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A great way to make simple earrings for a gift
I love making jewelry but sometimes want a simple craft to give a stunning result - i love the earrings and i hope you do too!

Posted by Kt Bing from Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See Kt Bing's 56 projects »
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  • How to make a dangle earring. Simple Silver Drop Earrings - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather all your tools. For this project i did use a few specialty jewelry making tools. You can use a normal household hammer, just put a soft cloth over the silver wire to prevent any damage.

  • How to make a dangle earring. Simple Silver Drop Earrings - Step 2
    Step 2

    I cut my 16cm piece of wire (so i could make 2 earrings!)

  • How to make a dangle earring. Simple Silver Drop Earrings - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then using the chasing hammer I tapped on ONE end of each piece of wire to flatten it.

    This stage is important as the flattened end will catch your bead/charm

  • How to make a dangle earring. Simple Silver Drop Earrings - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then very simply thread on you charm and gently bend the wire in the centre so that both end meet. Don't squish it too hard though! You want it to have a gentle curve in the part that will rest in the wearers earlobe.

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