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Floating Feathers Earrings


About this design:

These earrings are part of a series of earrings I have put together called "Non-Identical Twins". In this series, I explore how to make earrings match or go together without having to be identical. One thing I see a lot in magazines is feathers, especially feather earrings where one is super long, draping onto the shoulder. What I don't know is what the other earring looks like because they never show that side. So, I decided to create my version of this earring with an earring to go with it … for the other side. I used 4 feathers on one side with a small ring and 2 feathers on the other side with a super sized ring.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • 1 Package of Mother Natures Palette Feathers
  • 1 Missficklemedia Patinated Peacock Blue Link 56mm
  • 1 Missficklemedia Patinated Peacock Blue Link 27mm
  • 6 Crimp Ends w/ Ring 8x3mm
  • 10 round jump rings 4mm
  • 2 2" head pins

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Helpful Hints:

Hint 1:
The Crimp Ends with Ring 8x3mm are made for the beading chain, but are also awesome for finishing off the feathers.
Hint 2:
This shows you how I had to stagger the feathers down the earring to create the right movement.
Hint 3:
Putting a charm on the bottom of each earring ring weighs it down nicely.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Very cool!

  2. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    pretty!

  3. L wallen
    L wallen says:

    Thanks..been wanting to work with feathers and thinking how to attach them!

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    qltldy10 says:

    I just made earrings with feathers and never thought to make them different but similar. Wish I had though of that! I will say I do not like the way the feathers tickle my shoulder, and may trim mine so they are shorter. Still, feathers are beautiful when you wear them, and your earrings are gorgeous!

  5. L Mahrbo
    L Mahrbo says:

    Love this design!! Where did you buy the feathers?

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    N Corn says:

    love this -where do you get the feathers?

  7. Alisha c
    Alisha c says:

    love your work

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