Make Button Earrings & a Matching Bracelet
Make this fruit cocktail button earrings and a matching button charm bracelet in 7 simple steps...
You will need:
2 pairs of Chain nose pliers and a wire cutter
A selection of small buttons
A pair of ear wires
Silver or gold plated loose Chain
Silver or gold plated clasp and closed jump ring
Silver or gold plated 6mm or 7mm open jump rings, depending on the size of your buttons.
Cut a loose chain into two lengths of 3cm or longer if you prefer.
If you don't have ready made chains, you can also attach jump rings together to create your own chain.
Open a jump ring using the 2 pairs of chain nose pliers to twist it open. Please remember not to pull the jump ring open as it will distort the ring shape. Attach the jump ring to a button, then to the chain and close the jump ring with your pliers.
Repeat Step 2 until you fill up the chain.
Attach an earring wire to the chain.
Repeat step 2 to 4 to make a matching pair of earrings.
To make a matching bracelet, cut the chain to a length that just fits your wrist.
Attach the bottons to the chain untill you fill up the chain then attach the closed jump ring and clasp to the chain with the open jump rings to complete the bracelet.