How to Make Feather Earrings

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The tribal style has been very popular in the last few years and it has manifested itself on all possible fashion elements. The most interesting and long lasting tribal trend is represented by the feather earrings which have conquered women all over the world. In this article we will teach you how to make feather earrings.

  • Real feather earrings

In order to learn how to make feather earrings you need to gather your supplies. The feathers must be top quality in order to look good. The preferred type of feathers are peacock, swan and duck down. Cut the extra quill until you reach the desired feather size. Use a needle in order to pierce the quill and insert a jump ring into the piercing. Use another jump ring in order to attach the initial ring to a french hook. This is the basic way to make feather earrings. In order for your models to be special, you can combine the feathers with beads and thin metal chains. You can use different types of feathers or you can work with just one feather. The great thing about this type of earrings is that even though they are quite simple, they look sophisticated and playful. Furthermore, depending on the style, they can work with various outfits. For example, a pair of earrings made of shiny black feathers and gold chains would look great event with an evening gown.

  • Leather feathers

If you want to learn how to make feather earrings, you should know that fake feather earrings are a lot more durable. The best looking fake feather earrings are made of leather and they are a simple diy project. You take leather pieces and you trim them in feather shapes. Then you section the edges with scissors in order to create the feathery aspect, you use a needle to make a hole on the top of the fake feather, you attach a French hook and you are done. If you want the earrings to look even more tribal, you can use leather paint in order to make colorful designs like the ones in the picture presented above. The designs must be made before trimming the edges of the feather. Use scotch tape in order to mark your design and allow enough time for the paint to dry.

As you can see, making feather earrings is very simple. However, you should know that top quality feathers can be quite expensive. Depending on the type of earrings which you want to make, this project can be either very cheap or very expensive.

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