Earring Hoops Wire Jewelry Making Tutorial

Earring Hoops Wire Jewelry Making Tutorial
Created by XQ Designs
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www.DIYLessons.org
Please do not distribute, lend or copy. Do not mass produce.
Copyrights 2012 XQ Designs
Descriptions:
This is a simple tutorial how to make a pair of earring hoops. If you know how to make your own earring hoops, you’ll be
able to make your preferred size and make variations to it. This is a basic wire jewelry lesson fit for beginners and also
gives idea to intermediate and advance jewelry artisans.
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Materials required
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20 ga or 18 ga copper wire
Tools Needed
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Round nose pliers
Flat nose pliers
Wire cutter
Step 1:
Depending how big you would want your earring hoops
to be, cut 20 ga or 18 ga wire adding at least 0.5 inch for
the loop.
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Step 2:
Measuring 0.5 inch from the tip of the wire, with your
round nose pliers, grip the tip and make a turn to create
a loop.
Step 3:
Use a round object, a spool or mandrel and shape the
wire like shown in this picture.
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Step 4:
When you’re done shaping, parallel to the loop, cut
excess wire with your wire cutter.
Step 5:
Using the tip of your flat nose pliers, bend the tip of the
wire.
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Step 6:
You can slide in a bead and insert the tip of the wire
back to the loop.
You have completed your Earring Hoops. Hope you like
it!
If you have any query or feedback for the tutorial,
please contact me at [email protected]
Please do not distribute, lend or copy.
Do not mass produce.
Copyrights 2012 XQDesigns
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