Copper Plated Head Pins, 2 Inch, 22 Gauge, 10pc
Antique Copper Plated Head Pins, 2 Inch, 22 Gauge, 10pc
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TierraCast Antique Copper Open 6mm Oval Jump Rings, Bag of 20
TierraCast Antique Copper Open 6mm Oval Jump Rings, Bag of 20
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TierraCast Niobium French Wires with 2mm Bright Copper Bead, Pair
TierraCast Niobium French Wires with 2mm Bright Copper Bead, Pair
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Beadsmith La Femme Ergo Pliers, Round Nose
Beadsmith La Femme Ergo Pliers, Round Nose
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Beadsmith Ergo Pliers, Chain Nose With Cutter
Beadsmith Ergo Pliers, Chain Nose With Cutter
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