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Modern Butterfly Earrings Tutorial
Created by: Summer Melaas
Attach French wire to smallest loop on the Intermix 3-Ring component, making sure the remaining larger 3 rings will have the largest ring near the face. This will make the earrings hang asymmetrically.
Cut chain -- in sets of 2 -- in 5 different lengths (5 for each earring).
** Attach one jump ring to the end of one piece of chain. Place on middle Intermix ring. For best way to open and close loops, see Jump Ring Hint in Jewelry Basics 101 (PDF). Repeat with a second jump ring and piece of chain.
Attach one jump ring to the end of another piece of chain. Place on largest end ring. Repeat.
For the middle chain: Attach a jump ring to the remaining piece of chain, and close the jump ring.
One or more parts (or tools) used in this project are no longer available, so we've moved the whole project into the "Misc Jewelry Tutorials with Issues" area while we decide what we want to do about it: find a good sub, re-make this project, or retire the tutorial.
Take another jump ring, and hook this jump ring from the jump ring at the top of chain, then hook into the inner left chain's jump ring, and close the ring.
Take another jump ring and hook it from the middle chain to the inner right chain's jump ring. Close final ring.
Place a crystal bicone bead on a ball-end head pin. Wrap it to the bottom of the chain. (See Jewelry Basics 101 Technique Sheet for wire-wrapping instructions). Repeat for all other chains.
Repeat from ** for other earring.
2 each #49-947-10-AS TierraCast Intermix 3-rings Link - Antiqued Silver Plated
2 feet #40-090-13-1 White Plated Cable Chain by the FOOT, 2.1mm