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Hi this is Megan with and today I'm going to show you how to make this quick and easy chain earrings using these great TierraCast findings metal D rings that have five holes in the bottom. They also have another one that has a slide at the bottom so it's an opening that's goes all the way across at the bottom also For these you can make some really interesting different designs just by changing the finish of your components and by changing the chains that you use and they're really fun and easy to make. I'm going to show you the basics and then you can experiment from there I'm using the really pretty black oxidised finish and I have these posts with a loop that is also TierraCast that I love You can also just put your hook on top of that I like the way that this looks a lot then I have some silver plated chain some gun metal plated chain and some czech glass bead chain which is already all put together and it's a time saver and makes your work look really intricate all you need to do is attach an earring if your using a post you need a jump ring, if your using a hook you can attach it to the top of your D ring and then just use jump rings to attach the chains to the holes on the D ring you could also play with the length of your chain and with if you want it to go up in the middle or down in the middle up to one side you could have them by mirrored images so that each earring chains stepped up to one side I have mine stepping up to the middle to make this little point like that I've measured and cut my chain to attach the first earring that I made that's pretty simple so I didn't wanna show you that here and take too much time, just don't forget if you do you do want to use this great czech bead chain you can just open the links on here to save your links here but you don't have to cut one and throw it away so all you're going to do is attach the chain to the D ring using jump rings and you want to go ahead and make sure at the end that all your jump rings are facing the openings are facing to the back of the earring you can just rotate them around I'm using oval jump rings just to give it a little bit more of a low profile along the front so it doesn't stick out off the top as much. They're squished the gun metal matches the TierraCast black finish pretty well. It's just a little shinier They look nice together As you cant see it goes together very quickly and if you think about all the options you have in chain and then we have these components in silvertone have them in brass or gold tone and then we have the black ones if you change up which pieces that you use it will look very different That's all it takes to make that part of the earring the pretty dangle and then all you need to do is attach an earring hook. you've got to stop at the gaming or as I've been here take a post with a loop then attach that and I'm using the same oval jump rings just put an earring back onto your post and I'm using the gun metal plated ones for that You can see it literally just takes a couple of minutes to make and they're such a pretty eye catching earring

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