Lotus Earrings Tutorial
The lotus flower is regarded in many different cultures, especially in eastern religions, as a symbol of purity, enlightenment, self-regeneration and rebirth. Even when its roots are in murky water it creates a beautiful flower. Learn to form these flower-shaped earring hooks to wear on their own or with a bead accent.
This tutorial includes detailed, step-by-step instructions with high-quality color photographs and a materials list. The PDF can be downloaded after payment is completed.
Knowledge of wrapped loops is helpful, so if you need practice check out my free Wrapped Loop Link Bracelet tutorial.
Supplies needed: 20 gauge wire, beads and headpins (optional), round-nose pliers, chain-nose pliers, flat-nose pliers or second set of chain-nose pliers, wire cutters, ruler, Sharpie, small metal file or emery board, polishing cloth or rubbing alcohol, pens and markers to use as mandrels.