Ear Wire Basics

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Description
Beginner | 17 min
Taught by Shana Astrachan
Buying premade ear wires is easy enough, but making your own gives you the ability to get creative with basic shapes and add custom designs to your earrings. Shana shows you techniques as well as the simple tools you will need to create three different styles. She’ll also show you how to harden the wire, and finish the end for a comfortable fit in your ear so you will have all the skills to make beautiful and strong ear wires for your earring designs.
Chapters
Introduction
00:30
Materials
00:41
Getting Started
01:10
02:37
Ear Wires
03:53
02:04
03:09
03:23
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Materials: Variety of wire
  • flat nose pliers
  • round nose pliers
  • wire cutters
  • steel block
  • mini mandrel
  • files
  • nylon or rawhide mallet
  • Dremel
  • gauge finder
  • bench pin
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript
WHEN YOU UPGRADE TO PREMIUM

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