Spring Garland Earrings
Judy LarsonThese stunning earrings would be beautiful made in anycolor combination of stones. Make an extra one for amatching pendant.
Appx. 10” of 18 gauge round wireAppx. 72” of 24
-26 gauge round wirePair of earwiresSix 6mm round amazonite beadsEight 4mm round amazonite beadsTen 4x7mm flat peridot beadsSix 4mm faceted round yellow jade beadsEight 4-5mm freshwater pearls
Round and chain nose pliersFlush cutter
Hint: Work from the spool the conserve wire.
With round nose pliers, make on the end of the wire.
Hold the eye on the mandrel and wind thewire all the way around.
Use the tip of the chain nose pliers, bend the eye at a 90 degree angle to the
mandrel, creating a short “neck.”
Pull the other end of the wire around the neck of the eye, making two completewraps. Trim the wire off.
Repeat Steps 1-4 for the other earring, but wrap the wire in Step 4 in theopposite direction. Set aside.