Aquamarine Ocean Earrings Tutorial

Written by
Sondra Barrington
Published on
March 1, 2021 1:01:00 AM PST March 1, 2021 1:01:00 AM PSTst, March 1, 2021 1:01:00 AM PST

Created by: Sondra Barrington

 

Designer Tips

  • Keep gold-filled and gold-plated findings separate, and mark your supplies well!
  • Use chain-nose pliers to turn the loop on ear wire 90-degrees so it faces side to side (not front to back). This is easier to do, before you assemble the rest of the earring components.
  • Wire-wrap the dangles directly on loop. New to jewelry-making? See Basic Jewelry-Making Technique Sheet (PDF) for step-by-step looping instructions.

 

Suggested Supplies

  • 1 dozen [use 8] #05-328-03-49 3mm Faceted Swarovski Crystal Bicone Bead, Light Azore (no longer available)
    See additional aquamarine gemstone options.
  • 1 strand [use 8] #21-884-099-01 4mm Round Aquamarine Gemstone Beads - or -
    1 strand [use 8] #21-885-099-A 5mm Round Aquamarine Gemstone Beads
    (both styles of aquamarine beads are not always available)
  • 1 pair #34-669-03 French Hook, Hoop Style
  • 2 pkgs of 10 [use 16] #37-612 Head Pin, 2", Gold-filled, 0.025" Diameter
  • 1 pkg of 100 [use 2] #37-391-459 Jump Ring, Round, 5.9mm
  • 2 each #44-050-76-61 Link, Gold Filled, Textured, Round, 14mm
  • 2 each #44-050-76-62 Link, Gold Filled, Textured, Round, 20mm
 

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