We often get to hear the term DIY, and by now, all of us are well aware of the word that DIY stands for Do It Yourself. Though we may take out a straight meaning of this word, there are some people for whom there is a different meaning for it. It is accurate as many things as DIY. By this, we mean to make their jewelry which you can wear and also you can sell it like DIY earrings, DIY cufflinks, DIY brooches, etc. You can even start your own business by making these and selling them.
Know The Meaning Of The DIY Ear wire Findings
There is a finding for the earring, which we call the ear wire. As its name suggests, the ear wire is for the ear. The ear wire goes through the pierced part of the ear though there are large ear wires or ear cuffs that can easily fit the different parts of the ear. The area where you hang the dangle or the wire wrap is called the loop. The ear wires are also called as the French wires, earring hooks, or just hooks.
The Designs Of The DIY Jewelry Ear Wire
A simple design of the ear wire is when the ground wire is like the shape of a curve. It has an open loop in the front so that it can hold the dangler or the wire wrap. When you flatten the section of the ear wire, it is called as the hammered ear wire. The traditional type of ear wires includes the ear wires with a coil, where a small piece of the coil of the wire is at the top of the loop or the ball and coil ear wires.
The ball coil ear wires have bead and the coil that is placed at the top of the loop. The shape of the ball end wires is fastened at the front end. The loop is usually in the form of a U than of a circle.
If you want to make a fancy ear wire, then those include the granulated beads, bezel set crystals, and other decorations so that it looks good. Another way of enhancing the twisted ear wire is with the help of optional oxidizing.
The Materials To Make Ear Wires
The ear wires are made in the precious and base materials. The materials that you can use when you make your DIY ear wires can be an antique brass plate, silver plate. You can also use gold plate, sterling silver, gold-filled, gunmetal plate, bright copper plate, black oxide plated or matte black. These ear wires that are plated are usually made over the brass or the surgical steel. Many people are allergic to nickel and avoid many gun metal plates. You can also call it the black nickel. So these people will want an ear wire, which is nickel-free and lead-free.