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Lapis and Copper Washer Earrings
designed by Pat
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueWire-Working
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size4 Inches

These earrings allow the beauty of copper to really shine. It looks lovely paired with lapis beads and Vintaj Patina.

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Metal-working allows you to easily customize your jewelry designs. Artbeads employee Pat customized the washers at the center of the earrings with texture and color from Vintaj Patina. She even made her own links and head pins with Artbeads Designer Wire. See more of these earrings and learn some of the techniques Pat used to make them 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!
Dakota Stones 8mm Denim Lapis Large Hole Rondelle Bead Strand
Code R1457
Material Lapis Lazuli Brand Dakota Stones Dimensions 8 x 4mm Hole Size 2.6mm Strand Length Approx 8" Sold by the Strand
1 $21.99
Metal Complex Copper 25mm Round Washer Blank with 12mm Hole, 24 gauge
Code EMBMT-0091
Material Natural Copper Brand Metal Complex Thickness 24 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Diameter 25.5mm, Opening Diameter 13mm
1 $0.99
6 $0.86
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
TierraCast Antique Copper 7mm Nugget Heishi Spacer
Code CA-0436
Material Copper-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.34
20 $0.29
Artbeads Designer Wire - Copper Non-Tarnish 18 Gauge (21 ft. spool)
Code ADW0002
Material Natural Copper Brand Artbeads Thickness 18 Gauge Wire Type Round Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA
1 $4.99
Vintaj Lapis Patina for Metal
Code SUP-0626
Brand Vintaj Place Of Origin USA
1 $5.95
Copper Rounded Leverback Earring (Pair)
Code BC-EAR04
Material Natural Copper Sold by the Pair
1 $1.18
5 $1.03
Vintaj Metal Reliefing Block
Code SUP-0610
Brand Vintaj Dimensions 95 x 38 x 29mm Place Of Origin USA
1 $4.01
3 $3.60
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
1 $7.49
Metal Complex 1.5 and 2mm Hole Punch
Code TOOL-0012
Brand Metal Complex
1 $12.99
Ergonomic Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-125
Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Pakistan
1 $7.99
Interchangeable Texturing Hammer with 9 Texture Faces
Code TOOL-0013
1 $47.99
Dapping Block with 2 Punches
Code TOOL-0014
1 $8.49
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
The BeadSmith Whammer Hammer with Interchangeable Nylon and Dapping Heads
Code TOOL-0188
Brand BeadSmith
1 $24.99
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Metal Complex 4oz Ball Pein Hammer with 10-Inch Wood Handle
Code TOOL-0011
Brand Metal Complex
1 $4.99
The BeadSmith Steel Bench Block
Code BLOCK01
Brand BeadSmith
1 $19.99
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