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Pretty in Pink Medallion Earrings

Medallion earrings using dual coated Fire Polished beads have the design on both sides so it looks really great from all angles. Love the colors....
Components: 8mm Fire Polished beads in Pink/Cantaloupe, 6mm Matte Gold Fire Polished beads, 4mm light bronze glass pearls, Cezch beads in 8/0 and 11/0 and rose gold plated ear hooks


Sunrise Sunset

I've had these metal blanks and thought they would make good earrings...I didn't have any patina to use, so I used nail polish. It worked well to...
Components: metal blanks, waxed linen, Red Bahay Seeds orange and copper nail polish, purple seed beads.


America

These earrings remind me of my childhood- riding horses in the woods of Southern Minnesota- cooking over an open fire and relaxing beneath a sky...
Components: Vintage blanks, Czech beads, handmade ear wires


color blocking

I've seen this style/design elsewhere but thought I would give it a whirl. I switched gears a little from using natural stone beads to using glass...
Components: Silver wire, glass beads, handmade ear wires


Pictorial Tutorial !

Here's a simple and hopefully understandable tute for those Boho-style seed bead earrings I posted previously. I would add to carefully count and...
Components: brass wire and findings, seed beads, and accent beads.


Journey in etching

Thank you Lynda for the inspiration, after admiring your pieces I finally did it this weekend. Ferric acid is not available to the public in Canada...
Components: My own etched copper, copper findings and polymer clay, Lampwork from Magdalena Ruiz, Meital, Glass by Leese and Garden of Beads.


Beware the Brass

Using lots of colorful seed beads for these fun flirty earrings, but oh why, did I pick brass wire?? It's so stiff and hard to work with, but I do...
Components: seed beads, glass, Howlite Turquoise, brass wire and ear wires


Elegant Patterns

Some of my wire work charms made into earrings.
Components: wire, crystal bicones, handmade ear wires


Light gold earrings

I have just finished these today.

They are ment to fit the light gold belct buckle necklace which I have included a Picture of :-)


Crystal earrings

Earings with large crystals

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Gifts

A friend wanted something to match a new outfit. These purple jade brios did the trick
Components: Brass Earrings- found these at a discount store, GF wire, jade briolettes.


Earrings for the teacher

These earrings are a gift for my daughter's first grade teacher.


Cheery Cross

2 of my favorite colors!
Components: Turquoise, Coral, Sterling


Twist and Shout

Contemporary gold twisted link and Swarovski sunflower crystals. Thought these were very cool for the summer.
Components: 32mm gold-plated twisted links, 14k 1/20 gold-filled ear wires, Swarovski sunflower AB 5000 Austrian crystals


Hearts and hope

Made these in 2013 when I got news I needed a mastectomy. Gave them to my surgeon in a pre-op office visit and she showed up in pre-op wearing...


Sweet Bells

My daughter wanted a pair after I made her some asymmetrical earrings with the bells on only one earring. (I only hear out of one ear so what the...
Components: All LB goodies: Czech glass dragonflies, amethyst, fluorite, recycled glass nuggets, silver-plated findings. Bells from JoAnns.


Shiny Two

...and here are the matching earrings! Lousy photo, but the only one I have, I'm afraid. Same idea as the bracelet, only different sized discs.
Components: Same copper sheet etc. as the bracelet, but sterling silver wire. No fusing involved, only drilling!


Let's Face It

Tibetan silver metal face dangle earrings. I love working with unique tibetan silver pieces to compliment mixes of glass crystals and glass beads...
Components: Tibetan silver, Bali spacer beads, AB crystal bicones, seed beads, silver ear wires.


In Living Color. Inspired by Kat's All That

I was very taken with Kat's colorful bracelet,and it inspired me to grab my stash and just "go for it." I even found some brios that were already...
Components: Oregon Sunstone + Moonstone rondelles, Hot Pink+Neon Orange Chalcedony, Hot Pink Mystic Quartz, Light Pink Mystic Quartz, Carnelian, SS craft wire 24+26G, oval SP jump rings, and SS ball head pins. Ear wires are SS.


Twist Your Way to My Heart

This particular piece was first made for a girl I knew who didn't believe in herself. So I made her this earring to remind her that life would...
Components: czech beads, wire, charms


Lapis Lazuli Electric

Inspired by a spinning electric turbine I saw one day. I feel as if the earring will generate energy for the wearer by spinning!

It is made...
Components: Lapis, wire


Diwali: Tanzanite & Carnelian earrings

My first contribution to the design gallery!

This pair of earrings was inspired by the Diwali festival in Singapore. Diwali is also known as the...
Components: Tanzanite, Carnelian, Labradorite, wire


New Earring Monday Brights

I've given myself my own personal challenge of making at least one pair of fun earrings a week for the year (because I was so sad about the end of...
Components: All the beads are from Lima Beads: gilded gold daisy coins in turquoise and avocado, luster blue green bellflowers, wasabi green 5 point bellflowers; Vintaj findings.


Hearts for All Seasons

I wanted to make something romantic, yet sophisticated and easy to wear year round, not just on Valentine's Day-after all, love isn't restricted to...
Components: Sterling Silver Round Wire: 16 and 24 Gauge; Hammered Sterling Earwires; Small Oval Sterling JumpRings; Medium Round JumpRings; Pink/Rose Quartz AAA Grade Briolettes


Ancient Treasures

This is my entry for Week 9 of Heather Powers' Jewelry Making Mojo Challenge: Ancient History. I was inspired by Roman glass.

You can read...
Components: African recycled glass from Lima Beads; bronzy drops from Scorched Earth on Etsy; Vintaj wire in both pewter and brass; Vintaj brass ear wires; Niobium ear wires.


Black, White, and Red All Over

Time for May's We're All Ears challenge on Earrings Everyday. Hop on over when you have some time to see what folks have created when inspired by...
Components: Lava stone, carved bone, sari silk, brass findings


Roman Delight

These earrings took a long while of trial and error to get them just right. But in the end I think they came through with a vengeance : ) the base...
Components: Parts from a bronze filigree flower, 22g vintage bronze colored wire for all handmade jump rings and other findings, Czech glass crystals in a variety of colors and shapes, various seed beads.


In Flight

Earrings made to go with my "In Flight" necklace for the Bead Soup Blog Party using Czech glass beads, waxed Irish linen and handmade ear wires....
Components: Czech glass beads Waxed Irish linen Handmade copper ear wires


CzechMates

Czech rounds and rondelles from a recent LB order...still doing wireworking!
Components: 20g silverplated wire, silverplated earwires and Czech 6mm cobalt rounds and chartreuse rondelles.


Totem Earrings

I found Tari's Inside the Studio post on Friday super inspiring. She shared her pin board of ceramic totems and that got my brain whirling around...
Components: 4 polymer clay spacers, 2 pewter bird beads, 2 6mm pyrite beads, 2 faceted brass beads, 2 15mm brass jump rings, 2 brass earwires, 2 2" copper headpins, 6 11/0 copper seed beads


Can you stand one more etched piece?

Still haven't gotten this sickness out of my system. Pairings with Czech glass are a natural in my opinion. Just for a change, I threw in a couple...
Components: copper sheet metal, sterling silver wire, czech glass beads


Lifesaver Earrings

Some more freebies from Jess. Perfect for earrings...they look like candy!I happen to have these vintage sugar beads in orange and yellow.
Components: Polymer clay little donuts, vintage sugar beads, orange and butterscotch waxed linen, Sterling silver earwires


Hammered amethyst hoops

Love these rough cut amethyst stones so I framed them to make them stand out. I've not made earrings for a while, so today is the day!
Components: Amethyst, 20 gauge non tarnish silver wire, earring hooks.


Heart of the City

Petra's Ceramic City Drops along with a couple of her hearts inspired this design. I chose golden pyrite for the color and sparkle and handmade the...
Components: Ceramics by Petra at Scorched Earth on Etsy, Golden Pyrite, LB, Gunmetal Artistic wire, LB, my hands. :)


More Etched Copper

Cannot seem to get enough of this etched copper. These unedited photos were taken at sunset on my porch tonight. The patinaed copper is just...
Components: copper sheet metal, amethysts drops, sterling silver, Abalone, glass beads, seed beads, waxed linen cord


Boho Sister

And...here's Retroactive's Boho Sister design. The process-- cut copper sheeting, etch with Vintaj Bigkick, patina (leave it a tad messy for a...
Components: 26g copper sheeting, patina, recycled glass beads, copper beads-- jasper too


Retroactive

Since everyone and their mother has been trying some "folded" metal earrings-- I thought, what the heck, I'll give it a try. Meet boho sister's...
Components: aluminum sheeting, recycled glass beads, brass snowflakes (which look like retro flowers to me) and other metal beads


Single Earrings and Hardboiled eggs

I'm sure you're all wondering about the title : P well, I've really been into wearing one long unique earring lately-with something like a simple...
Components: 1st earring- czech turquoise Picasso flower and silver leaf charms from my favorite eBay vendor, 2nd- silver daisy spacer and flower charm from Joanne Fabric, crystal and amethyst round from my friend Jen, 3rd- Ornate brass connector and czech rondelle from LB, both kind dagger beads from the same ebay store, all other beads, bead caps and findings from my own stash.


Camryn

I made these earrings for my son's girlfriend to go with her prom dress. They're much more sparkly "in person" than the picture shows. :-)


made with My Own...

Many of you know I have been making polymer clay pieces. I saved some of them for me... and created some earrings.
What do you think?
Components: Polymer clay. Findings... mostly parawire... A few things from my stash.


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