Accessorizing in construction

Today I dusted off my jewelry making tools.  My intentions were to fix a pair of earrings that had come apart. My mind started to race.  I began to get excited just feeling the tools in my hands again.  I dug out some beads and set to work while Alie Marie played.  This is a walk through of today’s exciting creation.

Here we go….
It all begins with bent nose pliers, flush cutters, a headpin and rosary pliers

You twist the head pin making a loop on the bottom to catch the beads. Then a loop on top. You use either of these loops to hook onto the chain.
These are the finished beads.
Cut out what you need from the chain.
These are the beads attached to the chain along with the earring findings I am going to use.
I attached the chained beads to the findings and……VIOLA! A brand new pair of earrings. 
You can find more great Handmade Jewelry Tutorials at our NEVER ENDING DIY Handmade Jewelry Round Up and Link Party!! 

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16 thoughts on “Accessorizing in construction”

  1. Aren't you talented?!? I can't seem to get the rings to close properly when I try to make jewelry. Nice job!smiles!!!

  2. THANK YOU so much ladies!!! I'm new to jewelry making, new to blogging, new to etsy…so it can only get better! I'm so excited that ya'll like these!! They are actually gone ALREADY! I can't wait to find more beads like this and make more pieces!! Thanks again it's sooooo exciting to get replies and feedback it makes me one very very happy girl! 🙂

  3. Wow, those are pretty! Thank you for the tutorial, I have never tried making jewelry like this before.Thank you for participating in the Creative Therapy Session with Life in the Pitts!

  4. Wow!!! These look great! I haven't played with jewelry making yet, and I am sure the hubby can do without me picking up another crafty thing, but these sure are pretty! I am sure they look great on too! Thank you for linking to It's Stinkin' Cute Craft Thursday!

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