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Victorian Style Droplet Earrings

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(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Victorian Style Droplet Earrings
Victorian Style Droplet Earrings
Victorian Style Droplet Earrings
Victorian Style Droplet Earrings

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This is an advanced tutorial, you should have a good basic knowledge and understanding of wirework and be able to form loops and coil wire, however detailed instruction and step by step photos are included

Pattern Description:

This lesson shows how to develop these beautiful layered droplet earrings. You will learn to shape the wire in a way that makes it easy to create symmetrical earrings. By adding beads of graduating sizes, you can create an ornate design that is very versatile, allowing you to make something that is very dressy or earrings for everyday wear.

This is an advanced tutorial with 44 steps and 18 pages, with lots of detailed colour photots, making this and easy to follow step by step guide.

If you would like to make your own earwires, check out my free tutorial:
http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/jewelry/Earrings/Coiled-Earwires/4395

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • These earrings measure 1 1/2" in length and 3/4" at the widest part.

Materials:

  • 7" of 18 gauge Soft round Wire
  • 20" of 20 gauge soft Round Wire
  • 100" 28 gauge soft round wire
  • 3" 22 gauge soft or half hard round wire
  • 2 6mm round stone beads
  • 8 4mm round stone beads
  • 4 3mm round silver beads
  • 20 2mm round silver beads
  • 2 handmade or bought earwires

You Will Also Need:

  • Long nose pliers
  • Round nose pliers
  • Wire cutters
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Nylon jaw pliers
  • Sized ring mandrel
  • Wooden rod / Knitting needle approx 3mm diameter
  • 4 pieces of scrap wire (preferably 20 - 22 ga) each at least 1" long
  • Needle or pin
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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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