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InstructionsTo make these earrings:
1) Make a twisted-wire loop out of 20-gauge wire (this is shown in the Wire-Wrapped jewelry craftsy course).
2) Cut 12 pieces of 10-inch 28-gauge wire and straighten them, attach them to the hoops with wire-wrapped loops.
3) String 4-8 seed beads for "leaves" on each of the 12 wires.
4) Twist the wires together, coming to a trunk in ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Eco-Friendly, Outdoorsy, Whimsical
20- and 28-gauge copper wire, seed beads. Tools: electric drill; chasing hammer & bench block; round- & chain-nosed pliers; wire cutters; mandrel
What was your inspiration?
The AMAZING wire-wrapped jewelry course; it's great for beginners, like me! Also there are some other greatTree of Life projects here on Craftsy that I definitely drew inspiration from.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
RELAX, be sure to lower your shoulders, because this can take a long time. My shoulders got very tense!