Flower Bud Earrings Tutorial
This lesson shows how to form lightweight sheet metal (brass, copper, or silver) into unfurling flowers, and then display them on handmade earwires. No soldering is taught, but bonus material includes instructions on how to make your own ball-end headpins (for stamens) using a kitchen torch.
This tutorial includes detailed, step-by-step instructions with high-quality color photographs and a materials list. The PDF can be downloaded instantly after payment is completed.
Supplies needed: fine gauge copper sheet, sterling silver wire, metal shears, nylon/rawhide hammer, riveting/texturing hammer, chasing hammer, bench block, metal file, butane micro torch and fuel, steel wool, center punch, drill/Dremel and bit, Sharpie, chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers, wire cutters.