|Before: lock washers & steel wire|
|After: Earrings by GeltDesigns.com|
4 lock washers
19-gauge steel wire
|Gather your tools|
Chain nose pliers
Needle files (optional)
Round nose pliers or
Wire looping pliers
Wrap & tap pliers or mandrel or ear wire jig or WigJig
Flex shaft and 16 gauge cup bur or wire rounder
Clean the lock washers. use your nylon jaw pliers to straighten the steel wire, if needed.
|Connect the lock washers|
Make two "S" links-- one link for each earring. Connect two lock washers with an "S" link.
|Remove from mandrel|
|Bend wire to complete finding|
Repeat to create second ear wire.
Hit the ear wires with the plastic mallet to harden them.
Attach the ear wires to the dangles.
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Day 76. Month 4. Jewelry from Found Objects. $ spent to date: 0
Found materials: lock washers, steel wire
New Jewelry a Day.
TGIF! Enjoy your weekend!