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Cuff Earrings

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  • 0.8mm Copper Wires
  • 0.5mm Copper Wires
  • 8mm Round Turquoise Beads
  • 4mm Round Turquoise Beads
  • White Acrylic Beads
  • Mixed Bead Cap
  • Head Pins
  • Eye Pins
  • Golden Chains
  • Wire Cutter Plier
  • Round Nose Plier
  • Flat Plier

Instructions

Step1: Make the basic frame of the flower ear cuff earring

  1. Cut 3 15cm 0.8mm copper wires and twist them into the shape as picture shows
  2. Cut 50cm 0.5mm copper wire and slide a pearl bead onto the middle of it
  3. Thread both working ends through three bead caps according to size from small to large, and then pull them tight
  4. Part the two wires and fix the white flower to the three vines by wire wrapping, be sure that the three vines are placed in order as shown


make the basic frame of the flower ear cuff earring

Step2: Make the bead dangle chains

  1. Cut 3 4cm golden chains and a 1.5cm golden chain
  2. Slide a headpin onto a 4mm turquoise bead and make a loop, then cut the extra wire
  3. Repeat the 2nd to make other two beads findings
  4. String an eyepin onto the 8mm turquoise bead and make a loop, then cut the extra wire
  5. Attach the three 4mm beads to the end of the three 4cm chains separately
  6. Link the 1.5cm chains to one 4cm chains by the 8mm bead finding as picture shows

make the bead dangle chains of the flower ear cuff earring

Step3: Wire wrapping the left part of the flower ear cuff

  1. Thread the left working end through the first hole of one 4cm chains, then continue to wrap around the three vines for 5 circles;
  2. Turn the wrapping wire to the lowest vine and roughly wrap around it for 7circles, then thread the wire though the first hole of the longest chains and go on wrapping around the vine for 2 circles
  3. Continue slide a small bead onto the wrapping wire and twine the wire around the three vines, finally cut the remaining wires
  4. Cut 5cm 0.5mm copper wire and wind it around the middle vine as picture shows, and then string the wire cross the hole of the other 4cm chains and continue to twine the wire around the vine for 3 circles, finally cut the extra wire
  5. Cut 20cm copper wire and twine it around the top vine as picture shows
  6. Slide a turquoise bead onto the wrapping wire and connect the top and middle vines by wrapping
  7. Repeat the 6th step twice to link the middle and the lowest vines, as well as the lowest vine and other two vines as shown, and finally bind the top and middle vines for 1cm.


wire wrapping the left part of the flower ear cuff

Step4: Wire wrapping the right part of the flower ear cuff

  1. Wire wrap the right wire around the three vines for 1.5cm, and then turn it to twist around the lowest vine as shown;
  2. Slide a small turquoise bead and continue to wind around the middle vine for 3circles;
  3. String a small bead again and twine it around the top vine for several circles, finally cut the extra wires.


wire wrapping the right part of the flower ear cuff

Step5: Finish the wire flower ear cuff earring

  1. Cut 10cm 0.8mmcopper wire and make it into the shape as picture shows;
  2. Bind the middle and cut the rest of the wires, and then bend both ends into the shape as shown;
  3. Slide a big turquoise bead onto the left wire and twist the wire around the bottom of the flower for 1 circle;
  4. Attach the ear cuff to the embellishment through wrapping, and then cut the extra wires.


finish the wire flower ear cuff earring


 

 
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