Now available! - Christmas Tree Earrings Collection

Now available! - Christmas Tree Earrings Collection
Add a touch of magic to your holiday outfits with festive Christmas earrings. I’ve gathered together 12 of my all-time best Christmas Tree earring designs from previous years in this one special ebook. From traditional to modern, you’ll find a variety of styles, techniques and materials and something for every level of jewellery-maker.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Twelve Days of Christmas - Day 1

Welcome to my 12 days of Christmas Earrings Extravaganza for 2012. I hope you'll check back often to see what I've come up with.

The first pair is a glowing red Christmas tree bead framed with a diamond cut silver ring.

For this project you'll need:
Thread the marguerite on a length of wire so that one end is twice as long as the other. Bend the wire where it exits the bead so that it forms a triangle shape. Using the flat nose pliers, bend the longer wire vertically where the wires cross to form a neck.

Wrap the shorter wire around the neck twice and trim it flush with the neck.

Using round nose pliers, form a loop about 2-3mm above the first part of the wrap. Hook it onto the silver ring.

Wrap the wire around the neck until it meets the first part of the wrap. Trim away the excess wire.

Thread the Christmas Tree bead on a head pin. Leave a small neck and create a loop. Hook it onto the silver ring and complete another wrapped loop.

Use a jump ring to connect this loop to the earring wire and make another earring to match.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.  Check back in a couple of days for another pair of Christmas earrings.

'Til then.......


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