A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Fanatic Friends of Craftster now have the ability to disable ads on Craftster! Read more here.
Total Members: 313,986
Currently Running With Scissors:
414 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Wire Wrapped Beach Glass Earings  (Read 1352 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
They Saved My Life...
Offline Offline

Posts: 768
Joined: 15-Dec-2005

View Profile
« on: May 17, 2006 10:27:12 PM »

Exactly as the title says Wink I got a bag of beach glass from someone for my fish tanks. I decided that the glass was too pretty to stick into the tanks, so wanted to try my hand at wire wrapping. I have very thin brass coated wire, which is lovely. I wrapped the glass, making a loop at the top. Added 20 light blue seed beeds to the hoop, added the french hook, and voila! Any comments are welcome, and thanks for looking!

ETA: This set I made for my sister Wink

« Last Edit: May 17, 2006 11:11:50 PM by Tara1979 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2006 01:53:32 AM »

I dont usually like hoop earrings but I quite liek yours. I havnt quite worked out why, but i think it might be because the beads dont go all the way round the hoop. Anyway, what i wanted to say was that your earrings are very nice.
They Saved My Life...
Offline Offline

Posts: 768
Joined: 15-Dec-2005

View Profile
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2006 02:10:58 AM »

Thank you viridis Smiley I don't usually like hoops either, but these seem to work. Plus, they are nice and light, not too heavy on the ears. Thanks again!
PinkBird Creations
Offline Offline

Posts: 426
Joined: 04-May-2004

take it light, and take flight

View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2006 02:18:49 AM »

what a great idea, i have loads of beach glass (as i live in hawaii, and tend to find it when i'm cleaning up beaches or beach combing). i've been saving it for some special project, but never know what.
i thought of getting some of those "bead cage" type things, but wire may be cheaper, especially since i already have some.
thanks for the inspiration!
your earrings look great.

uncommon, handmade jewelry, accessories, and wearable art.

on etsy: http://www.pinkbird.etsy.com

Read my blog: http://pinkbirdcreations.blogspot.com/
They Saved My Life...
Offline Offline

Posts: 768
Joined: 15-Dec-2005

View Profile
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2006 02:35:06 AM »

Thank you gypsysoul3! Glad I could inspire you Cheesy I've seen so many wonderful projects here on craftster - just glad to be able to give back Wink
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Apple Cozy
What The World Needs Now...
Meatless Monday: German Pancake

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.