Sunday Gathering Earrings
Unlock your creative possibilities! The keys to this beautiful jewelry project are Sizzix DecoEmboss Dies by Vintaj. When paired with the Special Edition BIGkick Machine, they emboss elegant, intricate shapes onto Vintaj metal blanks for an incredible array of applications.
Other Supplies: 10mm 15-Gauge Jump Ring (Vintaj Item# JR50R) (JR50), 18mm x 3mm Prairie Leaf (Vintaj Item# CDP0006), 22mm x 10mm Embossed Key Bric-A-Brac (Vintaj Item# AHW015R) (AHW015), 22mm x 12mm Arte Metal Blank Rectangle (Vintaj Item# AHW0002R) (AHW0002), 52mm x 17mm Feathered Left Wing (Vintaj Item# P0047R) (P0047), 7.25mm Jump Ring (Vintaj Item# JR40R) (JR40), Vintaj Patina - Jade (Vintaj Item# VPK34827), Vintaj Glaze (Vintaj Item# VPK34834), Old Keys
Emboss two Feathered Left Wing Vintaj Natural Brass Altered Metal blanks using the Lily Damask DecoEmboss die. Buff with the Metal Reliefing block to highlight the raised surface. Set aside. Emboss two Rectangle Vintaj Arte Metal blanks using the Steampunk Parts DecoEmboss die. Buff with the Metal Reliefing block to highlight the raised surface. Set aside. Use a paint brush to apply Vintaj Jade Patina to the Prairie Leaves and Embossed Key Bric-A-Brac Charms. While Patina is still slightly wet, buff with the dark gray side of the Metal Reliefing block to highlight the raised designs. Set aside. Combine the large key, the embossed Feathered Left Wing and a French Ear Wire on a jump ring to form an earring. Dangle the Prairie Leaf from the loop on the left side of the large Key using a jump ring. Layer and dangle the Embossed Key Bric-A-Brac and the Steampunk-embossed Rectangle from the loop on the right side of the large Key using a jump ring. If desired, Vintaj Glaze can be used as a sealer for natural metals to prevent oxidation. It is fast-drying, durable and permanent with a satin finish.