Here are some simple steps for designing indécise earrings. Hope you enjoy!
Ingredients:- 1 brass Oui disc- 1 brass Non disc- 2 round glass mirrors, 18 mm- 2 light Colorado topaz rhinestone balls- 1 pair antique brass large kidney wires- 4 antique brass jump rings, 5 mm- 2 antique brass metal beads, 4 mm- 4 inches ribbon, 3/16th " wide, cut into 2 2-inch lengthtsTools:- Chain nose pliers- Round nose pliers- Scissors- E6000 glue- Liver of Sulphur gel- Glass container for mixing Liver of Sulphur*- Copper tongs
- Baking soda
Step 1: Darken Discs
Follow the manufacturers directions to dilute the Liver of Sulphur gel in the glass container. Carefully wash the Oui and Non discs in strong dish soap to clean the surface. Place the discs in the Liver of Sulphur and allow to sit for 10 minutes. Remove discs, using a pair of copper tongs and rinse completely. Wipe discs dry with a paper towel. If the finish is too dark you can create highlights or brighten the finish by rubbing baking soda on the surface.
Step 2: Glue discs and mirrors together
When discs are completely dry place a small dot of glue on the back on one of the discs and press the mirror into the glue. Repeat with the other disc. Allow to dry 24 hours.
Step 3: Add ribbon and rhinestone ball to ear wire
Using your chain nose pliers, close the small dip on the kidney wire by pressing both sides together. This will create a more secure place to attach the charm dangle. Tie one section of the gingham ribbon onto a kidney wire just above the place where the dangle will be attached. With your scissors trim the ribbon ends if needed. Feed a rhinestone ball and a 4 mm bead onto the kidney wire above the ribbon.
Step 4: Add mirror disc to ear wire
Using your chain nose pliers open a jump ring and feed it through the ring on one of the charms. Close securely. Feed a second jump ring through the first jump ring and then through the dip on the kidney wire below where the bow is tied. Close securely. Repeat to create second earring.