Handmade Paper Earrings
Lisa Ferreira demonstrates how to make paper earrings with handmade red milkweed paper.
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Materials and Tools:
handmade red milkweed paper
18-gauge copper wire
2 sterling silver jump rings
2 sterling silver ear wires
needle nose pliers
4. Trace around the earring form onto scraps of red milkweed handmade paper. Cut out the paper leaving an extra 1/4-inch to extend around the wire to the back.
7. Attach each earring to an earring wire by bending open the jump ring at the top of the earring with needle nose pliers, inserting the wire and closing the jump ring.
Artist Molly McNamara of New Orleans simulates fiber through wire design.