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How to create a pearl drop earrings

Create Pearl Drop Earrings

Learn how to make Pearl Drop Earrings with JewelleryMaker.

Follow our step by step tutorial to create something classic and ideal for any special occasion. Pearls are surrounded by history and are known for being linked to elegance and class. In Ancient Rome, it has been said that Pearls were recognised as a sign of wealth and social status and they were also believed to promote a long and healthy life. Pearls are also the birthstone for the month of June so why not create this design with a June born friend in mind and don’t forget to tag us in your photos via social media, we can’t wait to see how you’ve made your earring unique to the style in mind. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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How to make a pearl drop earrings tutorial step 1

Step One

Thread the following onto one of the head pins: 1 x bead cap, 1 x large pearl, 1 x spacer bead, 1 x small pearl, 1 x spacer bead, 1 x small pearl, 1 x spacer bead, 1 x small pearl.

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How to make a pearl drop earrings tutorial step 2

Step Two

Using round nose pliers bend the end of the headpin over to form a right angle then pull the wire back over the top prong of the pliers.

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How to make a pearl drop earrings tutorial step 3

Step Three

Re position the pliers so the prongs are horizontal, then wrap the wire neatly around between the pliers and the pearl to form a wrapped loop. Trim the wire.

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How to make a pearl drop earrings tutorial step 4

Step Four

Open the loop on the shepherd hook earing finding, place on the head pin, and close.

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