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Spiral earrings

Crystal and Spiral earrings – Tutorial

Acrylic pillow case beads and some neatly made wire spirals can give you a pretty pair of beaded spiral earrings. Here we see how to make the spirals out of wire and the steps for connecting them to make the earrings.

Spiral earrings

Materials Needed:

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Tools needed: 

  1. Round Nose Pliers
  2. Flat Nose Pliers
  3. Wire Cutter

How to make spiral earrings:

Step 1:

Slide the pillow case bead and a metal spacer bead on an eye pin. Choose an eye pin of suitable length so you would have enough wire left to make a loop after sliding the beads.

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Step 2:

Using round nose pliers bend the wire forming a loop.

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Step 3:

Now for the spiral, start by taking a piece of the silver wire – cut the wire of suitable length using wire cutters. Make a loop using round nose pliers.

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Step 4:

Hold the loop as shown using flat nose pliers with one hand and with your free hand start winding/rotating the wire around the loop.

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Step 5:

Keep rotating till you have enough wire left to make a loop at the end.

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Step 6:

Using round nose pliers make a loop with the remaining part of the wire.

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Here is the spiral completed…

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Step 7:

The crystal piece and the spiral are connected. Open and close the loops using flat nose pliers.

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Step 8:

Now insert the fish hook ear wire at the top.

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Step 9:

Repeat steps 1 to 8 to make the other earring piece. Here is the completed pair of earrings…

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