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Luminosity Earrings

About this design:

These earrings are simple to make yet filled with mysterious, celestial beauty. Choose which side of the two-sided pendants will face forward for your version. The finished earrings are approximately 3" long. This stunning design was created by Tracy Proctor from Tierracast.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

You will need: - 2 Faceted Diamond Earring Post - 2 Sun & Moon Pendant (94-2574-26) - 4 Talavera Star 5mm Bead Cap (94-5752-26) - 2 Eye Pin 2" 21ga (01-0027-09) - 4 Oval Jump Ring 20ga 3x2mm ID (01-0016-09) - 2 Clear Comfort Post Clutch, optional (01-0012-03) - 1" Brass Cable Chain 2x3mm ID (20-0725-26) - 2 Czech Fire-Polished 10mm Round Beads (Lt. Amethyst AB shown) - Chain nose pliers (2), round nose pliers, flush cutters

In the "buy product list" I listed options for all finishes and round beads, be sure to keep only the items you want in your cart.

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
The Sun & Moon Pendants are two-sided. Choose the same side to face forward, or alternate!

Cut chain into two 1/2" pieces. Set aside.
Step 2:
Pick up one eye pin and string on one bead cap, one glass bead, and one bead cap. Fold wire over at right angle after second bead cap. Trim to approx. 3/8" and form simple loop. Adjust loops so they are perpendicular to each other.
Step 3:
Open loop at one end of one bead link. Attach one pendant then close loop.
Step 4:
Open loop at other end of bead link and attach one piece of chain. Close loop.
Step 5:
Open one jump ring and attach at other end of chain. Close jump ring.
Step 6:
Open second jump ring and attach to jump ring placed in Step 5. Before closing attach to loop of one earring post, paying attention to which side of pendant is facing forward.
Step 7:
Repeat Steps 2–6 for second earring.

Buy Products from this Design

Stainless Steel Small Cable Chain

Measurements: 1.5mm x 1.0mm link

per foot
10 meter spool
4.5" strandLast Chance!

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Antique Brass (plated) Small Cable Chain

Measurements: 2.69x 2.28mm links

per foot
15-16" strand
½ strand (loose)
Only 1 left!

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15-16" strand
Only 1 left!
½ strand (loose)

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Love these earrings!

  2. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    These are so beautiful. The word Moroccan comes to mind, although I don’t know if it’s accurate. The shade of gold in these findings is beautiful and antique looking. Goes so well with the rich dark amythst.

  3. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Love the sun and moon pendant. Beautiful work Tracy.

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Fantastic and exotic! Great color and design.

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