These basic french earring wires are hand forged from sterling silver wire and hammered on the side and at the tip. With a nice rustic appeal, these wires are crafted with 20 gauge wire and measured at 1 ¼ inch in length.
spiral-clasp-tutorial-photo from Cindy Wimmer, author of 'The Missing Link' wirework jewelry book
How to Make a Beaded Hook and Eye Clasp Welcome back to my teaching series featuring basic wire working techniques. I hope you had a chance to check out the other techniques in this series "Wrapped Loops", "Links: Beaded and Crazy", and "Jump Rings".
Handmade Rustic Copper Square Clasp Set, Artisan Findings, 18 gauge - Made in USA
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Elegant Earwires- For these elegant ear wires, use 20 gauge wire with a 1 ⅛ inch drop. Hammered on one side flat and tumbled for strength, these ear wires are a popular option with wide hoop top and elongated tip.