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Feather Tuxedo Earrings

About this design:

Feathers are so light and airy, they just beg to be made into earrings. The black pattern against the white makes for a striking contrast.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • 2 2” 21 gauge gunmetal headpin with random 3mm or 4mm bead found around house
  • 2 gunmetal small spiral cones 17x6mm
  • 2 ivory turkey marabou feathers
  • 4 black and white patterned feathers from Mother Nature’s Palette package

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Layout your feathers. I have 1 ivory turkey marabou in the back with 2 smaller black & white patterned feathers in front.
Step 2:
Glue each set into the cone and attach the gunmetal leverbacks to the loops once the glue has dried.

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    trinkets says:

    Very pretty Ali!
    I was just wondering how I could use the beautiful new feathers!
    Thanks for sharing :)

  2. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Beautiful pair of earring!

  3. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    These are gorgeous, Ali! Thanks for sharing all the tips for making these! :D

  4. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    These earrings are gorgeous. I love the feathers, and the inclusion of the black and white “tuxedo” feathers with the broader turkey feather is lovely.

  5. Violet
    Violet says:

    So fun !!!
    I LOVE these !!!!

  6. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    I absolutely LOVE these, Ali! I was adding feathers to my cart willy-nilly without any thought about how I was going to use them. :)

  7. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Fabulous! :D

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    Lesa C says:

    Beautiful earrings! I have made peacock feather earrings and had the most difficult time wire wrapping more than one feather together and getting it to lay flat, because of the way the feather grows (the widest part of the spine of the feather is from front to back). I hadn’t thought about trying to glue them into a cone! Thanks for sharing!


  9. P Jones
    P Jones says:

    Those earring are beautiful. Wonderful creative idea.

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