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Blossom Button Earrings

About this design:

Tracy Gonzales at Tierracast designed these bouquet-inspired dangle earrings.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

chain nose pliers round nose pliers flush cutters jewelers adhesive

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Cut ten 2" pieces of craft wire.
Step 2:
Use jewelers adhesive to glue one finial bead onto the end of one piece of wire. Repeat with remaining finial beads. Allow to dry.
Step 3:
ALTERNATELY: String one seed bead onto one head pin. Repeat with remaining seed beads. Set aside.
Step 4:
On one eye pin string one leaf bead cap, wide end first, followed by one 8mm flower bead, wide end first, then one scalloped bead cap. Form wrapped loop and trim excess wire. Open bottom loop of eye pin and attach one flower charm. Close loop. Repeat with second eye pin. Set aside.
Step 5:
On one wire or head pin string one leaf bead cap, wide end first, followed by one 6mm flower bead. Form wrapped loop. Repeat three times. Set aside.
Step 6:
Repeat Step 5 with petal bead caps and 4x5mm flower beads.
Step 7:
Open one jump ring and attach bead dangles in the following order: small flower, medium flower, large flower with charm, medium flower and small flower. Attach jump ring to shank of one button. Close jump ring. Repeat with remaining dangles and second button.
Step 8:
Open one jump ring and attach to the shank of one button. Before closing jump ring add one ear wire, making sure button will hang facing front. Close jump ring. Repeat for second earring.

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Package of 2 $2.95

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2.5" tube $1.30 OUT OF STOCK

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Measurements: 0.6mm hole/22 gauge

5" strand $2.95
½ strand (loose) $1.60

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Package of 10 $0.95

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Measurements: 8mm inner diameter

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  1. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Love these earrings!

  2. J Carney
    J Carney says:

    I love the creative way they were put together with the double jump rings on the back. I’m always trying to find uses for my button stash. Do they tilt forward at all from the weight of the dangling flowers? Sometimes the ones I’ve made don’t hang right and wind up facing downward.

  3. DJluvs2bead
    DJluvs2bead says:

    Love! Great way to incorporate vintage buttons in contemporary designs!

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