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Little black earrings

About this design:

I have had these brazil black stone beads forever, and can never wrap them neatly. I finally gave up trying to complete wrap the wire, and am relying on the bent wire to hold things together. Topped with chrysolla beads, all on silverwire. Handmade ear wires.


black stone, Chrysocolla, silver wire

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  1. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Cool…they look pretty sturdy and it gives them a little bit different element! :-)

  2. Pam E aka funky tulip
    Pam E aka funky tulip says:

    Thanks! i figured if those bracelets can stay together, this should work!

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

    Pam, I love the color/gem combo! Clever idea for attaching the Brazil black stones — I like the look of it! :D

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great little black earrings. They would be perfect with the LBD. :D

  5. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Pam, these are beautiful and so creative! :D

  6. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Beautiful job!!!

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    love to bead aka Donna says:

    I like the look myself. You did a great job.

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Pam, I have these same stones, and I’ve been wracking my brain trying to figure out a wrap! I love what you’ve done! So glad to hear they are sturdy – did you use 18 ga wire?

    I love the chrysocolla with the black – very classy!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    I love the bent wire! It adds a different dimension to the design.

  10. Pam E aka funky tulip
    Pam E aka funky tulip says:

    thanks ladies! Sue, I used 20g silver wire; I think 18g would be too thick.

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    I have those stones, too, and have never been able to come up with a good design for them. These earrings are perfect! I love the bent wire, and the Chrysocolla! :D

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