As promised, here’s another use I found for the turquoise spikes/spears I used for this necklace. I’m not sure what else to do with them, but I have a feeling this won’t be the last you’ll be seeing of these stones.
DIY turquoise spike bead earrings tutorial

Materials:
Turquoise stone spikes/spears, top-drilled (mine are actually faux turquoise, made of dyed howlite.
Chain (about 4 inches)
Earring hooks
Jump rings
Wire
Wirecutters
Needle-nose pliers
DIY turquoise spike bead earrings tutorial

Methods:
DIY turquoise spike bead earrings tutorial
1. Pick out 4 stones that approximately match in size and color, and 2 larger ones of the same size. Line them up to create 2 matching sets of 3 stones each. Make sure that the tops of the stones still line up when they’re strung, since the hole placement might vary between your stones.
DIY turquoise spike bead earrings tutorial
2. Cut a piece of wire of about 2 inches, and use the needle-nose pliers to create a small wire-wrapped loop.
DIY turquoise spike bead earrings tutorial
3. Thread the wire through the beads.
DIY turquoise spike bead earrings tutorial
4. Create a loop on the other end of the wire and trim off any excess wire.
DIY turquoise spike bead earrings tutorial
5. Cut about 2 inches of chain and attach it in the center to the earring hook. Use jump rings to attach the ends of the chain to the wire loops on either side of the stones.
DIY turquoise spike bead earrings tutorial
6. Repeat the above steps for both earrings.

DIY turquoise spike bead earrings tutorial
DIY turquoise spike bead earrings tutorial

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