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Amethyst Coin Teardrop Earrings

About this design:

Just to show I can make jewellery without a wirework spiral in sight! Purple is my favourite colour & I think it looks great combined with Sterling Silver


Amethyst Coins, handmade Sterling Silver teardrop links, Sterling Silver beadcaps & findings

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  1. Milli aka Big Kitty
    Milli aka Big Kitty says:

    Simple, elegant, and beautiful earrings!

  2. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Very elegant!

  3. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Just beautiful! Very elegant! :D

  4. Deborah
    Deborah says:

    Very beautiful earrings. I love them!

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    POF Chick Nina says:

    I agree with the others, these are beautiful earrings.

  6. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    They are beautiful :) You may send them to me! LOL

  7. Gemini Couture
    Gemini Couture says:

    These are beautiful..

  8. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    OH yes Amethyst are my 1 favorite,and of coarse the wire work is perfect.

  9. Carrie Rachel
    Carrie Rachel says:

    Is the sterling silver hammered? I’ve seen that done in books, I’d like to try it. These are just beautiful!

  10. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Spiral Chick is on vacation until Friday. I am her social secretary. LOL

    They do look to be hammered, Carrie. It’s very easy to do, just do a few “hammerings” at a time to avoid overdoing it. I usually start with 3 good raps, holding the hammer in my fist at the farthest end of the handle, NOT up near where the handle joins to the hammer head. Then I look at it to see if I like the way it looks and go from there. It’s always easier to add more…… You can hammer both sides. Also, if you want the wire to have a “diamond cut” appearance, after you hammer it with the flat end of the hammer, use the peen end (smaller, rounded side) and hit the wire randomly. It makes a really cool design!!! You can hammer the design on both sides, just be aware that as you hammer on the second side, you are “undoing” some of what you hammered on the first side. Don’t be afraid to experiment with it — it’s just wire! Wire is just fun to work and experiment with! To keep the cost down, use copper wire while you are learning — it’s very inexpensive.

  11. Jewelrybyirina
    Jewelrybyirina says:

    I love it!

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