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In this short jewellery making tutorial I’ll be showing you how to create your own ear wires. This is a really useful skill to have to elevate your own designs with handmade findings.

   


Project suitable for: beginners

Materials

0.8mm Round Wire – we recommend practising in silver plated wire before moving on to solid silver or gold

Tools

Set of jewellery plier – side cutters and round nosed

A sharpie or similar round object

A flat needle file

You can find a list of recommended jewellery materials and tools suppliers worldwide here https://www.jewellersacademy.com/jewellery-supplies


I hope you enjoy learning how to create your own ear wires. I’d love to see what you make so do tag @jewellersacademy on Instagram or share in the Jewellers Academy Facebook group

   

Your Next Make

Why not have a go at our Rainbow Bar Necklace? A great project to learn how to work with your pliers, creating neat loops to secure your colourful creations!

Rainbow bar necklace Project

 

 

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