Fish hook ear wires
4” and 10” wires
4 ½” wires
I love hoop earrings! They never go out of style and you can make them in different sizes and shapes as well as hang them into a long chandelier that is stunning. Learning to make hoop earrings is so simple and is absolutely necessary to any wire jewelry artist as far as I am concerned. It open up a huge world of possibilities in your work. These chandeliers are easy to make and so much fun to wear, so let's get started!
Use Hoop Frames
Create a pair of forward facing fishhook earwires using the directions in this link.
It's that time of year again when we send out notes of love to one another and remember how important those we care about are to us. So what says I love you more than something you made just for them? Pretty much nothing as far as I am concerned. These earrings are easy to make and your friends and family will love them! You can whip out a pair for every lady in your life, and yes it is quite all right to make some for yourself while your at it.
Use my directions for the ear wires in this link.(4" of 20 gauge will be used)
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These fun earrings can be made for fall in copper or gold and with browns ,reds and dark greens or for Summer/Spring in silver with lighter greens and blues. Let your imagination go wild and make a set for every season! This is a beginner project with some difficulty.
To create the ear wires for this project, go to my tutorial Simple Fish hook Ear wires
Making the cages….
Note about sizes to use: 10mm beads use 1/2" dowel or size one on ring mandrel. 12mm or 1/2" marbels use 5/8" dowel or ring size 3-4
Now create the Fish hook ear wires to hang them and you will be ready to dazzle your friends with these fun earrings!
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9. Close jump ring.
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Always wanted to learn how to make some fun and fashionable earrings? Well lets get to it! These earrings not only have swing and a little rock and roll personality, they are fairly easy to make yourself and you can change them to suit your limitless imagination and bead supply, which ever comes first.
Supplies and Tools
4. Cut chain into 14 pieces 1"(there may be a very tiny chain left but we are losing one ring each time we cut, so do not cut them longer).
5. Slide one chain then one ball onto the hoop alternating till you have 7 chains and six balls on each hoop. Do not worry if the wire gets a little warped, you can reshape it on the shot glass if needed.
6. Now make a loop on the other end that goes around under the other loop and close it.
7. Add your DIY ear wire and you have a pair of real rock and roll earrings
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