Introduction: Couture Earrings
Big, beautiful couture earrings are all the rage for fall and now you can make your own without spending a fortune. Adding just a few touches of rhinestone trim and mixed metal chains, you can create these stunning earrings that are sure to get you noticed.
Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial Here!
Step 2: You'll Need
Aluminum flashing (any hardware store)
Tin shears or serrated edge scissors
Silver and gold chain
Large stone beads
Clip on earring backs
Step 3: Prepare the Pieces
Once you've figured out the design, trace around the stones on the aluminum flashing
Carefully cut out the shapes adding 1/4" all the way around each shape
Glue the stones to the corresponding shapes with E-6000 Glue and let dry for 30 minutes
Step 4: Put Them Together
Cut rhinestone chain to size and glue it around each stone on the 1/4" extension with more E-6000 and a toothpick
Turn the pieces over and connect them with more glue and long pieces of chain Add the earring clips and let everything dry for at least 1 hour