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I like to take normal-sized things, shrink them, and attach them to my ears. The other day I was teaching someone how to make God's Eyes and decided to try out how they would look done in wire. No soldering or glue needed.

If you've never made a God's Eye with popsicle sticks and yarn, you may want to practice on that scale before trying with the smaller wire.
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Step 1: Materials and tools

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* 20 gauge wire
* thinner wire in two colors (I think I used 28 or 26 gauge, but the label's been lost, so I'm not sure)
* earring hooks or posts (I used posts, mainly because my ears prefer them, either one would work)

* wire cutters
* needle nose and/or round nose pliers (whichever you work with best)
* hammer and anvil
* ruler
* metal file (not pictured)

Step 2: Prepare the cross-pieces

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Cut two pieces of the thicker wire, each about one inch long.

Hammer one flat along the whole piece.
Hammer the other flat along most of the piece, leaving about 1/8-1/4 inch at one end unhammered. You may need to use the pliers to hold the unhammered part.

I intentionally left the flattened wires unpolished for a more rustic look. If you want, before you go forward you can smooth and polish the pieces. Just make sure to leave the unhammered part round.
Agreed! Very cute :)
Very cute and so tiny :)
Ez-Kabob3 years ago
That's awesome!!!