2 pieces of 26cm long 21 ga (0.7mm) round
-1 pair of ear wires.
– 2 pieces of approximately 6
cm long 21 ga
(0.7mm) round soft copper wire.
– 2 pieces of 6mm
faceted gemstones or round
Round nose pliers
Flat nose pliersStep 1:
Prepare a 26cm length of copper wire. Put a mark
at the centre of the wire ie 13cm from the end.
Use a round nose pliers, place the wires at the tip
of the pliers and curl the wire as shown in picture.
Twist the wire and form a loop. The loop will be
used a s the base to form a spiral.
Begin to bend by turning the wrist of
your right hand downward to form the coil. This is
coordinated with your left hand that pulls the wire
You may hold the spiral at different angle to help
shape the spiral.
Continue twisting the spiral until you rea ch the
centre of the wire you place the mark at step 1.
Hint: Do not pull the spiral too close to each
Repeat the same at the other end of the wire.
Make sure the second spiral is of the opposite
direction of the first spiral. The 2 coils meet at
the centre that look like a S shape.
Push the two halves together. You will need to
space the wires evenly with the flat nose pliers.
Now we are ready to form the loops at the top
and bottom of the cage. Thread a 6cm wires thru
the centre of the spiral at the top, through the
bead’s hold and come out from the other end of
To make a small loop, leave about 1cm of wires.
Turn to the other side of the spiral and leave
about 8mm of wire. Form a loop using your round
Repeat step 1 to 18 for the second earrings.
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