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« on: May 30, 2012 09:44:19 AM »







This project I am very proud of because it was difficult.  I actually made it from a pattern in Bead and Button magazine.  Sorry I can't remember which one.  I was given about 100 issues of Bead and Button a few years ago and still haven't looked at them all!  Last night I went through some and I liked these earrings so much I had to try making them.  I usually just look at the magazines to learn techniques so I'm amazed that I made something and used the instructions!  It was very hard to bend the wire which was 16 gauge and even more difficult to make them look alike.



Thank you for looking and I appreciate comments.

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« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2012 12:43:37 AM »

You've done a good job of matching them. Don't fret too much about them being exact: they're worn apart enough that tiny flaws will be utterly invisible.
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« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2012 12:44:35 PM »

Thank you, that is really good advise.  After I made them I realized they would look better I I had turned on the other direction.  But your right, when they are worn it will be hard to see any difference.

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« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2012 07:30:29 PM »

Very nice! Can you change their direction by simply turning the ear wire?
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« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2012 11:47:05 AM »

These are really nice.  In my humble opinion if things look too perfectly matched, you might as well go out and by manufactured stuff.  Hand made is not perfect, and I think it looks beautiful.
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« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2012 08:11:07 PM »

Thank you!  I agree with you. Things don't need to be perfect to be beautiful.

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« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2012 02:44:41 AM »

Very pleasant! It is very gorgeous earrings  Shocked Roll Eyes
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« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2012 12:44:17 PM »

Thank you!  I gave them to me sister-in-law, and she really liked them.

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