March Birthstone, Aquamarine Snaptite Earstuds
This jewellery making project couldn't be easier! Our sterling silver snaptite earstud settings are so easy to set and perfect for beginners, making them so popular. We've used our sparkling aquamarine faceted stones as this stone is March's birthstone but you can choose any faceted stones you like!
STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS
Place the faceted aquamarine stones face down (flat side down) onto a firm surface such as a magazine placed on your work surface.
Place the mount over the stone and apply gentle pressure to 'click' the stone into place.
Check that the claws are firmly in place - it may be necessary to gently adjust the claws with a pusher to ensure a secure fit.
Attach the earring scrolls to the back of the studs. It's as simple as that!
RECOMMENDED TOOLS FOR THIS PROJECT
Stone holder - perfect for gripping small stones
Pusher - to ensure the claws are secure around the stone
CUSTOMISE YOUR KIT
Make the design your own by choosing your favourite faceted stones to use with the snaptite settings.
JEWELLERY MAKING BOOKS
'Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewellery Makers' by Melissa Hunt
'The Encyclopedia of Wire Jewellery Techniques' by Sara Withers
'Beading Design' by Kim Glover
Kernowcraft's jewellery making kits are aimed to inspire you - therefore the step by step instructions are available online only with a shopping list, where you can easily customise the design to suit you. We recommend printing or bookmarking this page ready to follow.
The suggested products used in this project are suggestions to inspire you. Products used were compatible at the time of making but do be aware that gemstones are natural and hand cut stocks can vary, so do use your own common sense as to the compatibility of each item when making.
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