Elegant Sterling Silver Rectangle Wire,Hollow Rubber Tube, and Turquoise Earrings(jewelry tutorial)
Sterling Silver Crescent and Bead Earrings
3" 4 x one mm sterling silver rectangle wire
20-one 'Λ* head pins
Two turquoise disc beads
1 Vi* 1.7 mm black hollow rubber tube
Two sterling silver ear wires
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Jeweler's noticed or tin snips Security Eyeglasses Challenging, flat floor Awl
Hammer /is" drill little bit
Handheld rotary tool, flex shaft, or drill press File
Good grit sanding pad
Two pairs of chain nose pliers
Wire cutters or tin snips Round nose pliers
1.Make use of the ruler to measure and mark two one Vi’ items of four x one mm rectangle sterling silver wire.
2Using a jeweler's noticed or tin snips, Slice the four x one mm rectangle sterling silver wire into two one Vi’ lengths.
three.File Each individual close of the 1Vi" rectangle wire pieces to remove any burs or rough edges.
If desired, You should use the file to round the ends from the rectangle wire pieces. Use a good grit sanding pad to go above the realm in which you have filed to easy the edges and remove any file marks.
4.Use the ruler to measure and mark /*." from one particular conclusion with the one Vi’ items of rectangle wire and area a mark in the middle on the wire. This is when you may drill the holes to slip the head pins by.
five.Set on your basic safety glasses!!! Put the 1 Vi" rectangle wire parts on to a tough, flat area. Position The purpose with the awl about the mark that you just manufactured Vm,' from one particular conclude in the rectangle wire items, and firmly strike as soon as on the very best from the awl with a hammer. This will make a pilot gap for drilling holes into your rectangle wire.
Sterling Silver Crescent and Bead Earrings
six.Utilizing a /is" drill bit. drill holes into a single finish from the rectangle wire pieces with a handheld rotary Software, flex shaft, or drill push (even though even now donning your security glasses!).
seven.Utilize the file or high-quality grit sanding pad to remove any burs or rough edges left from drilling holes into the rectangle wire parts.
eight.Curve equally 1W items of rectangle wire into a “C" shape employing a ring mandrel and rawhide mallet. If you don't have a ring mandrel and rawhide mallet, use two pair of chain nose pliers. Holding a person set of pliers in Every single hand, grasp Each and every finish of the one Vi* rectangle wire piece Along with the pliers and Carefully bend the rectangle wire into a “C* shape. Look at both equally on the C-shaped rectangle wire pieces and regulate the curves so that they're equivalent in si2e. Set these apart.
nine.Make use of the ruler to measure and mark Mens Ring the rubber tube into 4 equivalent items measuring Vm’ each. Use scissors to chop the rubber tube.
ten.Spot Men's Rings the turquoise disc bead onto the head pin and incorporate a single V·' piece of the rubber tube, put The top pin throughout the hole during the mens ring C-formed rectangle wire, after which include one other V«" bit of rubber tube.
13. Hold The Mens Ring pinnacle pin Together with the bead, rubber tube, as well as the rectangle wire on mens ring it in one hand Along with the wire that you just bent pointing toward you. Utilizing the spherical nose pliers, grip the end of The pinnacle pin wire that is certainly pointing toward you and roll it away from you (imagine turning the ignition crucial to start your automobile). Release the pliers from the head pin wire.
At this stage, the opening inside the loop at the top of The pinnacle pin wire must nonetheless be significant ample to slip the ear wire on. When you incorporate the ear wire, use the spherical nose pliers to grasp the loop of The top pin wire and roll it shut. You need to use the round nose or chain nose pliers to regulate the shape of the loop at the highest of the head pin if you might want to.
eleven. Use the ruler to evaluate and mark /(.’ over the best bit of the hollow rubber tube. With the wire cutters or tin snips, Slice The top pin wire Yu.’ higher than the highest from the hollow rubber tube.
twelve. Make use of the chain nose pliers to bend the head pin wire close to the top with the rubber tube at a ninety-degree angle.
fourteen. Repeat these measures for the second earring.