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Feathered Fringe

Silver Chandelier Earrings with Chain and Feather Dangles
designed by Cynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueChain & Jump Rings
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size4 Inches

Why not make chain the star of your earring designs? It works beautifully as fringe in these long, feather earrings. Silver looks great with dark hair and adds accents of flash against light hair, too!

Cynthia's Signature

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When making earrings, there are so many ways to get creative. You can create simple dangle earrings by stringing beads onto head and eye pins, or you can try making bead weaving creations to showcase in earrings. Add a single charm to an earwire for quick earrings. Cynthia created long, dangling chandelier earrings by using long lengths of chain to add feather charms to a chandelier finding. You can see more of these earrings and learn more about our designers' process for making earrings in this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
Sterling Silver 18mm French Hook Earwire with Coil (Pair)
Code SS-EAR11
Material Sterling Silver .925 Sold by the Pair
1
$0.94
$0.81
6 $0.82 $0.71
Sterling Silver Heart Shaped Chandelier
Code SS-CHAN20
Material Sterling Silver .925 Sold Individually
1
$5.83
$3.96
3 $5.26 $3.57
Sterling Silver Dapped Cable Chain by the Foot
Code BTF-0679
Material Sterling Silver .925 Longest Link 4.0 - 4.9mm Link Style Closed Links Sold by the Foot Place Of Origin Italy Important Occasionally, orders over 5 feet may be sent in more than one piece. No piece will be shorter than 3 feet.
1
$6.01
$5.28
3 $5.44 $4.78
Antique Silver-Plated Bird Feather Charm
Code SP-CH020
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.50
$0.41
10 $0.43 $0.35
Sterling Silver Open Jump Ring - 0.030 x .160 inches (0.75 x 4.05mm)
Code SS-OJR30-C
Material Sterling Silver .925 Dimensions 4.0 x 0.7mm Outside Diameter 3.9mm Aspect Ratio 3.3x Thickness 21 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.20
$0.17
30 $0.17 $0.15
The BeadSmith Casual Comfort Long Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-0293
Brand BeadSmith Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Pakistan
1
$9.49
$8.35
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