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QUEEN OF THE NIGHT


About this design:

A NATIVE QUEEN SCENE. I'M PART APACHE SO MY STYLE IS IN ME. I LOVE RED/BLACK ESPECIALLY STYLED TOGETHER. YOU CAN DO LOTS WITH RED & BLACK.

Components:

GOLD SPECIALTY SPACER BEADS,FOLD OVER COPPER CRIMPS (8x2mm),SATIN HAMILTON GOLD PLATED FOLDOVER CRIMP (8x2.5mm),SMALL BLACK ONYX SQUARE BEADS,BLACK ROUND BONE BEADS (10mm),(2) 2 1/2" EYE PINS,(2)(4mm) GOLD PLATED JUMP RINGS,2 (5mm) BLACK JUMP RINGS, GOLD PLATED EARRING HOOKS (style of earring hooks optional).

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
PLACE TIP OF RED FEATHER IN COPPER CRIMP HOLE WITH A SPOT OF JEWELRY GLUE SQUEEZE WITH FLAT PLYERS. OPEN SIDE FACE DOWN. LET DRY AT LEAST (1) HR. REPEAT WITH BLACK FEATHER IN GOLD CRIMP.
Step 2:
EYEPIN WITH RING AT BOTTOM ATTACH FEATHERS ONTO BLACK JUMP RING. RED FIRST THEN BLACK ON TOP SO THE BLACK IS VISIBLE.
Step 3:
PLACE TWO BLACK BONE BEADS AT BOTTOM OF EYEPIN. PLACE GOLD SPECIALTY SPACER BEADGOLD SPECIALTY BEAD ON FOLLOWED BY FACE BEAD.GOLD SPEACIALTY SPACER BEAD NEXT. PLACE ONYX BEAD ON TOP.
Step 4:
USE YOUR WIRE SHAPING TOOL TO MAKE A RING TO HANG YOUR (4MM) GOLD PLATED JUMP RING ON. ATTACH YOUR EARRING HOOK TO JUMP RING.
Step 5:
GENTLY REALIGN YOUR JUMP TO CLOSE.


Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Wow these are neat! Great design. Bet they look stunning on.

  2. Kate
    Kate says:

    April, so THAT’S what you’ve been up to with those feathers :-) very cool

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Great colors and design :)

  4. April F
    April F says:

    how beautiful, I am so proud of you

  5. April F
    April F says:

    NOV 5 COMMENT FROM MY FRIEND C. BAKER. THANKS TO YOU ALL FRO SHARING YOUR COMMENTS. MORE TO COME!

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    B DeGree says:

    Beautiful!! Love Native design! Thank-you!!

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