2. November 2016 09:38
by suzette
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DIY JEWELRY MAKING TUTORIAL: TriBeCa Earrings

2. November 2016 09:38 by suzette

Today, we are showing you how to make these colorful bold TriBeCa Earrings!

Oh my, put a tassel on anything and I'm totally obsessed!

My style is bohemian so anything boho or tribal I'm truly crushing on for days.

These earrings require just one basic jewelry making technique; opening and closing a jump ring.

You can find the material & instructions by clicking here.

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18. April 2016 10:19
by suzette
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DIY Colorful Cowrie Shell Earrings

18. April 2016 10:19 by suzette

One can not deny that I love color and the ocean, and pairing these two together is taking me coastal for the day! These earrings will be so fun to wear this summer at the beach or just running errands around town. I made the pair in less than an hour. We used our Aged Pewter Large Chandelier to create them but you could also use the Aged Pewter Medium Chandelier as well. I've included the supplies you'll need and the instructions below...

 Cowerie Shell Earrings

 

Supplies:

2 Aged Pewter Large Chandeliers or 2 Aged Pewter Medium Chandeliers

Colorful Hemp

2 Antique Silver ear wires

Natural Suede

2 Cowrie Shells

 E6000 Glue

Instructions:

1.) Measure out hemp and cut at about 40".

 2.) Dab a bit of E6000 glue at the top of the chandelier and place end of hemp on it. Let dry.

3.) Once the glue has dried start wrapping hemp around chandelier.

4.) Continue wrapping until the two ends meet again!

I wrapped over the piece that is glued so the pattern would be consistent in the design.

Add another dab of glue on back and press end of hemp into it. Let dry.

5.) Cut eight 6" pieces of natural suede.

6.) Run suede through each of the the loops at the bottom of the chandelier.

Finish with an overhand knot to secure in place.

7.) Cut suede at desired length.

I cut the ends of the suede on a slant as seen in picture above.

8.) Run a piece of suede through hole in the cowrie shell.

Attach shell to loop in middle of chandelier with a simple knot.

9.) Repeat these steps to make a complete pair of earrings.

 

 

 

 

8. September 2014 09:23
by suzette
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Step by Step Sweet Birdie Earring Tutorial

8. September 2014 09:23 by suzette

These simple earrings will take you from Fall to Spring in just 3 easy steps!

Supplies:

2 Nunn Design Branches

2 Aged Pewter Birdies

2 Vintaj Ear Wires

2 Nunn Design Antique Silver Jump Rings

Technique:

Open/Close Jump Rings

Tools:

Chain Nose Pliers

Flat Nose Pliers

Instructions:

1. Open jump ring, run it through birdie & gold branch, close jump ring.

2. Open loop on ear wire, attach to the gold branch.

3. Repeat steps 1-2 to make other earring.

 

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