These verdigris coin earrings are a beautiful combination of metal and gemstones, with a hint of sparkle. This beginner project requires only a few basic jewelry-making tools and can be completed quickly.
Created by: Debbie Nelson
Using the larger side of the hole punch, punch 2 holes in each coin. Add eyelet using the eyelet setter and anvil.
Wire wrap the crystal spike and attach to coin using a jump ring. For step-by-step instructions on making wire wrapped loops, and best way to open/close jump rings, see Jewelry Basics 101 (PDF)
Wire wrap the turquoise bead and bicone and attach to other end of coin with another jump ring.
#69-235 EuroTool 2 hole punch -- this "helicopter" style punch easily punches through a wide variety of materials! Don't be fooled by cheap knockoffs. The EuroTool 2-hole punch is the one that works! Please click into product details for instructions on keeping your 2-hole punch cutting "like butter". There are 2 simple tricks to good tool health.
#69-363 TierraCast eyelet setter with anvil - click into product details for usage instructions.
Basic Jewelry-Making Tool Set (cutters, round nose pliers, flat nose pliers)