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Swans Of Love.. Handmade..OOAK..Denim Lapis Lazuli... Earrings


About this design:

Swans of Love... Wear them or gift them, but what ever you do,
these earrings will make a fantastic Fashion statement with anyones attire.
Silver filled 18Ga. wire, 3,mm, 4mm silver beads,
10mm Denim Lapis Lazuli beads, Fishhook Earwires
Cleaning
Using mild soap and warm water applied with a soft baby's toothbrush is the best way to clean lapis. Don't soak lapis jewelry for extended periods in any liquid because it permeates and softens the stone. Never place lapis in an ultrasonic cleaner with a commercial cleaning solution. Also, avoid exposing lapis to harsh chemicals like bleach, acetone, ammonia or turpentine because they can destroy any protective coating it has and make it look dull or can even pit the stone.

On hardness and scratch resistance, lapis rates a 5 or 6 on the 10-point Mohs Scale that jewelers use. In contrast, diamonds are a 10. Lapis chips fairly easily, so it's safest in earrings, brooches and pendants, rather than in rings or bracelets that get a lot more wear and tear.

Earrings...2" long with earwires 2-1/2" long.

Components:

Silver filled 18Ga. wire, 3,mm, 4mm silver beads, 10mm Denim Lapis Lazuli beads, Fishhook Earwires

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  1. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    These are adorable! What a cool design, and you can do different colors & beads for a different look each time! :)

  2. Debi w
    Debi w says:

    Thank you so much for the compliment.
    I made the first pair for my daughter.
    After that, I make lots for the teenagers here.

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Great wire work :D

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Lovely!

  5. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Very beautiful and imaginative design. The Lapis are just right.

  6. Ann-a706
    Ann-a706 says:

    Sharp look!

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