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Sticks & Stones Earrings

About this design:

These earrings are a plan B. I started out wanting to make double earrings that draped between the posts, but the tiny bead link chain I made still didn't want to drape nicely. I do love stick earrings and this style sold really well as shows in the past. Creating different combinations of gemstone colors is a favorite thing of mine to do :)

Pair A: Tourmaline
Pair B: Pacific Blue Apatite, Apatite, Madagascar Amazonite
Pair C: Malachite, Tiger Eye, Apatite, Sunstone

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • 3" headpins
  • pair of posts with loop
  • variety of tiny faceted saucers & rondelles
  • round nose pliers
  • wire cutters

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Create your bead collections that you will be using for your earrings.
Step 2:
String 2.25" of tiny faceted saucers onto a 3" headpin.
Tip: When you string the tourmaline, you already have a miexed color strand. Try stringing the headpin while the beads are still on the string.
Step 3:
Wire wrap a tiny loop and attach to open loop on the post.

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Beautiful earrings! I love the colors you combined in each pair!

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    bluedog says:

    Very nice! Like that the length would be easy to adjust too.

  3. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Awesome way to use the tiny gemstones–They must really sparkle in the light!

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