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Practice, practice, pratice


About this design:

I was looking at tutorials on jewelrylessons.com and found this free tutorial for these wire earrings. This is my version of it. I used a heavier gauge of wire to make the hoops, and I made my own ear wires.

Components:

14 gauge copper wire 20 gauge copper wire lime green mop beads

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  1. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Wow Karen these are fantasic..you really did a great job! how large are your circles?

  2. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    These are very cool…straight to my faves!!! :-D

  3. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    This was one of my favorite tutorials from jewelry lessons too! Love them!

  4. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    LOVE these!! Fave! Absolutely awesome job!

  5. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    I thought this looked like a JL lesson … beautiful job on the earrings!! Way to go. SLS

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely fabulous job Karen!!!!

  7. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Thanks ladies. These were fun to make.
    Deb I started out wrapping the wire around a
    1 1/2″ pipe, but I think it got bigger when I hammered it, because I had originally used 16 gauge wire and used the same pipe and they weren’t nearly as large.

  8. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Thanks Karen I appreciate the info and again wonderful job!!!

  9. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    These are a definite fave. Guess I’ll be taking a tutorial today!!! Thanks for sharing all the info on these.

  10. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    These are beautiful ~ the yellow looks wonderful with the copper, and the wire work is awesome.

  11. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    OOOOH Karen these are gorgeous I love them! You did a fantastic job!!! A Fav!

  12. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Oh, I love these earrings! Fabulous wire work!

  13. Pam E aka funky tulip
    Pam E aka funky tulip says:

    these are terrific! is the hoop soldered, or just touching? I love hammered copper (okay, I just love copper!).

  14. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    I like these very very much!! Into my faves!

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    Valerie P says:

    Very pretty.

  16. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    These are very nice,practice makes perfect!!!!

  17. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Pam, they are just touching.

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