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Miyu Earrings

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Miyu Earrings Instructions
Designed by Cynthia Kimura

Add a touch of Asian fun to your wardrobe with these Siamese cat and glass bamboo earrings!

Step one: On a sterling silver 1½ -inch eye pin thread an antique gold 6mm twisted spacer, a sapphire blue 16x7mm glass bamboo bead, and another spacer. Finish with a simple loop. For help making simple loops please visit the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center.

Step two: Attach the loop to a sterling silver cat post earring.

Step three: Attach an antique silver-plated elegant cat charm to the bottom loop on the eye pin as a dangle.

Step four: Repeat the steps to make the other earring.
Approximate size: 2¼ inches
Estimated time: Under an hour
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
Chain nose pliers (TOOL-106)
Round nose pliers (TOOL-108)
Side cutters - semi flush (TOOL-131)
List of Components:
Antique gold 6mm twisted spacer (GA-5607, qty 4)
Sapphire blue 16x7mm glass bamboo bead (GBOO-SAP16, qty 2)
Antique silver-plated elegant cat charm (SP-CH026, qty 2)
Sterling silver 22 gauge 1 inch eye pin (SS-EP23, qty 2)
Sterling silver cat post earring (SS-POST11, qty 2)

Alternate Components:
TierraCast Antique Gold 6mm Twist Heishi Spacer (GA-0413)
TierraCast Antique Gold 6mm Teke Heishi Spacer (GA-0415)
TierraCast Silver 6mm Twist Heishi Spacer (S-0413)
16x7mm Glass Bamboo Bead - Orange (GBOO-ORG16)
16x7mm Glass Bamboo Bead - Emerald (GBOO-EMR16)
Sterling Silver Stardust 4mm Ball Post Earring (STG-BALLEAR4-SD)
Sterling Silver 5mm Heart CZ Post Earring with Ring (SS-CZEAR5)


Purchase Idea Kit Components

TierraCast Antique Gold 6mm Twisted Spacer
TierraCast Antique Gold 6mm Twisted Spacer
Code: GA-5607
Width 6mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.64 $0.49$0.58 $0.45$0.52 $0.40
Qty>
16x7mm Glass Bamboo Bead - Sapphire Blue
16x7mm Glass Bamboo Bead - Sapphire Blue
Code: GBOO-SAP16
Length 16-18mm, Width 7-9mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.50 $2.10$2.26 $1.89$2.04 $1.71
Qty>
Antique Silver-Plated Elegant Cat Charm
Antique Silver-Plated Elegant Cat Charm
Code: SP-CH026
Height 25mm, Width 12mm 
1-910-1920+
$0.54 $0.42$0.48 $0.37$0.43 $0.33
Qty>
1 1/2-inch Eye Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
1 1/2-inch Eye Pin, 22 Gauge (Sterling Silver)
Code: SS-EP23
Length 1.5 inches, 22 gauge 
1-2930-5960+
$0.50 $0.45$0.43 $0.38$0.39 $0.35
Qty>
Sterling Silver Cat Post Earring
Sterling Silver Cat Post Earring
Code: SS-POST11
Total Height 10mm, Width 4.5mm, Hole Size 1.29mm/16 gauge 
1-56-1112+
$4.59 $2.84$4.14 $2.56$3.74 $2.31
Qty>

Alternate Components

TierraCast Antique Gold 6mm Twist Heishi Spacer
TierraCast Antique Gold 6mm Twist Heishi Spacer
Code: GA-0413
Length 2mm, Diameter 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.28 $0.21$0.26 $0.19$0.23 $0.17
Qty>
TierraCast Antique Gold 6mm Teke Heishi Spacer
TierraCast Antique Gold 6mm Teke Heishi Spacer
Code: GA-0415
Length 2mm, Diameter 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.28 $0.19$0.26 $0.17$0.23 $0.15
Qty>
TierraCast Silver 6mm Twist Heishi Spacer
TierraCast Silver 6mm Twist Heishi Spacer
Code: S-0413
Length 2mm, Width 6mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.26 $0.17$0.23 $0.15$0.21 $0.14
Qty>
16x7mm Glass Bamboo Bead - Orange
16x7mm Glass Bamboo Bead - Orange
Code: GBOO-ORG16
Length 16-18mm, Width 7-9mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.50 $1.90$2.26 $1.71$2.04 $1.55
Qty>
16x7mm Glass Bamboo Bead - Emerald
16x7mm Glass Bamboo Bead - Emerald
Code: GBOO-EMR16
Length 16-18mm, Width 7-9mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.50 $1.90$2.26 $1.71$2.04 $1.55
Qty>
Sterling Silver Stardust 4mm Ball Post Earring
Sterling Silver Stardust 4mm Ball Post Earring
Code: STG-BALLEAR4-SD
4mm Ball 
1-1415-2930+
$1.47 $1.32$1.33 $1.19$1.19 $1.07
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

Chain Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-106
Sale Price: $6.38
Price: $7.09
Qty>
Round Nose Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Code: TOOL-108
Sale Price: $6.38
Price: $7.09
Qty>
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Sale Price: $9.89
Price: $10.99
Qty>



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