Copper Earrings & Production Techniques

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Copper Earrings & Production Techniques Pattern

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Jewelry: Copper Earrings & Production Techniques
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Jewelry

Type:

Earrings

Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Create a wrap of one wire around another. I'll show you the rest!

Pattern Description:

A simple, elegant project that focuses on colour and copper, using basic techniques to complete a lovely pair of earrings to match any outfit.

But more than that, we'll cover many tips and tricks for working in large production batches - changing your mindset so that you can quickly and efficiently build orders of similar but different pieces. I almost always work in batches of several dozen pieces at a time, and all of my tips and tricks are in here for you!

Working in large batches is super useful for filling orders, and it will help you make more money if you can work faster.

Following the the accompanying close-up, sharp photos and diagrams, you'll be admiring your new earrings in no time.

Materials:

  • 2x4" 20ga solid copper wire per pair
  • 2x12" 22ga solid copper wire per pair
  • Wubbers Jumbo Oval Mandrel Pliers
  • Hammer & Anvil
  • Metal File
  • Flush Cutters
  • 6-10 Firepolished glass beads per pair

About Designer

About Designer

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Gayle Bird Designs
by Gayle Bird
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
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I'm a self-representing Cape Breton wire artist with a dozen years of experience writing clear instructions for online, adult learners. I love curriculum development almost as much as I love making jewellery! The two are combining beautifully with my online tutorials.

Through all the art forms I've explored - painting, digital art, clay sculpting, web design, paper art, and calligraphy - my ...

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