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Mixed Metals Earrings Project
Mixed Metals Earrings Project
Item Id: PROJ-03727
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Project Description:

Mixing the pewter Kenya beads with a textured copper coin bead dangling from silver plated chain makes a great pair of earrings for little cost!

Author Karla Schafer
Karla Schafer
Auntie's Beads Designer
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Instructions:


Basic Earring Construction Video

1. Cut the chain using the nipper tool, to a length of three oval links.

2. On a head pin drop a 3mm ss, Kenya bead, copper coin, Kenya bead and a 3mm ss.

3. Start a loop and slip it into the end of the cut chain.

4. Attach the other end of the chain to the earring finding.

5. Repeat steps 1-4 to complete the pair.

Materials and Tools Needed:

Copper Puffed Coin Bead with Pattern, 12mm- 2pc
Pewter Kenyan Bead, Silver, 5mm- 4pc
Sterling Silver Seamless Beads, 3mm, Bag of 25- 4pc
Silver Plate Long and Short Chain by the Foot- 2
Copper Head Pins, 2", 21 Gauge, Bag of 25- 2pc
Copper French Wires, Bag of 10- 1pc


Material and Supplies Used in This Project:
TierraCast Bright Silver Pewter 5mm Kenyan Beads, Bag of 10
TierraCast Bright Silver Pewter 5mm Kenyan Beads, Bag of 10
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Sterling Silver Seamless Beads, 3mm, 25pc
Sterling Silver Seamless Beads, 3mm, 25pc
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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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Copper French Wires, 10pc
Copper French Wires, 10pc
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Classic Nipper Tool
Classic Nipper Tool
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Round Nose Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
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