If you're a beginner in jewellery making, this is the perfect project to practice your metalwork and have some fun.
This simple 20-minute handmade jewellery project will allow you to experiment with wire, while also enjoy the many ways you can texturise metal.
We hope you enjoy this step by step tutorial and it gives you some inspiration or your next project. Don't forget to tag us in your designs on social media and use the hashtag #Kernowcraft so we can see and share your designs!
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Next, use a jewellers hammer to gently tap over the area you have textured to work harden the piece, so it doesn't lose its shape. Repeat steps 1, 2 and 3 to form a matching earring.
It's now time to bend the wire around a pen to form an earring shape - a sharpie pen is an ideal size for this! Holding both the wires together and the ends flush with each other, bend them at the point where you finished texturizing the wire. Where you bend the wire will affect t
Once the wire has been bent into the ear wire shape, take a pair of nylon jawed pliers and bend the very end of the short length to a slight angle.
Using a cup burr in either a hand tool or a hand drill, burr the ends of
If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with our friendly team who will be more than happy to give you advice over email or on the phone.
You can learn more and find inspiration by visiting our Jewellery Making Tutorials, Jewellery Making Kits and YouTube Channel. Don't forget to follow us on social media and tag us in your designs on Instagram & Facebook, we would love to see!