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How to make copper and crystal earrings

Make Copper and Crystal Earrings

15
STEPS
TOOLS
Gather supplies

Gather supplies

Place crystal beads onto the headpins

Place crystal beads onto the headpins

Add copper beads on top of the crystal beads on the headpin

Add copper beads on top of the crystal beads on the headpin

Use the side cutter pliers to cut the headpin to size (about 1/2" up from beads)

Use the side cutter pliers to cut the headpin to size (about 1/2" up from beads)

Cut both headpins to the same length

Cut both headpins to the same length

Use the round nosed pliers and roll the headpin wire down towards the beads until the cut end meets the beads

Use the round nosed pliers and roll the headpin wire down towards the beads until the cut end meets the beads

At the top of the beads, bend the headpin to straighten out the rolled loop

At the top of the beads, bend the headpin to straighten out the rolled loop

Add the ear wire inside the opening of the loop

Add the ear wire inside the opening of the loop

Squeeze the loop closed to secure the ear wire inside the loop

Squeeze the loop closed to secure the ear wire inside the loop

Repeat the process on second earring

Repeat the process on second earring

Enjoy!

  • 2.0 Crystal beads
  • 2.0 Copper beads
  • 2.0 Copper headpins
  • 2.0 Copper ear wires
  • 1.0 Side cutter pliers
  • 1.0 Round-nosed pliers