May 5, 2012
YOJ Week 18: Ombre Amethyst Earrings
This weeks earrings are special. They were made for a fellow jewelry maker in Rochester NY as part of a Spring Earring Swap. I really love the way that they came out. They are made with 26g GF wire with shaded amethyst faceted rondelles and a sweet little 2 mm pearl for the flower center. They use the same twisting technique I have been practicing (mastering?!) the last month or so. I tried to give an 'ombre' effect to the stones at the bottom and I think
it worked a little bit. Maybe if there were more stones it would be a little more striking. They are about 2 inches long and although they have a little bit of a bollywood feel, they are perfect with jeans and a white t-shirt (my favorite outfit).
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