How To Make A Basic Earring Loop

By knowing the basic steps in making earring loop, you can mix and match to do up a lot of designs. See sample designs.

Here is the step by step guide for you. If you like this article, leave a comment below 🙂

Step 1:
Place your beads on a head pin.

Step 2:
Bend the wire at a right angle at the top of the last bead. Try and make the bend sit right on top of the bead. You shouldn’t be able to move the bead up and down on the wire after the bend is made.

Step 3:
Cut away the excess wire leaving about 3/8″.
Step 4:
Holding the tool in your dominant hand close the round nose plier on the wire at about 1/4″ away from the tip of the plier. This measurement is going to match the diameter of the loop that you are going to make
Step 5:
Using the round nose plier, loop the wire up and over the top of the bead.

Aim for the bead hole when making your loop. For best results maintain constant contact between the plier and the wire. Keep your elbow tucked at your side and use your wrist to make the looping motion.

 

Step 6:

 

Using your dominant hand, lift the loop that you just made towards you with the needle nose plier. Do not pull the loop to the side as this will collapse the loop and make it lose its round shape.

 

Step 7:

 

Put on the ear wire and close loop firmly with the needle nose

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