Stamped Stone Earrings

Materials

  • Clearsnap Style Stones round tiles, 3/4”, two
  • Beads of choice
  • Beadalon: ColourCraft Silver Wire, 20-gauge; ear wires, two; head pins, 1-1/2”, two

Tools

  • Beadalon flush cutters, chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers
  • Clearsnap Jumbo Rollagraph patterns: Open Leaves, Say What?
  • Clearsnap ink pads: ColorBox Queues Cat’s Eye, Ancient Page Coal Black
  • Pentel of America Copper Metallic Brush Marker

Directions

STEP 1

  • Tap both sides of style stones in Cat’s Eye ink pad. Let dry.

STEP 2

  • Use Coal Black ink to stamp “Say What?” on one side of each style stone. Let dry. Use same ink to stamp Open Leaves on opposite sides.

STEP 3

  • Use brush marker to paint style stone sides. Let dry.

STEP 4

  • Cut two 4” wire lengths. Thread lengths through each style stone hole. Thread flat bead and seed bead on top of tile; use round-nose pliers to make loop over beads. Wrap wire around loop two or three times; trim excess wire. For bottoms, thread seed bead and form loop; trim excess wire.

STEP 5

  • Use chain-nose pliers to open loops on ear wires. Insert loop into top style stone loop; close loop.

STEP 6

  • For beaded dangle, thread small seed bead, large bead, then seed bead onto head pin. Make loop at top; trim excess wire. Open loop and attach to earring loop; close loop. Repeat for other earring.

Tip

  • 1. If you’re pressed for time, use a heat gun to speed drying time of ink.
by Deborah Anderson
Stamped Stone Earrings
Stamped Stone Earrings