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Fuchsia Bud Earring

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(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Fuchsia Bud Earring
Fuchsia Bud Earring
Fuchsia Bud Earring
Fuchsia Bud Earring

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This is an intermediate tutorial, it would be helpful to already know the basics of wirework, for example forming a loop, however detailed instruction and step by step photos are included

Pattern Description:

This is an intermediate tutorial with 64 steps and 24 pages and lots of colour photos making it an easy to follow step by step guide

In this tutorial you will learn to make these beautiful woven earrings. The weaving sweeps its way around the oval barrel bead and swirls to a finish at the bottom to resemble a fuchsia bud. You will use three methods of weaving, making this a great project to practise or learn new weaving skills. This is a very detailed step by step guide - perfect from people wanting to move on to the next level.

This tutorial has been updated to include a variation of embellishing these delicate earrings with leaf charms and beads to create a more 3 dimentional design.

There are 51 steps for the main design and 13 steps for the embellishment variation.

Materials:

  • 28" of 20 gauge Round Soft Wire
  • 136" of 32 gauge round soft Wire
  • 4 4mm round silver beads
  • 2 1/2" - 3/4" stone oval barrel beads
  • 2 ear hooks - bought or handmade
  • 2 oval jump rings - bought or handmade
  • 2 small leaf charms (optional - for the variation)
  • 8 3 or 4mm stone beads (optional - for the variation)

You Will Also Need:

  • Long nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire cutters
  • Flat nose pliers
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$5.50

Intermediate
Jewelry
Earrings
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Inspired as a child to make jewellery when I was bought a bead weaving loom one Christmas, my style has changed dramatically over the years, from simple strung necklaces into what you ...

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