Fish hook ear wires
4” and 10” wires
4 ½” wires
I love the classic look of hoop earrings! Making hoops is a basic technique that every wire jewelry makers just has to know. It is easy and opens up a world of possibilities in for incorporating them into your designs. These super fun hoop earwires are simple and you can make them in no time at all! Best part is they can be made in any size you like for many different looks. Lets get started!
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Simple Fish hook earwires
Fish hook earwires with forward facing loops
You can make these hoops in any size you want to and the round can become teardrop as well as the teardrop become round, just change up the dowels and alter the wire length for whatever you want to create.
For earrings make an earwire of your choice out of 20g round wire.I have many choices in my Projects section to choose.
This technique can be used for any shape bead, even long styles, just recalculate the length of wire needed and how big a spiral you need. For a long and yet thinner beads you can spiral the wire around a dowel after making the first loop (it will look like a spring).
Fish Hook Earwires-
Long Drop Earwires
All the earwires can be made larger just up the size of each wire and scale the design as needed.
*For bead drops to hang from your new earwires go to Three Easy Bead Drop Styles in the projects section.
Basic Bead Style
Closed Loop Drop With Bottom Loop
Closed Loop Drop with No bottom Loop
These easy methods can be used for larger beads, just scale the wire length up to fit. For some earwires just go to Three Easy Earwires Styles in the projects section.
Now follow the fish hook ear wires link and assemble them onto the shamrocks to complete your earring so you can enjoy them. If you want to add some green go to this project and create the bead link to place in between the shamrock and the ear wires. Have fun and may these fun earrings bring you happiness.
It's that time of year again when we send out notes of love to one another and remember how important those we care about are to us. So what says I love you more than something you made just for them? Pretty much nothing as far as I am concerned. These earrings are easy to make and your friends and family will love them! You can whip out a pair for every lady in your life, and yes it is quite all right to make some for yourself while your at it.
Use my directions for the ear wires in this link.(4" of 20 gauge will be used)
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These fun earrings can be made for fall in copper or gold and with browns ,reds and dark greens or for Summer/Spring in silver with lighter greens and blues. Let your imagination go wild and make a set for every season! This is a beginner project with some difficulty.
To create the ear wires for this project, go to my tutorial Simple Fish hook Ear wires
Making the cages….
Note about sizes to use: 10mm beads use 1/2" dowel or size one on ring mandrel. 12mm or 1/2" marbels use 5/8" dowel or ring size 3-4
Now create the Fish hook ear wires to hang them and you will be ready to dazzle your friends with these fun earrings!
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I am a self taught jewelry designer and artist. I studied fashion design and come from a very creative family.
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