The Joy of Metal Clay – Easy Leaf Earing Idea

Last week when I was working with my copper clay making milkweed leaves a simple earring was born. I want to share this design with you. First get a pair of copper head pins and hammer the pin flat (alternatively, use copper wire and curl the end and flatten it, the end of the wires will be hidden between two layers of clay so they don’t need to be pretty).Roll out your clay, you want to create two 1 mm or 1.25 mm layers. Place the flattened headpin on one layer (see below). Position the pin where you want your …