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Linked In Earrings Project

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Part Number:PROJ-SS-158
Linked In Earrings Project
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Years ago, I created the Copper Connection Earrings project using TierraCast antique copper hammered links. These links continue to be a source of inspiration. This time, I chose to mix my metals a little bit and nest the rings differently. I love the result!

Author Shanna Steele
Shanna Steele
Auntie's Beads Designer


A note about this piece: I chose to double up on jump rings to add substance, drama and extra security to the links and give the earrings a bit of a chain maille vibe. You don't have to do this, but I would recommend it.
  1. Open a jump ring. Attach it to the 10mm hammered link. Close the jump ring. Attach another jump ring to the same link.
  2. Open a jump ring. Attach it to the 2 jump rings added in step 1. Close the jump ring. Attach another jump ring.
  3. Open a jump ring. Attach it to the 2 jump rings added in step 2. Then attach it to the 20mm hammered link. Close the jump ring. Attach another jump ring.
  4. Open a jump ring. Attach it to the 2 jump rings added in step 3. Close the jump ring. Attach another jump ring.
  5. Open a jump ring. Attach it to the 2 jump rings added in step 4. Then attach it to the 13mm hammered link. Close the jump ring. Attach another jump ring.
  6. Open a jump ring. Attach it to the top of the 13mm hammered link. Close the jump ring. Attach another jump ring.
  7. Open a jump ring. Attach it to the jump ring added in step 6 then to the loop on an ear wire. Close the jump ring. Attach another jump ring.
  8. Repeat steps 1 through 7 to complete the pair.
Tools and Materials Needed:

Antique Brass Hammered Round Link, Large, 20mm (2 pieces)
Antique Brass Hammered Round Link, Medium, 13mm (2 pieces)
Antique Brass Hammered Round Link, Small, 10mm (2 pieces)
Gunmetal 5mm Open Jump Rings, Bag of 50 (28 pieces)
Gunmetal Curved Wires With Front Bead, Pair
Chain Nose Pliers (2 pair)


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