This jewellery making project couldn't be easier! Our sterling silver snaptite earstud settings are so easy to seta and perfect for beginners, making them so popular.
Place the faceted ruby stone face down (flat side down) onto a firm surface such as a magazine placed on your work surface.
Place the mount over the stone and apply gentle pressure to 'click' the stone into place.
(Star shaped snaptite settings are slightly trickier to set, so you may find a stone holder helps. The claws should sit on the points of the star).
Check that the claws are firmly in place - it may be necessary to gently adjust the claws to ensure a secure fit.
Stone holder - perfect for gripping small stones
Make the design your own by choosing your favourite faceted stones to use with the snaptite settings.
'Stonesetting for Contemporary Jewellery Makers' by Melissa Hunt
'The Encyclopedia of Wire Jewellery Techniques' by Sara Withers
'Beading Design' by Kim Glover
The suggested products used in this project are suggestions to inspire you. Products used were compatible at the time of making but do be aware that gemstones are natural and hand cut stocks can vary, so do use your own common sense as to the compatibility of each item when making.
You can buy all the products in this collection at once by clicking the button below or add individual products by clicking the button beside each one.
Total price: £24.80
Additional information: Matching for earrings please
Total price: £3.95
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