Golden Eclipse Earrings
These simple yet captivating earrings lend plenty of shine and are perfect for day or evening. We used our new Antique Gold Plated Thin Hammered Rings and Ruffled Rings. Finishing accents include Gold Plated Round Beads and lustrous Aqua and Capri Fire Polished Crystals. These are quite easy to make but will make a real impact when worn. The finished length measures approximately 3 ¼ inches.
1 Pkg. Gold Plated Rounds, 4mm (#14019) Qty:
1 Pkg. Aqua and Capri Fire Polished Crystal Rounds, 8mm (#16191) Qty:
4 Antique Gold Plated Thin Hammered Rings (#60548) Qty:
4 Antique Gold Plated Thin Ruffled Rings (#60550) Qty:
1 Pkg. Gold Plated Flat French Hook Ear Wires (#50005) Qty:
1 Pkg. Gold Plated Jump Rings, 6mm (#50035) Qty:
1 Pkg. Gold Plated 2” Thick Head Pins (#50585) Qty:
Tools and glue you will need (change quantity to 1 if
you need them):
Flat Chain Nose Pliers (#51016) Qty:
Round Nose Pliers (#51017) Qty:
Side Cutters (#51018) Qty:
Step 1. Take a Head Pin and slide on one Crystal and one Gold Round. Form a tight loop above the bead by bending the Head Pin 90 degrees with Flat Nose Pliers, trim the excess with Side Cutters to leave 3/8 inch behind, and curl into a loop with Round Nose Pliers. Repeat two more times, set aside.
Step 2. Twist open a Jump Ring and slide through the bottom loop of the Ear Wire, a Ruffled Ring and one Crystal Head Pin. Twist the Jump Ring closed.
Step 3. Twist open a Jump Ring and slide one Crystal Head Pin and two Hammered Rings onto it. Before closing, make sure to align the two Hammered Rings with the details facing out. Slide the bottom of the Ruffled Ring above onto the Jump Ring. Twist the Jump Ring closed.
Step 4. Twist open a Jump Ring and slide one Crystal Head Pin and one Ruffled Ring. Before closing, slide the bottoms of the two Hammered Rings above onto the Jump Ring.
Step 5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 to complete your other earring. Enjoy!