Simple green necklace

01 Green necklace - on meMy first necklace!  I used marbled green beads in 2 sizes (larger in the front and smaller around the neck), silver-coated wire, and simple wrapped loops for the connections.  I really like how it came out (despite the fact that it doesn’t really go with my orange shirt here, haha).  : )

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My first attempt at jewelry making!

All blue bead earrings

Jewelry!!  I had no idea how awesome making jewelry could be, but trust me, it is *awesome.*  I’m having so much fun with it and have so much more to learn.  A friend showed me the basics last weekend, and then this past weekend I picked up some supplies and made a handful of earrings… and now all I want to do is make jewelry all day long forever and ever.  : )

I made the blue earrings in the photo above with some cheapo beads from Michaels, some sliver coated wire, two sterling sliver ear hooks, and a few jump rings.  The design is modeled after a store-bought pair of earrings that I’ve had for a while.  Each earring took me 2-3 hours, but I’m only a beginner so I assume you can make these in a lot less time.  I love how they came out!

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