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About this design:

These were created in an effort to "step up my game" and not use beads. The only manufactured parts are the jump rings. I'm thinking of making a twisted figure 8 for the next pair.


sterling silver wire _ 14ga for "hoops" , 20ga 1/2 hard for ear wires

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  1. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Love them, what a great start.

  2. LArc Enciel
    LArc Enciel says:

    I Like!!!!!! Keep stepping!!

  3. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Fantastic! Love the design and the texture. Bet you had fun hammering away. :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    These are lovely and great texture!

  5. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    HAHAHA — I already saw these in your Etsy shop last night!!! 8)

    Jeanne, these are stunning in their simplicity — they could be worn with any outfit, dressed up or down! What a great idea!!! Hugs! :D

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    BTW, I love the name of these earrings! Were you hammered when you made them?!?!?! ;) ROTFLOL

  7. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    They are so cool, like Lynn said dress up or down would look good.

  8. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    I do not get hammered Lynn!
    The round ones sold within a half hour of posting last Friday. I couldnt’ believe it when I saw my email.
    Thank you friends!

  9. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Well…..if you say so, Jeanne. ;) LOL

    BTW, I love the round pair, too! Congrats on such a quick sale! Your idea of a figure 8 design sounds fab, too! :D

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

    where’s the “like” button when you need it? these are terrific!

  11. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thanks, Pam!

    Lynn – my goal is totally handcrafted.
    ps – hope you’re doing well

  12. Gina P - Delta Chick
    Gina P - Delta Chick says:

    FABulous! 8O I can’t believe this is your first try!

  13. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:


  14. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Hooray! Way to hammer! They are both great designs. Welcome to the world of metal-smithing. :) Just don’t neglect your beads totally – they look good with hammered metals!

  15. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:


  16. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thanks so much, ladies!
    Don’t worry, Cindy – I could never neglect my beads ♥

  17. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Jeanne, these are fabulous! So classy!
    Happy vacation!

  18. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    WOW!! You are a natural with metal-keep going!

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