Basic Skills Necessary:
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a beautiful, elegant frame for your stones, agate or crystals. Easy to make, this design might also be used with many other shapes of stones. Just let your imagination free and see what happens.
With 46 pictures spread along 19 main steps, within 14 pages, these instructions will be very easy to follow.
Sizing / Finished Measurements:
- earrings measurements: 2,3 cm in width and 5 cm in length
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- MATERIAL LIST: two teardrops (turquoise-15/12 mm here); ear wires; 16 cm of round chain (3x3mm); 18 cm of 0.8 mm silver plated wire; 2 m of 0.3 mm silver plated wire; 38 metallic beads (2 mm each)
- TOOL LIST: round nose pliers; flat nose pliers; wire cutter; wire scissors
- ALTERNATIVE MATERIALS: One can use any teardrop at hand; just pay attention to adjust the other required quantities. The same way you can use spheres instead of teardrops, it could make a nice frame for them, too. About wires... they can be replaced, too, with any other wires at hand, just keep the sizes/gauges. Metallic beads can be replaced with seed beads if you like, as they are as small as these ones.