by Tamara Summers. (Kitchener, Ontario, Canada) I mentioned these earrings in the latest Coffee with Rena, and decided to show them. I guess I'm following Rena's glittering snowflake theme. :) I found them a little difficult to photograph due to the iridescence and sparkle of them. These didn't start out as snowflakes. They were just meant to be simple, inexpensive … [Read more...] about Simple Snowflake Earrings
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by Maria Hansford. (Guelph, Ontario, Canada) I wanted to make a pair of holidays earrings that could be enjoyed all year round. The red engraved flowery bead and a little sparkling crystal make a statement piece. Maria Hansford … [Read more...] about Festive Earrings
by Joy Jones. (Washington DC, Maryland, USA) I like to keep my designs pretty simple, but not repetitious. These started out as oversized squares, a shape I don't use that often. I made them on my jig, hardened them with a wirewacker, and then for color and movement added the wrapped indicolite crystals. I was disappointed in the design... until I decided to simply … [Read more...] about Simple Wire and Crystal Earrings
by Joan Williams. (Ozark, Missouri, USA) Since I only had a couple of these magnesite cross shaped beads left over from another project, I decided to use them for earrings. I glued on a smaller brass cross charm and added Czech glass dangles swinging from a textured ring to complete the look. Joan Williams lilruby lilruby - Etsy shop … [Read more...] about Magnesite Cross Earrings
by Susana Paredes. (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA) Botanical inspired polymer clay earrings... Leaves are handmade from polymer clay, then distressed using color pigments for a lovely finish. They are nicely adorned with a wire wrapped green jade bead and are hanging from a handmade ear wire. Susana Paredes Earth Expressions at Etsy By Earth Expressions Blog … [Read more...] about Dangling Maple Leaves
by Sharon Harris. (Bloomington, Minnesota, USA) Lamp-work beads are a component I use often in my jewelry. There is an unlimited selection of quality handcrafted artisan glass beads to select from. These are a half inch long and about 1/3 inch across with lots of lovely blue/purple/cranberry pink colors. They are slightly more weighty than some I make, so I've used … [Read more...] about Royal Earrings
by Sally Vonada. (Wamego, Kansas, USA) Sometimes I'm just in a crystal mood -- the colors and sparkles always make me smile! Laying out some 4mm crystals to see how the colors worked together, I thought they looked pretty all lined up in a row! I formed a V-wire of sterling plated 20g wire and hammered the lower end, then wrapped the crystals to the ear wire -- a … [Read more...] about Color Streak: Crystals & Wire
by Lynda. (Spring Valley, Calfornia, USA) Having won these gorgeous lamp work beads from Alchemy Lampwork in a giveaway, I wanted to do them justice with a simple design that showcased their beauty. The wirework is annealed steel. The sterling ear wires have a touch of turquoise accent. Lynda Fresh Baked Designs … [Read more...] about Lampwork Ear Candy
by Malu. (Cusco, Peru) An elegant pair of sterling silver earrings inlaid with Andean opal and in the form of a feather. It is simple yet stylish. With the ever rising price of silver (and shrinking budgets of buyers) I’ve been forced to simplify my designs. I now create more delicate silverwork and use semi-precious stones such as turquoise or Andean opal to add a … [Read more...] about Silver Feathers From Peru
by Twiggy. (Vancouver WA) These are Mexican fire opal faceted brios and emerald faceted rondelles with silver Swarovski crytals and sterling silver findings. I took this pix in a large tupperware container sitting on its side through my kitchen window in the late afternoon so I got the "glow" that I was going for! I put in some silk grape leaves and set the earrings … [Read more...] about Tomatoes on the Vine
by Zoraida. (Patchogue, NY) I made these bead and wire earrings to bring to a 2 day show. I have so many necklaces and bracelets that I needed to include some items at a lower price point so that anyone could afford to buy something. I'm working on pendants as well. It worked, I sold lots of earrings and some cross and other pendants as well! Zoraida … [Read more...] about Bead and Wire Earrings: Boost Sales!
by Sarah Wiley. (Sarah Berries) Multiple layers of white and natural Lavender fresh water pearls create the color-wash effect of these earrings. All sterling silver findings and earwires, the fresh water pearls are arranged from top to bottom: 2.5mm white, 6mm white, 5mm natural Lavender, and 3mm natural Lavender. Approximately 1.75" long. Sarah Wiley Sarah Berries … [Read more...] about Fresh Water Pearls for Days Earrings