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Ivory Feather Earrings

About this design:

I think that these earrings will go with almost every outfit in my closet :) The ivory color in the feather and waxed nylon combined with gold findings and lining in the Czech glass beads really helps to achieve a polished, yet artsy feel. I resisted the urge to do more last night to the earrings, and I'm glad I did!

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Fold over top of feather adding a dap of glue to the end, pinching together. Wrap around that section with waxed nylon once and secure with knot.
Step 2:
Continue to wrap the waxed nylon around like you would if you were wire wrapping. Tie off the end, knotting in the back, and burn off the excess cord right up to the knot using the thread burner.
Step 3:
Now it's time to make a wire wrapped loop link. Begin by forming a large loop at one end to attach the feather, then string on 2 Czech glass rondelles, finishing it off with a much smaller loop.
Step 4:
Attach the smaller loop to the ear wire. Repeat above steps for the other ear wire.

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  1. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    I’m in love with these earrings! Great design, Ali :)

  2. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Can I use the word awesome too much? AWESOME! Ali, these are wonderful! Love the ivory nylon wrapped atop the feathers. Super job! :)

  3. B Witzel
    B Witzel says:

    And can I use the expression WOW? I just WOW the whole set.

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    LOVE them ALL!!!!!!

  5. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    These are very cool earrings!

  6. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love them! The ivory cord really make the ivory pop in the feathers.

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    Fresh Baked says:

    Very interested in your comments about the virtues of waxed nylon in your necklace post. Love the wrapped cord detail on these cool feathered earrings.

  8. Ali
    Ali says:

    Thanks to all of you for your nice words :) I think this waxed nylon is going to make a lot of beaders lives easier!

  9. sassyt
    sassyt says:

    very cool!!!! : )

  10. Venessa K
    Venessa K says:

    It’s creation happening.


  11. Venessa K
    Venessa K says:

    It’s creation happening. I’m going to shine, shine, shine!

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