Now that the rush of Christmas is behind us, it's time to reveal the twelfth and final pair of earrings in the Twelve Days of Christmas Earrings Extravaganza for 2015. So this pair of earrings is not a Christmassey pair, but rather, a pair of earrings to wear for New Year's Eve celebrations and beyond. With champagne coloured crystals, a bit of gold for warmth and haematite as the highlight colour, there is plenty of glam in these dangly earrings to make you sparkle throughout the night. What a way to welcome in the New Year! Let's Celebrate Earrings - Finished Length: 7.7cm (3") Here's what you'll need to make your own Let's Celebrate! earrings: 14 links of Swarovski Gold Plated Golden Shadow 24PP cup chain 4 raw brass 24PP cup chain ends 2 6mm Swarovski Golden Shadow bicones 4 4mm Golden Shadow Swarovski bicones 6 7mm Haematite star beads 2 15mm gold plated square vine connectors 6 gold head pins 2 4mm gold jump rings 2 gold earr...
It's only a couple of days until Christmas so on Day 11 of the Twelve Days of Christmas I've started to look ahead to New Year's Eve. The classy Ornate Black and Gold Tree earrings will look wonderful for Christmas Day. But they can also do double duty for your New Year's Eve celebrations. The striking black and gold colour combination lends an air of elegance and sophistication to these earrings making them the perfect jewellery for seeing in the New Year. Ornate Black and Gold Trees - finished length: 7.6cm (3") Here's what you'll need to make the Ornate Black and Gold Tree earrings: 2 gold 3-to-1 end connectors 2 black bow charms (Bead Landing) 2 gold wire stars 2 gold star charms 2 centre-drilled gold faceted teardrops 18 4mm black jump rings 32 links 4x3mm black chain (total length 8.8cm (3.5") 2 gold head pins 2 black earring wires Tools: round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, flat nose pliers, split ring pliers, flush...
In Australia (and in fact, all the southern hemisphere) we sometimes find it difficult to identify with traditional holiday motifs like snowflakes. And whilst we might dream of one day experiencing a white Christmas, the reality is that Christmas down under is in the middle of summer! As a tribute to our hot Christmasses, today's earrings are inspired by the gumnuts of the flowering eucalypts native to our bush landscape. Aussie Bush Christmas - finished length 7cm (2 3/4") To make the Aussie Bush Christmas earrings, you'll need: 6 17mm gold filigree bead caps 6 13x9mm brass tulip bead caps 6 13x13mm wooden bell-shaped bead caps 6 4mm Lt Siam Swarovski bicones /> 6 6mm beads (these won't be seen in the design so any colour will do) 23 links of 4x3mm brass extension chain 6 gold head pins 2 brass earring wires Tools: round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, flat nose pliers, flush cutters Grip the tip of one of the petal caps between the ti...
There's no doubting that these snowflake earrings are Christmassey, yet there's not a speck of red or green to be seen. Day 9's earrings combine filigree snowflakes in copper and gunmetal with a gold filigree daisy for a very sophisticated look. Metal Snowflakes - finished length 6cm (2 3/8") Here's what you'll need to make these earrings: 2 50mm copper filigree snowflakes 2 50mm gunmetal filigree snowflakes 2 gold filigree 8-petal daisies 2 33mm silver rings 14 clear SS6 flatback Swarovski crystals 2 6mm gunmetal jump rings 2 4mm gunmetal jump rings 2 gunmetal earring wires G-S Hypo Cement Beacon Quick Grip Adhesive   Tools: chain nose pliers, toothpick, Embellie Gellie (or other tool for placing crystals) Centre the ring on the gunmetal snowflake and press each of the arms of the snowflake upwards to cup the ring. Make sure the ring is still centred and then flatten each of the arms. Use the back of the pliers to press the ...