Jelly Fish Earrings Wire Working Project

Easy to modify, these adorable earrings will add a touch of whimsy to any outfit!
SKU: EP10088

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The process for making these is pretty easy and can be modified in many ways. You can make the arches long, short, square, big, or small. Or, instead of using a piece of rectangular wire as the base, you could cut some 22-gauge sheet into small 1?2" x 1?2" squares. Then, you could add a total of 7 or more holes for the dangles. The base piece can be a triangle, oval, irregular, or whatever you want.

Required Materials:

  • 14-gauge dead-soft round Argentium, or sterling silver round wire, 6"
  • 20-gauge Argentium or sterling silver half-hard round wire, 29"
  • 3mm x 1mm sterling silver rectangle wire, 2 1/2"
  • Ring mandrel or large dowel for large arches
  • Small dowel or pencil for ear wire mandrel
  • Flush cutters
  • Graph paper
  • Ultra fine-point permanent black marker
  • Fine-grit sandpaper
  • Screw-down hole punch, or Dremel or flex shaft with .94 drill bit
  • Metal file (or sanding band for Dremel)
  • Round needle file
  • Ball-peen hammer
  • Metal shears
  • Round-nose pliers
  • Flat-nose pliers
  • Bent-nose pliers
  • Steel bench block
  • Soldering block
  • Butane micro torch
  • Fireproof work surface
  • Flux
  • Small paintbrush for applying flux
  • Easy solder
  • Soldering pick
  • Third hand with tweezers
  • Pickle pot
  • Pickle
  • Copper tongs
  • Rotary tumbler
  • Mixed stainless steel shot
Technique: Wirework
Originally Published: Step by Step Wire Jewelry August/September 2014

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SKU EP10088
Author/Speaker/Editor Kathleen Bennethum
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