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Framed Leaf Earrings


About this design:

I wanted to use the green rings as a frame that was zooming in on portions of a flowering branch.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • 2 Missficklemedia laurel green links 56mm
  • 2 Missficklemedia laurel green links 27mm
  • 2 chrysoprase carved leaf drop 8-15x16-25mm
  • 4 multi moonstone faceted onions 9-10x9mm
  • 4 antique copper (plated)18 gauge jump ring 4mm
  • 2 antique copper (plated) plain w/ ring leverback
  • 2 8” lengths of artistic wire green 22 gauge
  • 4 4” lengths of artistic wire bare copper 24 gauge

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Tightly hold the 27mm ring inside of the 56mm ring and wrap together using the green wire. Wrap up from where the two rings begin touching to where they begin to separate, then bend the wire down and string through the leaf and wire wrap back around your bent wire. Wire wrap the remaining green wire around the ring.
Step 2:
Wrap a faceted onion to the larger outer ring. You want to make sure to have it almost centered at the top so that you can connect the earwire between that and the smaller ring.

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    Copper Penny says:

    Very cool, I love how the leaf and the moonstones look like they are floating in the links.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Love these Ali!

  3. Ali
    Ali says:

    Thanks!

  4. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    These are so cool! I just might try this! Thanks, Ali!

  5. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    These are neat!!! and hoops are so it style too.. :)

  6. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Beautiful and original design, I would love to try it too!

  7. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    These are so lovely. I love the blue leaves and the way they are the stones aeem to be suspended in the rings. The moonstone is a wonderful touch.

  8. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Fabulous! ;)

  9. M Suarez
    M Suarez says:

    This is so creative, I love how you did not use symmetry at all!

  10. Gaetan k
    Gaetan k says:

    Just received my order, I love this patinated hoops. my ideas are soaring. Ordering more, more.

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