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EMBELLISHED CHAOS EARRINGS The Embellished Chaos Earring design adds color and visual weight to the Chaos Earrings by incorporating several 2mm beads onto the 22-gauge wire at about halfway through wrapping the 8-inches of wire.

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Tools and Materials: To make these earrings, the hand tools you will need are a wooden hand vise, two chain-nose pliers, side cutters, measuring tape, and a 7mm wooden mandrel. The materials you will need are two 22-gauge silver wires cut into 8-inch lengths; two 2-inch long, 19-gauge silver headpins; and ten 2mm beads (eight black onyx and two carnelian).

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Begin the embellished Chaos earring the same as the Simple Chaos

2

Continue wrapping the 22-gauge wire, placing the 2mm beads into

3

With the remaining 22-gauge wire, fill in the gaps between the 2mm

Earring design (see pages 46–47, steps

spaces within the previous wire wrap-

beads. Finish the end of the 22-gauge

1–5) wrapping the 22-gauge wire around

ping. Try to place the beads all around

wire tightly against the 19-gauge head-

the 19-gauge headpin. Pause halfway

the wire wrapping.

pin. Repeat steps 1–3 for the second

through the wire wrapping (at step 5 on

earring.

page 47) and add five 2mm beads (one TJ250-2-2009 IMUS 7/WFA0150 Chain And Bead Jewelry Creative Connections W:8.5"XH:10.5" 175L 128 M/A Magenta(V)

red and four black, or vice versa) onto the 22-gauge wire.

As with any wire-wrapping project, if you don’t like your results,

Notice that the 22-gauge wire wrapping will be bent and stiff

you can always unravel the wire wrapping to recycle the beads

due to the wire’s memory of every bend; save this ball of wire

and headpin.

and recycle.

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