Retired - Copper Spring Earrings

PROJECT E1070
Designer: Megan Milliken
Skill Level: Beginner
These charmingly simple earrings are fun and cheerful for spring, with spiral butterfly charms and pretty crystal mini beads.
Instructions
By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. Place an 8x10mm fern green oval crystal mini bead onto a 20 gauge copper eye pin. Create a simple wire loop after the bead.
  2. Open the loop you just made and hang a copper plated pewter butterfly charm on it; close the loop.
  3. Open the top loop on the eye pin and attach a copper plated pewter dome post stud earring; close the loop.
  4. Attach a clear rubber earring back to the earring post.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • PND-5190 - TierraCast Copper Plated Pewter Spiral Butterfly Charm 15mm
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • SWBB-7441 - Swarovski Crystal, 5051 Oval Mini Beads 10mm, 2 Pieces, Fern Green
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-1502 - TierraCast Copper Plated Pewter Stud Earrings Dome Post & Ring 8mm
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-6221 - Real Copper Open Eye Pins 20 Gauge 1 7/8 Inches (x20)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-1006 - Clear Rubber Bullet Clutch Earring Safety Backs (144)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
Additional Information
Theme Spring, Autumn
Ingredients PND-5190, SWBB-7441, FEA-1502, FHP-6221, FEA-1006,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
TierraCast Copper Plated Pewter Stud Earrings Dome Post & Ring 8mm
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pair.
$3.05 / Package | SKU: FEA-1502
Real Copper Open Eye Pins 20 Gauge 1 7/8 Inches (x20)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$2.45 / Package | SKU: FHP-6221
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514

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