Never leave home without them! Earrings are one of the most popular pieces of jewelry after rings.
I love earrings! I think I have made more earrings than all the other type of jewelry put together.
The tutorials here are a mix of easy and more complex earring pairs.
Using techniques like soldering, corrugation, torch firing enamels and cold connections, we will turn wire, tubing and sheet metal into individual, bold contemporary earrings.
If you love color look up the torch fired enamel earrings tutorial. Also designed for a Bead & button show Class, you get detailed instruction, for four different pairs of earrings, for the price of one!
Tear Sterling silver and corrugated copper earrings
Corrugation is a method of producing parallel pleats onto a flat sheet of material, in our case sheet metal.
The deep texture of corrugated metal ads a great deal of visual interest to a piece of jewelry.
Those deep pleated folds are also very good at holding colored patinas to enhance the design even more.
This tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file, it has 13 pages and 43 photos.
The tutorial is for beginner’s students with some soldering experience.
But it can be easily modified to be a solderless project.
4 in 1 Tutorial. Beautiful torch fired earrings.
This tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file, it has 14 pages, 4 templates and 45 photos.
Most of the projects are for beginners and intermediate skill students.
I wanted a pair of stud earrings that where small enough to have
some type of metal or beaded dangles. One of the ideas I had,
was making some small “organic” element without having to cast
from “live” plants. Experimenting to make these “twigs” was fun,
and opened a whole new set of ideas to try out. Like using the
“twigs” with foldformed copper leaves dangles. The metal leaves
could be enameled or treated with colored patinas. The twig circles
can also be used with lampwork drops, head pins with or without
threaded beads. So if you have off-mandrel drops or glass
head pins this is the project for you!