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February amethyst earrings

Flower filigrees and dazzling crystal pendants in the shade of the February birthstone will glam up your winter and get you ready for spring!
February amethyst earrings_full earring
Tip: Allow the glue to dry overnight before wearing your earrings.


Filigree components are often used as connectors or links, but I wanted to come up with something a little out of the ordinary. I glued an earring stud on the back of each flower filigree to make post earring findings. Then for serious glitz, I dangled a sparkling crystal pendant from each. 


  • 2 22 mm filigree flowers in amethyst/violet
  • 2 24 mm crystal pendants in crystal vitrail light
  • 4 in. (10 cm) 24-gauge half-hard wire
  • 2 10–14 mm flat-pad earring studs with ear nuts
  • chainnose and roundnose pliers
  • diagonal wire cutters
  • glue, such as E6000 adhesive
  • toothpick

Earring studs from Fire Mountain Gems & Beads, Filigree and crystal pendants from BlueMud, Check your local bead store for supplies.






February amethyst earrings_step 1
1. Use a toothpick to apply glue to the back of a filigree flower and attach an earring stud.
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2. Cut a 2-in. (5 cm) piece of wire. Use the largest part of your roundnose pliers to make the first half of a wrapped loop.
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3. String a pendant and complete the wraps. Make the first half of a wrapped loop above the wraps.
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4. Attach a petal of the filigree flower and complete the wraps. Make a second earring.
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