Saturday, June 09, 2012

Year of Jewelry: Diamond Chain Earrings

I LOVE these earrings.  Perfect for summer - they have amazonite hexagon shaped beads surrounded by labradorite.  All wires and chain is sterling silver.  The blue flash of the labradorite really shows off the milky blue of the amazonite.

And just for a little variation, I also made a similar pair using gold filled wire and chain and gorgeous aqua blue chalcedony coins in the center.  These earrings feel more dressed up, but still have that summer vibe.  Let the beach parties and backyard BBQ's begin.  I'm ready!

Sunday, June 03, 2012

Year of Jewelry Week 11: Silver Spiral Earrings

More earrings! I thought these earrings would be perfect for everyday wear.  They are a little heavy for my old ears - but still very comfortable.  Made from sterling silver filled wire, they are about 2 inches long.  The frames of last weeks earrings were originally made for these spirals - but they didn't fit right.    It's nice that I was able to still use the components and make some great earrings!