Sterling Silver Crescent and Bead Earrings
3" 4 x one mm sterling silver rectangle wire
20-a person '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 saw or tin snips Safety glasses Difficult, flat surface area Awl
Hammer /is" drill bit
Handheld rotary Device, flex shaft, or drill push File
Wonderful grit sanding pad
Two pairs of chain nose pliers
Wire cutters or tin snips Spherical nose pliers
one.Utilize the ruler to evaluate and mark two one Vi’ parts of four x one mm rectangle sterling silver wire.
2Using a jeweler's observed or tin snips, Slash the four x one mm rectangle sterling silver wire into two one Vi’ lengths.
three.File each end from the 1Vi" rectangle wire pieces to remove any burs or rough edges.
If preferred, You can utilize the file to round the ends in the rectangle wire items. Make use of a fantastic grit sanding pad to go in excess of the world where you have filed to easy the perimeters and remove any file marks.
4.Use the ruler to measure and mark /*." from 1 finish from the 1 Vi’ pieces of rectangle wire and location a mark in the center of the wire. This is where you will drill the holes to slide The pinnacle pins as a result of.
five.Set on the protection Eyeglasses!!! Area the one Vi" rectangle wire items onto a hard, flat surface area. Location the point of the awl on the mark that you made Vm,' from a person close of your rectangle wire parts, and firmly strike the moment on the highest on the awl by using a hammer. This can make a pilot hole for drilling holes in to the rectangle wire.
Sterling Silver Crescent and Bead Earrings
six.Employing a /is" drill little bit. drill holes into one particular conclude in the rectangle wire pieces having a handheld rotary tool, flex shaft, or drill push (when however putting on your security glasses!).
7.Utilize the file or great grit sanding pad to do away with any burs or tough edges still left from drilling holes in to the rectangle wire items.
8.Curve each 1W pieces of rectangle wire right into a “C" form utilizing a ring mandrel and rawhide mallet. If you do not have a hoop mandrel and rawhide mallet, use two set of chain nose pliers. Keeping a single pair of pliers in each hand, grasp Each individual conclusion on the 1 Vi* rectangle wire piece Using the pliers and gently bend the rectangle wire right into a “C* form. Examine each of the 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.Put the turquoise disc bead on to the head pin and add a person V·' bit of the rubber tube, spot the head Mens Ring pin in the gap within the C-shaped rectangle wire, and afterwards incorporate another V«" bit 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 Men's Rings that is definitely pointing toward you and roll it away from you (visualize turning the ignition essential to begin your automobile). Launch the pliers from the head pin wire.
At this Mens Ring stage, the opening inside the loop at the top of The pinnacle pin wire Men's RingsMens Ring must still be substantial adequate to slide the ear wire on. Once you include the ear wire, utilize the round nose pliers to grasp the loop of The pinnacle pin wire and roll it shut. You should use the spherical nose or chain nose pliers to adjust The form on the loop at the top of The pinnacle pin if you should.
eleven. Make use of the ruler to measure and mark /(.’ earlier mentioned the very best bit of the hollow rubber tube. With all the wire cutters or tin snips, cut The top pin wire Yu.’ above the best in the hollow rubber tube.
twelve. Make use of the chain nose pliers to bend The pinnacle pin wire close to the top on the rubber tube at a ninety-degree angle.
fourteen. Repeat these actions for the 2nd earring.