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Passage To India - Coin Earrings Tutorial
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.
Add French hook to turquoise end of beads.
2 each #44-054 21mm Antique India Pices Coin
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#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)