Sterling Silver Crescent and Bead Earrings
three" four x one mm sterling silver rectangle wire
20-1 'Λ* head pins
Two turquoise disc beads
A single Vi* one.seven mm black hollow rubber tube
Two sterling silver ear wires
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-Sally J. Phillips Jewelry Designer
Jeweler's noticed or tin snips Security Eyeglasses Challenging, flat floor Awl
Hammer /is" drill little bit
Hand-held rotary Software, flex shaft, or drill push File
Fine 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 1 Vi’ items of 4 x 1 mm rectangle sterling silver wire.
2Using a jeweler's noticed or tin snips, Minimize the four x one mm rectangle sterling silver wire into two one Vi’ lengths.
three.File Just about every close of your 1Vi" rectangle wire parts to eliminate any burs or tough 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 where you have filed to easy the edges and remove any file marks.
4.Use the ruler to measure and mark /*." from one end from the 1 Vi’ pieces of rectangle wire and place a mark in the center of the wire. This is when you can drill the holes to slip The pinnacle pins as a result of.
five.Set on your own basic safety Eyeglasses!!! Area the 1 Vi" rectangle wire items onto a hard, flat surface. Place the point of the awl on the mark that you made Vm,' from one end of the rectangle wire parts, and firmly strike at the time on the best with the awl that has a hammer. This is likely to make a pilot hole for drilling holes in to the rectangle wire.
Sterling Silver Crescent and mens ring Bead Earrings
6.Employing a /is" drill little bit. drill holes into just one conclusion Mens Ring on the rectangle wire items using a handheld rotary Instrument, flex shaft, or drill press mens ring (while continue to carrying your basic safety Eyeglasses!).
7.Use the file or fine grit sanding pad Mens Ring to eliminate any burs or tough edges still left from drilling holes to the rectangle wire items.
8.Curve both 1W parts of rectangle wire right into a “C" form using a ring mandrel and rawhide mallet. If you do not have a hoop mandrel and rawhide mallet, use two set of chain nose pliers. Holding 1 pair of pliers in Each individual hand, grasp Just about every conclusion on the 1 Vi* rectangle wire piece with the pliers and Carefully bend the rectangle wire right into a “C* form. Evaluate both of your C-formed rectangle wire items and modify the curves so that they are identical in si2e. Established these aside.
9.Utilize the ruler to evaluate and mark the rubber tube into four equal parts measuring Vm’ Every single. Use scissors to cut the rubber tube.
10.Position the turquoise disc bead on to the head pin and add a person V·' bit of the rubber tube, spot the head pin in the gap inside the C-shaped rectangle wire, and afterwards incorporate another V«" piece of rubber tube.
thirteen. Maintain the head pin While using the bead, rubber tube, along with the rectangle wire on it in one hand with the wire you bent pointing toward you. Using the spherical nose pliers, grip the tip of the head pin wire that may be pointing towards you and roll it far from you (visualize turning the ignition critical to begin your car). Launch the pliers from the head pin wire.
At this stage, the opening while in the loop at the very best of The pinnacle pin wire really should nevertheless be large plenty of to slip the ear wire on. When you insert the ear wire, use the spherical nose pliers to grasp the loop of The top pin wire and roll it closed. You should utilize the round nose or chain nose pliers to adjust The form from the loop at the best of The top pin if you have Mens Ring to.
eleven. Make use of the ruler to evaluate and mark /(.’ previously mentioned the top bit of the hollow rubber tube. With all the wire cutters or tin snips, Slash The top pin wire Yu.’ above the best in 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 2nd earring.