Easy to Make Earring Hooks

earring hook (5)When it comes to making jewelries the little things – jump rings, hooks, closure etc, are really important. You might not be able to complete a jewlry if you fall short of any of these things.

Lets begin with one of the basic jewelry findings, earring hook! Check the list for supplies and instruction to make’em yourself.

Supplies:

  • Craft wire – 18 gauge
  • Craft pliers – cutting, looping and flat nose

Instructions:

earring hookHold the wire from an end without cutting it from the bundle and create a small loop at the end.

Use flat nose pliers to bend the wire to 90 degrees or less below the loop.

earring hook (2)Use large flat nose pliers to create a half loop or half circle bend. After making the half loop keep the wire 2.5 cm straight and then cut the wire from the bundle.

Press the open end of the wire inside towards the bottom part.

earring hook (3)Again use flat nose pliers to slightly bend the bottom half part of the open end. You can also Insert a small bead at the bottom straight part of the hook but it’s better to insert the bead before bending the wire.

Now you can make your own earring hooks and ofcourse earrings as well. Keep in touch to find out DIy earring projects!


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