Metal Madness Earrings
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Metal Madness Earrings

Use three colors of chain to create an eye-catching pair of earrings. Chain cut at different lengths creates a unique appearance.

Designed by Amy for Cousin

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Platinum Elegance® Link Chain (3 pk) – Platinum
  • Platinum Elegance® Lever Earring (1pk) – Platinum
  • Platinum Elegance® 35mm Eye Pin (1 pk) – Platinum
  • Gold Elegance® 4mm Open Jump Ring (2 pk) – Gold
  • Gold Elegance® Link Chain (2 pk) – Gold
  • Rose Gold Elegance® Link Chain (2 pk) – Rose Gold
  • Rose Gold Elegance® 4mm Open Jump Ring (2 pk) – Rose Gold
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Wire Cutters
 

Project Instructions

Cut the following lengths of silver chain: four ¾" chains, (4) 7/8" chains, (4) 1" chains, (4) 1 1/8" chains, (4) 1-3/16" chains, (4) 1-¼" chains, (4) 1-3/8" chains and (2) 1-½" chains. 

Thread the following chain length onto an eye pin in this order: ¾", 7/8", 1", 1-1/8", 1-3/16", 1-¼", 1-3/8", 1-½", 1-3/8", 1-¼", 1-3/16", 1-1/8", 1", 7/8" and a ¾" chain. Form a loop, approximately 5/8" down the shaft, at the other end of the eye pin. Repeat for the matching earring. 

Cut (4) 1-¼" lengths of silver chain. Attach a chain to each loop on the eye pins. Gather two chains together with the lever earring loop. 

Cut (30) ¾" lengths of rose gold chain and (30) ¾" lengths of gold chain. 

Use 4mm rose gold jump rings to attach a ¾" rose gold chain to each length of silver chain from Step 1. 

Use 4mm gold jump rings to attach a ¾" gold chain to each length of rose gold chain from the previous step.

Tips

Techniques to Know: Forming a Loop, Cutting Chain, Jump Rings