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Make Jewelry Findings Using Wire and Beads


Learn to make clasps, ear hooks, and other wonderful wire findings with these free and easy to follow wire findings tutorials.

Make Your Own Ear Hooks

Wire Ear Hook Tutorial
Tammy Powley
With practice, a few hand tools, and a little wire, you'd be surprised at how simple it can be to make your own jewelry findings. Ear hooks are one of the most often used findings, and they are one of the simplest to make also.

Bead Ear Hook Variation

Wire and Bead Ear Hook Tutorial
Tammy Powley
Learn to make ear hooks using a little wire, and then accent them with your choice of beads.

Make an Eye Pin

Triple Loop Technique for Head Pins
Tammy Powley
Deceptively simple, you can whip up eye pins in no time using a little wire and a few hand tools.

Wire Coil Eye Pin

Wire Coil Eye Pin
Tammy Powley
Eye pins are findings used to connect various jewelry components together. This tutorial shows you to make a jazzed up eye pin using a little wire and a few hand tools.

Wire Coil Head Pin

Coil Wire with Nylon-Nosed Pliers
Tammy Powley
This versatile wire coil technique is perfect for making simple head pins or finishing off your wire to just jazz up your jewelry a little.

Make a Wire Flower Clasp

Make Wire Findings
Tammy Powley
Use a little wire and lots of wire loops to make this flower hook and eye style clasp.

Amulet and Necklace Wire Hooks

Wire Hooks for Jewelry
Tammy Powley
These simple to make wire hooks work well for attaching a necklace to a beaded amulet or for using on the ends of a necklace

Using a Ring Jig to Make Jump Rings

Making Jump Rings
Tammy Powley
Here is yet another method for making jump rings. These instructions include using a bench vice and ring jig.

Make a Hook and Eye Clasp from Wire

Hook and Eye Wire Clasp
Tammy Powley
You will be amazed how simple it is to make your own hook and eye clasp using wire and a few hand tools.

Make a Beaded Hook Wire Clasp

Beaded Wire Hook Clasp
Tammy Powley
Add more depth to your jewelry designs with this very simple variation on my hook clasp.

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