Rose Garden Drop Earrings | Joanne Tinley | Skillshare
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12 Videos (1h 6m)
    • Rose Garden Drop Earrings - an intermediate project

    • Rose Garden Drop Earrings - materials

    • Rose Garden Drop Earrings - equipment

    • Rose Garden Drop Earrings - soldering equipment

    • Rose Garden Drop Earrings - texturing

    • Rose Garden Drop Earrings - filing

    • Rose Garden Drop Earrings - drilling

    • Rose Garden Drop Earrings - soldering

    • Rose Garden Drop Earrings - making the head pins

    • Rose Garden Drop Earrings - finishing the earwires

    • Rose Garden Drop Earrings - adding the beads

    • Rose Garden Drop Earrings - final thoughts


About This Class

Beautifully textured silver and delicately coloured faceted rose quartz beads are used in the class to make a pretty pair of earrings.

This is a great class for helping you to progress your soldering skills, and also to learn how to create an unusual style of earwire that has the tail of the wire tucked under a hook - elegant and very secure!


This is one of a series of video classes, each one showing you how to quickly and easily make a lovely pair of earrings - sometimes two pairs - as part of my #52earrings challenge. I have challenged myself to design and film tutorials for 52 pairs of earrings in 2017, and I'd love you to join me. In each video I will show you the materials you will need, explain the tools and equipment and go through all the steps needed to create your own lovely pair of earrings. Along the way I will share with you the same hints and tips that I teach in my jewelry making classes and private tuition so that you become more confident with your techniques and design skills with each class that you watch.

This class is an intermediate class as previous experience of soldering is useful.

The equipment needed for the project is explained in the videos and also listed on a downloadable document that covers most of the tools that I will use in future earrings video classes as well so you can plan ahead! All the equipment listed can be used for a variety of other jewellery making projects.

Earrings #44 in the #52earrings challenge.





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Joanne Tinley

Jewellery Designer, Tutor and Writer

I have been making my own jewellery for as long as I can remember and left my first career as a school teacher to set up business as a jewellery designer and tutor nearly 10 years ago. I am self-taught and like many people I started with wire and beads. Learning how to solder, however, opened up a whole new world of jewellery making! There is something so magical about watching solder flow through a seam, joining two pieces of metal together smoothly.

I work from my studio on the south...

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