Monday, December 17, 2012

Holiday fun! Free Christmas Tree Earring Tutorial

 These Christmas earrings are simple to make, require very little clay and are light weight, easy to wear.  The tutorial is a pdf downloadable file and is only 612 Kb.

Left is a picture of the same pair of earrings. One shot from a top angle, the other shot straight on. 

Each earring is made of five layers of shaped and baked polymer clay, eight goldtone seed beads, one 6 to 8 mm bead and a 4mm AB faceted bicone for the top trim.


Making the earring 1.
 Materials Needed:

•Polymer clay: Pardo Translucent
•Micro Glitter: Green
•Fimo brand Pulver: Green
•Safety Mask: Pulver is powdered metal and
should not be breathed into the lungs.
•Kemper cutters: 5/8”, 1/2”, 7/16” & 3/8”.
Specialty tools: Large Peej Pick (or round tooth
pick with one end flattened and sanded to form
an edge) Small and large Peej Shapers, (or a
knitting needle) Peej Scraper (or razor or tissue
blade ).
•Jewelry Findings: Two Ear wires; two small
'gold' jump rings; two 6mm
faceted 'gold' beads; two



To finish the tree, add a loop at the top.
 4mm AB Crystal Faceted
beads; 16 gold lined seed

beads; 2 head pins (gold
tone).
•Two each of five baked and
cooled green clay disks sizes
5/8”, 1/2”, 7/16” & 3/8”.
(see instructions).
•Tools: Clay and jewelry
tools, brushes and your favorite
tools.
•Optional: Pasta Machine

(PM in the instructions)


add the Christmas tree to the earring.
 
After completing all the parts and baking them the earring is assembled beginning with the largest bead and 
the largest clay disk.  





Top View  and assembling
Get your free Christmas Earring tutorial here:


Created by Designer/Sculptor

Penni Jo Couch
as a gift to our family and friends. 


You can find more free tutorials on this page. Free Tutorials. All are downloadable.


Side view, finished earring.


Side view of the earrings. 


Have fun!!




2 comments:

Trina (Trina's Clay Creations) said...

These are adorable! Thanks for sharing!!

Penni Jo AKA Claylady43 said...

You are most welcome Trina! Merry Christmas!
Penni Jo