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How to create Amber drop earrings

Create amber drop earrings

Learn how to make amber drop earrings with JewelleryMaker.

Many people believe that Amber brings good luck and aids wellbeing. People strongly believed that Amber had the ability to create static in earlier years and this was seen as a magical gemstone. The word “electricity” originates from the Greek word for Amber, which is “electron”. Follow our step by step instruction to create this beautiful pair of earrings and you too can be connected to the mystery and power that the gemstone was known to provide in these times. Don’t forget to share your designs with us via social media, you can find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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amber earrings step 1

Step One

Add three amber nuggets to a headpin and make a wrapped loop.

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amber earrings step 2

Step Two

Using 0.4mm silver plated wire add two amber nuggets and connect to the headpin element with a wrapped loop.

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amber earrings step 3

Step Three

Make another wrapped loop on the opposite side.

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amber earrings step 4

Step Four

Repeat step 2 so you have a group of three rosary amber elements.

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amber earrings step 5

Step Five

Repeat steps 1 to 4 so that you have three of the amber rosary link elements.

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amber earrings step 6

Step Six

Add the three elements to an eye pin.

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amber earrings step 7

Step Seven

Add the bead cap onto the eye pin, make a wrapped loop and add the shepherd hook to the wrapped loop.

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amber earrings step 8

Step Eight

Repeat Steps 1-7 to create the matching earring.

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