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Ancient Modern Earrings

by Michele Rose

Wear a piece of history. Almost two thousand year old fragments of colorful glass from the Roman period are the centerpiece of this earring kit. To highlight the beauty of these magnificent beads we added a few antique silver finish spacer beads and a simple earwire. This Roman glass earring kit combines the mystery of ancient times with the beauty of adornment. Each set of beads are unique in shape and color so expect the glass shapes and sizes to vary slightly from the pair pictured.

2 rectangular Roman glass beads
2 Roman glass bicones
4 antique silver finish 3mm daisy spacers
2 antique silver finish 5mm daisy spacers
2 sterling silver seamless 2mm round beads
2 sterling silver 2 inch medium headpins
2 sterling silver shepherd hook earwires

No longer available for purchase.

Instructions

step 1
Slide one 2mm sterling silver round bead, one 3mm daisy spacer, one 5mm daisy spacer, one Roman Glass rectangle, one 3mm daisy spacer and one Roman Glass bicone on to a headpin. With a simple wire twist close the loop. Repeat for the second earring.
step 1
step 2
Open the shepherd hook loop to the side, slip the earring on and close the loop. Repeat for the second earring.
step 2

Materials List

Metal Beads 2mm smooth seamless round sterling silver500-4620 Metal Beads 2mm smooth seamless round sterling silver
sterling silver 2 inch headpin, medium, 22g headpin silver500-5385 sterling silver 2 inch headpin, medium, 22g headpin silver
Metal Beads 3mm daisy spacer antique silver lead free pewter93-0418-12 Metal Beads 3mm daisy spacer antique silver lead free pewter
Metal Beads 5mm daisy spacer antique silver lead free pewter93-0421-12 Metal Beads 5mm daisy spacer antique silver lead free pewter

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