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How to Make Silver & Turquoise Dangle Earrings


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Ashly of Ash Ann Jewelry designed this tutorial for gorgeous dangle earrings for us. Take these steps and make your own!

Materials Needed:

• 4 rounded silver headpins
• 2 small turquoise beads
• 4 small silver jump rings
• 2 silver ear hooks
• 24 silver pieces of chain total and in sizes of chain links as follows:
4, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 17 (two of each)
• flat nose pliers
• wire cutters
• round nose pliers

Step 1:
Thread one of the 8, 10, 12, 14, and 17-link chains onto a headpin as shown.

Step 2:
Trim the headpin, leaving enough length for a loop that mirrors the one at the other end of the pin.

Step 3:
Use round nose pliers to curl the end of the headpin into a loop.

Step 4:
Connect a jump ring to each end.

Step 5:
Connect the 7-link chains to both small jump rings.

Step 6:
Place one turquoise bead onto a new headpin.

Step 7:
Trim the headpin leaving enough length to create a medium-sized loop.

Step 8:
Curl the headpin with a squared bottom.

Step 9:
Connect one of the 7-link chains to the headpin.

Step 10:
Attach on 4-link chain to the headpin.

Step 11:
Connect the other 7-link chain to the headpin and close it.

Step 12:
Attach the whole piece to a silver ear wire and adjust as necessary.

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