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Simple DIY Paperclip Earrings

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Stop buying all your crafty, unique jewelry from overpriced Williamsburg boutiques. Here is a quick way to make some cute ear candy.

Things you will need:

Wrapping Wire with pliers
Step One: Add your bead to the Eye Pin, and hold the long end with your Chain-Nose Pliers.

Step Two: As you hold the Eye Pin with your Chain-Nose Pliers, wrap the wire down towards the bead with your finger. Tighten with the Round-Nose Pliers.

Head pin with bead and pliers

(Note: The image is of a Head-Pin….pretend it’s an Eye Pin.)

Step Three: Open the end of the Eye Pin and add your Ear Wires, then close it. Tighten with the Round-Nose Pliers.

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Step Four: Take the other end of your Eye Pin, open it, add the edge of your amazing paper clip, and tighten.

Step Five: Make sure all the pointed wire edges are pushed down.

Finished Paperclip Earrings

Here’s a great tutorial on how you open and close your jump rings with pliers!

Happy Crafting!

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Laura Delarato is the creator of Curvy Candy, and pretty much an all around badass.

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