Falling Leaves Earrings

Improve your sawing and filing skills with these gorgeous earrings!
SKU: EP10300

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Details
Details

Build these fun and textured earrings while increasing your sawing, filing, and soldering skills. Mix copper, silver, and brass together to add color that higlights a striking cabochon stone. Once you have the basics down the potential for design variation is endless.

Required Materials:
  • 22-24 gauge sterling sheet
  • Easy, medium, and hard solder
  • 18-20 gauge sterling wire
  • 24 gauge sterling wire, 1 inch
  • 20-22 gauge sterling wire Bezel wire
  • 24 gauge copper sheet
  • 24 gauge brass sheet
  • 2 bumblebee cabs, about 1 inch square each
  • Earring posts and backs
  • Appropriate size drill bit for the wire of your choice
Tools: >
  • LAYOUT: rubber cement or glue stick, scissors
  • HAND AND FABRICATION: assorted needle files, texture hammer, jeweler's saw, #3/0 saw blades, center punch, curved burnisher, AA fine pointed tweezers, #52 drill bit
  • SOLDERING: flux, flux brush, soldering surface, fire brick or charcoal, torch, pickle copper tongs, solder pick and burn 'em up pliers (old cheap extra long chain nose pliers)
  • FINISHING: Bur-Life, rotary tool with a small drill bit, round and chain nose pliers, bezel pusher, 3-4 pink 3M radial bristle discs mounted on a mandrel, soft brass bush, liquid Dawn detergent, liver of sulfur, 15 and 9 micron 3M finishing film or green Scrubbie, acrylic nail emery board
  • SAFETY: Don't forget your safety glasses!
  • OPTIONAL: ring or bracelet mandrel, rawhide mallet

Technique: Sawing, Filling, Soldering
Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist August 2014
Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU EP10300
Product Type Project Download
Author/Designer Lexi Erickson
File Type PDF
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