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Vintage filigree earrings

Use findings to create an antique look
Vintage filigree earrings

Filigree findings are perfect for creating an antique look without paying antique prices.

See the project instructions below, or download the free project PDF above.

Supplies

  • 4 8 mm round crystals ($2–4)
  • 6 4 mm bicone crystals*
  • 4 7 mm bead caps ($1.50–3)
  • 2 55 mm teardrop filigrees ($7–9)
  • 2 1 1⁄2-in. (3.8 cm) eye pins
  • 2 4–5 mm jump rings
  • pair of earring wires
  • chainnose and roundnose pliers
  • diagonal wire cutters

*These items cost less than $1.

Brass filigree and findings from Vintaj, vintaj.com.

Tip!
Choose crystals in burgundy or emerald (or both) for an especially festive look.
Instructions
Vintage filigree earrings 1
Step 1
Vintage filigree earrings 2
Step 2

1. On an eye pin, string: bicone crystal, round crystal, bead cap, bicone, round, bead cap, bicone. Make a plain loop.

Vintage filigree earrings 3
Step 3

2. Open the bottom loop of the bead unit and attach a filigree. Close the loop.

3. Open a jump ring. Attach an earring wire and the dangle. Close the jump ring. Make a second earring to match the first.

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