Free Projects

An Alternative Bead To Emeralds For May Birthdays

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Try Chrysoprase! I love the color green and I especially love the deep greens that you can find in chrysoprase.

Mohs' Hardness Scale: 6.5-7

I made these earrings quite awhile ago, but I don't get to wear them enough. Too much jewelry, not enough days in the year to wear it all. I was very happy to come across them this morning in my mad dash to adorn, and I thought I'd share them.


Soft Flex craft wire in 20g and 24g non-tarnish silver
3 and 6mm gemstone rondelles
Round nose pliers 
Chain nose pliers 
Wire whacker

Here is a free project using similar sized beads that my cousin, Virginia created for our Free Project Ideas.

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