This jewelry tutorial through a comprehensive guide and easy to follow step shows you:
- - Measuring wire pieces
- - J-ring and soldering
- - Finishing touches
- This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
- - Metal : silver or gold or other
- - Pearls or round beads
These are beautiful accent earrings to wear. The simplicity of the design requires in practice skills to accurately cut, file and solder the wires to match all the angles precisely. You could use pearls or beads in the basket.
This lesson is suited for beginners with some general knowledge of metalsmith techniques and the basic bench tool set-up.
This free tutorial shows you how to make your own earring wire hooks to complete the basket drop pearl earrings project.
Lana writes: "Hi Hans. Thanks for the Ebook on these earrings. I love them. I said I would make them and yes, they were a lot more to them that I thought.
This is my first attempt and not so perfect but I will make them again. Attached is photo.
Thanks so much again. "
Lana, those earrings look great with the bead choice. You have a great attitude towards learning. Keep up the good work.