by Stephanie Keays. (Thousand Oaks, California) Every girl should have a little shot of red in her jewelry box. These earrings have an interesting and distinctive wrapping. Three stacked richly red 10mm coral heishe wrapped in oxidized copper and dangling from one of my oxidized sterling silver handcrafted ear wires. Earring drop … [Read more...] about Wrapped Stacked Blood Red Coral Earrings
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by Sally Vonada. (Wamego, KS) I still consider myself a newbie to wire work but I am enamored with the limitless possibilities. I created this pair of earrings using 18g silver plated wire, shaping it into a form reminiscent of a question mark, then finishing with a small faceted AB red crystal oval. What's the question? I'm not sure, but the answer is always "making … [Read more...] about What’s the Question? Earrings
by Michelle Buettner. (Glendale, AZ ) 14K Gold Filled wire and little faceted garnets were used to create these wire wrapped earrings for my niece as a 'First Mother's Day' gift for her in celebration for her. Michelle Buettner MiShel Designs Comments: Lucky niece! by: Rena What a thoughtful gift and perfect pair of earrings. The small bead might represent … [Read more...] about Warm Hearts
by Lynda Carson. (Spring Valley, CA) Another version of hammered copper washers (I think there's only 82 left in the box!). Abalone beads were wired onto the circles with 22 gauge sterling silver wire, beginning and ending with tiny swirls. Gotta go with the liver of sulphur solution to oxidize the pieces, then buff with OOOO steel wool. Used a polishing cloth for … [Read more...] about Abalone Spiral Earrings
by Lynda Carson. (Spring Valley, CA) I recently received several tips from Making Jewelry Now readers about Harbor Freight as a source for copper washers. What a treasure chest of jewelry possibilities! For the earrings pictured, I hammered two washers, added pretty amethyst Czech beads, and handmade ear wires - the wire was from another hardware store. Dipped … [Read more...] about Copper Hardware Store Earrings