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Save money make your own ear wires for earrings. You will need:

20 guage wire
Round nose pliers
Flush cutters
Ruler or tape measure
Pen, mandrel, dowel, lipstick, mascara or marker for larger earwires.

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Step 1: Cutting & Looping

Cut 5cm of wire,then form a loop using round nose pliers.

Step 2: Wrap the Wire

Next wrap the wire around a pen or object of your choice.

Step 4: Finish

Take up the round nose again, bend the wire at the tip to give it a sort of flat look, make a second wire once finished hammer both if you wish. Now you are ready to attach to attach your earwires to your bead units.
how did you turn the copper silver? Shown in step 4 picture.
This is great!!!!!!! I used it to make dirigible plum earrings - https://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter%3A-Luna-s-Radish-Earrings/ - but I stripped down a few twist ties for wire, as I didn't have any. (: Thank you so much!

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