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I got a couple of earring components in my last package....I wanted to make some earrings for friends and I didn't have a lot of money.
Components: Greek patina chandeliers, faceted Tourmaline cubes, Face beads, orange piggys, sea green resin wood ovals and copper ear wires


Double Teardrop Earrings

An exciting all metal earring design by Tracy Proctor of Tierracast! Stacked teardrop components create an ultra modern look. The finished size of...


Mod Brickstitch Pearl Earrings

Designed by Tracy Proctor of Tierracast, these hoops are perfect for brick-stitching around! Pearly whites and chain give this design edgy...


A Night Out

A protective gemstone in a fun festive earring.
Components: Thin Slice w/ Silver Finish Bezel Frame Pendant 25x35mm with ear wire.


Simple gem arrow earring

Simply pry open the bottom of a fish hook earwire, and slide the loop of the gemstone arrow pendant onto the wire. Then reshape the loop, and...
Components: Earring wire and a gemstone arrow.


Half moon fringe & half moon "taco"

The acetate half circle components are fun to mix with metals.
Components: Zola acetate marble half circle and scrolling half circle slide focal for "taco", and silver fringe by Zola


Stargazer Earrings

Our challenge this month is only for 20 days and I chose to learn to make these Rivoli earrings and make 10 pair. Ha! I've modified that to 3 and I...
Components: 2 14mm Rivolis. 2 6mm faceted dark red rondells. 28 3mm faceted dark red rondells. 2 dark red briolette drops. 16 4mm black diamond bicones. 4 dark red Picasso silky beads. 11/0 seed beads in silver lined topaz and dark cream pearl color. 15/0 bronze seed beads. 2 ear wires.


Swan Dream

This month,we have a 20 day challenge. I said I would get the craft room moved to the back room and completely organized. I also said I would make...
Components: 14 mm rivolis. 3mm crystal rondells. 4mm pearls. Super duos. Ear wires. Fireline. 6mm rondells. Crystal drops. Beadcaps. 11/0 and 15/0 seed beads. 3mm bicones.


Festival Fringe Earrings

The fringe focals are fun, light-weight, and durable. I love the bright red combined with the gold accents.


Sun-kissed Waterfall Earrings

This design was inspired by the Pantone color of the year- Classic Blue. I love how the seed bead clusters in varying shades of blue & pink really...


Snowy Teardrops

Saw something similar with chip beads and loved the design
Components: White cupolini beads, 10mm ivory glass beads, wood wafer spacerstrung on wire in a deardrop shape


Squirrely Ears

Wanted a simple hanging piece of leather but it was too plain so attached some shaped wire, didnt like at first but the look great hangin on the ears!
Components: Rectangular cut piece of black leather, shaped piece of wire attached to leather with black waxed cord hanging on fish hooks


Tribal Points

Just some fun focal pieces
Components: Painted metal focal, tribal bead and twisted wire on fish hooks


TELINGA Earrings

These earrings were designed by Becky Nunn. These earrings are elegant and easy to wear. These are classic earrings that will boost your wardrobe.


Fun Acetate Earrings

There are so many combinations you can try it acetate, it looks great paired with metal, cork, or gemstones. These are just a few examples, to...


Half Circle Acetate Earrings

I found that Nunn design has metal components that work perfectly with the new acetate half circle pieces. I love the juxtaposition of metal and...


Fun with Acetate Earrings

These acetate pieces are great for creating simple & quick statement earrings. For my designs, I paired the acetate with wood resin, cork, tassels,...


Ear Candy

I loved all of the new Metallic w/Gold Fringed Raffia Focals, I ended up buying 2 of each that were in stock at the time, and now I'm filling in...
Components: White w/ Metallic Gold Fringed Raffia Focal 45x27mm, Satin Hamilton Gold (plated) Round Jump Ring 6mm (18 gauge), Satin Hamilton Gold (plated) Hoop Earwire 30mm


Some more Earrings

My shop was lacking in the earring department....so I got busy. Even thou I'm not selling anything...my back is in such bad shape I can't sit too...
Components: Sterling and bronze star link, African Wood Opal, Saki bumpy chandelier. Aquamarine, Sterling ear wires


Hearts to Hearts

New earring charms!!
Components: ceramic/porcelain hearts, Solar Quartz, gold link and Gold Lava Rock...LB, Sterling and brass ear wires


Sweetheart Earrings

For these festive statement earrings, I cut hearts out of a piece of cork, painted on gold mixative, and sewed tiny crystals around the edge.


Le cœur Earrings

For these classic dangle earrings, I paired pearls & porcelain with these tiny pavé hearts. The simplicity of the design allows them to be worn...


Sparkling Cubes

Sometimes all you want to do is something simple. Like when it's freezing and you and your spoiled dog don't want to leave your bed. How cold is...
Components: 2 8mm crystal cubes. 4 4mm silver glass pearls. 4 rhinestone spacer beads. 2 ball head headpins. 2 fancy long ear wires with rhinestones.


Moroccan Twilight Earrings

These tiny dangle earrings are very quick & simple to make. I think the gold goes great with the purple & turquoise- they'll definitely add a pop...


Waiting for spring!

Heather Powers, Humble beads charms. Czechs glass seed beads, Amber, Turquoise.
Components: Czechs glass seed beads, Amber, Turquoise. Humble beads bird charms!


Bird of Paradise Earrings

For this design, I attached an assortment of beads to these cork teardrops to create a unique & colorful pair of statement earrings.


Geometric Cork Earrings

These cork focal pieces make it easy to create a simple, unique pair of earrings. To embellish the cork for these earrings, I used an assortment of...


Late Night Chalcedony Earrings

Wire wrapped earrings. The challenge of earrings, at least for me, is getting them as closely matched as possible. I did these late in the night....
Components: 2 Chalcedony briolettes. 2 man made 3mm opal beads. Several tiny 1mm Moonstone faceted beads. 20 guage and 24 guage silver tone craft wire. 2 ear wires.


Ethnic pewter drops

This is my first attempt at posting a design on the Lima beads website, I have made these earrings for myself but will be copying it with different...
Components: Greek pewter small hammered charm from Lima beads, aged Picasso Czech beads and Demi-round nickel Toho size 8/0 from Lima beads


Burning Embers Earrings

These are playful mixed media earrings that are chic and packed with shimmer and color.


Passion Flower Earrings

I love these mixed media earrings. The iridescent finish of the shell highlights the colors of the seed beads. Bump up your style with these chic...


Dreaming of a Pastel Christmas Earrings

These focal dangle earrings are a great easy-to-make gift idea, or festive accessory for holiday outfits! The pastel colors go great together, and...


Beaded Geometric Drop Earrings

These beaded focals are great for making quick, simple designs. For these earrings, I attached two focals together and added charms.


Leopard Love

Leopard print is so hot this season so I wanted to use these discs in a fun way!
Components: Etched metal leopard print discs, antique silver dahlia links and sterling silver earwires


Gilded Amazonite Drop Earrings

By wire wrapping crystals and the amazonite teardrop in the center of these gold frames, you can make unique & trendy earrings that really stand out!


Sparkling Lights Earrings

These earrings can represent all the colors in your blooming garden, rainbows, or classic sparkling Christmas lights on the tree. Crystal is...


Macaron Felt Earrings

I wanted to make a design out of felt that was modern and wearable. These earrings are light-weight and the colors are really pretty together.


Czech glass pretties

I just loved the shape and smoothness of these Czech glass beads so wanted to created different styles.
Components: Czech glass horse eye beads, Zola beads and charms


Somemore Vintage Tin Earrings

I love this lady's tin floral pieces....especially since their mismatched. All I did with these was connect the two pieces....instant earrings!
Components: vintage tin pieces, enameled leaves and copper ear wires


Beaded Fringe Earrings

Easily transform these paddle pendants into a pair of statement earrings by adding a bead link & some chain!


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