Attaching an Ear Wire
Learn to open and close the loop on your ear wire in this great basic beading technique. You can learn how to make projects that use this technique in the videos below or by going to our Earring Inspiration Projects page which includes free instructions! Happy beading!
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Pick your favorite Ear Wires and have fun!
Or choose from our selection of Head and Eye Pins.
Get creative with our Beads and Charms.
For this technique you will need chain nose pliers like this 5 inch basic chain nose.
You can also choose from our other options of Pliers and Cutters!
Here are some of our related earring project videos for you. Many of these use this technique and are great for inspiration!
Grasp one side of the loop of the ear wire with your chain nose pliers.
Open the ear wire by moving one side towards you.
Attach a pendant, charm, simple loop or wire wrapped loop to the ear wire.
To close the loop, grasp the open side of the ear wire loop with your chain nose pliers.
Move the open side of the loop back until the loop is closed.
Your ear wire is now securely attached to the pendant.
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