Couture Earrings




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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

E-6000 Glue

Rhinestone chain

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



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    6 Discussions

    Mark MontanoSimran Sharma

    Reply 3 years ago

    Hey Simran! Glad you like them. They are really easy to make. They tend to be heavy so clip-on findings are the best. Have fun!