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How to make drop earrings

Drop earrings

You can change these earrings to your own design by adding more beads. Just add more length to the sterling silver wire.

 

Tools, ruler, beads and silver wire for making drop earrings

What you need:

  • 9 centimeter long 0.8 mm round sterling silver wire
  • 2 x 7 mm beads with holes bigger than 1 mm
  • Ruler
  • Side cutter
  • File
  • Round nose pliers
  • Flat nose pliers

 

Cutting two pieces of sterling silver wire with side cutter
Cut 2 x 4.5 centimeter pieces of 0.8 mm round sterling silver wire with the side cutter
Filing sterling silver wire with a file
Use a file and file the ends so they are nice and smooth
Bending 2 mm of ends of sterling silver wire
Bend 2 mm of the ends of the sterling silver wire
Adding beads to the sterling silver wire
Add the beads to the sterling silver wire
Measure 1 centimeter from the bead to the tool
Measure one centimeter from the bead to the round nose pliers, and fold the sterling silver wire around the round nose pliers. Make sure the 2 mm bend wire is facing the same direction as you are folding the silver
Earrings ready to be bend with flat nose pliers
Earrings ready to be bend with the flat nose pliers
Bending wire on earring hooks
Put the flat nose pliers level with the bead and bend the wire
Earrings ready to be measured on cardboard
Earrings ready to be measured on cardboard
Measuring earrings on cardboard making sure they are same lenght
Measure earrings on a cardboard to check they are same length. If not you can use the round nosed pliers and twist up or down to adjust
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2 thoughts on “How to make drop earrings

  1. Hi Anita,
    this is actually pretty nice tutorials on how to make earrings. Your are well equipped with tools for the work I can see.

    1. Hello Rado!
      Glad you can use my instruction on how to make earrings!

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