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Xqdesigns is the Chief Editor behind the popular blog - www.handmade-jewelry-club.com, membership and magazine - www.diybeadingclub.com.
Xqdesigns ventured into jewelry making few years ago. Since ...

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Shining Star Earrings Wire Jewelry

from xqdesigns @ diylessons
(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Shining Star Earrings Wire Jewelry
Shining Star Earrings Wire Jewelry

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • wire wrapping

Pattern Description:

Here is an earring design that has no limits. You can make the earring frame as big as you want and use any size of bicones or beads you prefer. The tutorial will teach you how to wire wrap, an essential and most used wire work technique in making wire jewelries. You'll also learn a variation of wire wrapping with beads and/or bicones.

For tutorial purposes, the size of the earrings showed in this tutorial is about 1 inch in diameter and used at least 10 x 4mm bicone crystals. This tutorial is suitable for beginner and intermediate level.


  • 2 Ear wires
  • Some bicone crystals
  • 1mm (18 ga) copper wire
  • 0.32mm (28 ga) copper wire
  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire cutter
  • Mandrel or any rounded object

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