|Before: Scrap Wire & Shoe Charms|
18-gauge red Artistic wire
Two shoe charms
Two fishhook ear wire findings
|Repurposed Shoe Charm Earring by GeltDesigns|
Round nose pliers or 3-Step wire looping pliers
Chain nose or bent nose pliers
Wire rounder or needle file
Wire side cutters or flush cutters
Acquire all materials. We used two colorful foot charms, two brass fishhook findings and some colored wire.
Make two" S" links out of the colored wire.
Attach each "S" link to one of the two foot charms so that one foot charm is attached to one S link and the same goes for the other "S" link and charm.
Attached the ear wire findings.
Repeat to create second earring.
Make Your Own Wire Wrapping Tool Kit
How to Measure Wire
How to Use a Wire Gauge
Make Your Own "S" Clasp
Make Your Own Beaded "S" Clasp
Make Your Own "S" Chain
GeltDesigns Tutorials by Topics
"Fabulous Jewelry from Found Objects"; Marthe Le Van; 2007.
" Beaded Jewelry with Found Objects; Carole Rodgers; 2004.
"Junk to Jewelry"; Brenda Schweder; 2007.
" Jewelry and Accessories from Everyday Objects";Tair Parnes; 2007.
New & Noteworthy
"Jewelry from Found Objects"; Heather Skowood; 2011.