Designed by Carolyne Brennan of Hot Dot Designs© Exclusively For Boomeon
Handmade round carved gold lustre ceramic beads (CBL6)
STEP 1: Straighten the head pins with nylon jaw pliers (step 1)
STEP 2: Thread the material onto the head pin
3mm metal spacer, bead cap, main bead, bead cap, 3mm metal spacer,
STEP 3: Now thread on your 8mm plastic bead, pushing it firmly down onto your other materials making sure there is no gap, and cut the head pin
***(this bead will be used to assist you with measuring the exact distance to cut your head pin for consistent loop size
STEP 4: Take your round nose pliers and make a loop bring the pliers towards you
***make sure all of the materials are tight on the head pin and do not move around.
STEP 5: Take your chain nose pliers and open the loop away from you
STEP 6: Slide your ear wire onto opened loop.
Take you chain nose pliers and close the loop towards you, making sure the loop is closed.
Make sure all your work is as neatly finished as you can make it, and...
VOILA! You now have this great pair of earrings to wear!
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Carolyne has been a successful practicing artist for the past 25 years and teaches from her private studios and workshops in Sydney, Australia classes in jewelry making and design along with one day specialized workshops in clay/glass/wire and jewelry techniques. You can check out more of her work, get your supplies, sign up for classes, and see a bunch of cool stuff at Hot Dot Designs.