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How to make "greenery" Peridot earrings.

How to make colour trend greenery Peridot earrings tutorial

Learn how to make colour trend greenery Peridot earrings.

Today’s theme is all about colour trends! One of the top pantone colours forecasted for this season is Golden Olive. By following JM’s weekly hints and tips tutorial you will be able to make this gorgeous pair of Peridot earrings which are bang on trend for the Summer to Autumn transition. These earrings are made up of delicate, olive-green Peridot clusters attached onto a feather weight head pin, meaning you can wear them effortlessly with comfort. Peridot is known for its power of overcoming negative self-esteem issues so be sure to wear these stunning earrings with confidence! You can find us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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How to make colour trend greenery Peridot earrings tutorial- step 1

Step One

Cut a 7 link piece of chain.

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How to make colour trend greenery Peridot earrings tutorial - step 2

Step Two

Thread a peridot on to a feather weight head pin, bend the head pin tail over to form a right angle.

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How to make colour trend greenery Peridot earrings tutorial - step 3

Step Three

Thread the head pin tail through the end link of the chain, using the round nose pliers grip the head pin above the peridot. Bring the tail of the headpin up over the chain and wrap around between the pliers and the peridot. Wrap around 2-3 times to make a small bead cap effect.

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How to make colour trend greenery Peridot earrings tutorial- step 4

Step Four

Using this wrapped loop method add 4 peridots to each chain link, 2 left and 2 right.

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How to make colour trend greenery Peridot earrings tutorial - step 5

Step Five

Continue for all 7 links.

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How to make colour trend greenery Peridot earrings tutorial - step 6

Step Six

Gently open the loop on the shepherd hook ear wire, add the chain on and close. Repeat to create the other earring.

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