3 Easy Steps to Design Your Own Wire Retro Style Hoop Earrings
Summary: In this handmade earring design, I would like to show you how to make a pair of handmade hoop earrings using wire and several red beads! Only 3 easy steps!
Hoop style earrings are a chic and classic jewelry accessory to express a sense of bold and vogue. With this easy-to-follow tutorial, you can learn to make an unparalleled pair of wire hoop earrings within 3 steps! All hoop earring findings are unique and depending on the wire and decorative beads you’ve selected!
Supplies needed in the handmade hoop earring design:
How to start the wire hoop earrings?
Step 1: Make the earring hoop
1st, cut a length of 0.8mm copper wire to approximately 15cm long;
2nd, fold the wire in half against the tip of round nose plier;
3rd, shape the wire into a hoop by using the mandrel;
4th, keep 1cm wire at each end;
5th, bent the 1cm on one end into 90 degree and then make a simple loop with it;
6th, clamp another 1cm end and bent slightly to close the hoop.
Step 2: Make 4 “S” shape embellishments
1st, prepare 4 lengths of 0.8mm copper wire to approximately 7cm;
2nd, roll two ends for creating an “S” shape component. 4 units are required here.
Step 3: Attach the wire wrap components and beads
1st, fix a length of 0.5mm copper wire onto the hoop;
2nd, string one 6mm glass bead and fasten by making another 2 or 3 wraps;
3rd, attach the “S” shape component;
4th, string the drop electroplate glass bead and make it stay in place;
5th, add another “S” shape element and 6mm glass bead in the same way;
6th, complete the pair of handmade wire hoop earring!
Generally, hoop earrings are a circle of wire with a tiny loop closure at end. Here, you can create your own wire hoop earrings directly as long as you get the hang of simple wire wrapping techniques. Have nice try!