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Copper Connection Earrings Project

Part Number:PROJ-03697
Copper Connection Earrings Project

About This Project

It is no secret that I love copper. Using 3 different styles of rings, I was able to create a pair of earrings that is fun and fashionable while still being simple enough to wear every day.

Author Shanna Steele
Shanna Steele
Auntie's Beads Designer

1. Cut your chain into a piece containing 6 links. Place the 13mm round link inside the 20mm round link. Wrap the piece of chain around those 2 links. Open a jump ring. Attach it to each end of the 6 link piece of chain. Attach the 10mm link to that jump ring before closing it.

2. Attach a jump ring to the 10mm link. Close the jump ring. Attach a jump ring to the jump ring just added. Close the jump ring.

3. Open the loop at the bottom of the ear wire. Attach the loop to the last jump ring added in step 2. Close the loop.

4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 to create your other earring

Materials and Tools Needed:

Antique Copper Hammered Round Link, Small, 10mm (2 pieces)
Antique Copper Hammered Round Link, Medium, 13mm (2 pieces)
Antique Copper Hammered Round Link, Large, 20mm (2 pieces)
Antique Copper Curb Chain by the Foot, 2.8mm (about 2 inches)
Antique Copper Jump Rings, Open, Bag of 10, 5mm, 20 Gauge (6 pieces)
Niobium French Wires with 2 mm Bright Copper Bead, Bag of 10 (1 pair)
Nipper Tool
Beadsmith "La Femme" Ergo Pliers, Round Nose
Beadsmith Ergo Pliers, Chain Nose With Cutter

Customer Reviews

5 Stars
Easy, versatile earrings!
I've made these several times now for different people. They are so easy and look great. Definitely recommend to beginners or someone wanting a nice pair to go with their browns.
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Reviewed by:  from Oklahoma. on 8/29/2011
5 Stars
love these earrings!
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Reviewed by:  from Germantown,WI. on 4/25/2011
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