It is easier to open and close a jump ring with two chain nose pliers. You will also need round nose pliers to make a loop to the head pin or eye pin and a cutter tool to cut the head pin or eye pin. Be sure to check out our wonderful tools, jump rings and head pins and eye pins.
STEP FOUR: Assemble your earrings
You will need to put your beads on an head pin or eye pin if you wish to have a dangle. Check out our detailed instructions on creating a wrapped loop. Check out these detailed instructions if you prefer to use a simple loop. Depending on the design you will need to use a jump ring to attach a charm. Be sure to view our Jump Ring Handy Tip video for an easy how-to guide on opening and closing a jump ring.
For fantastic ideas and instruction, be sure to check out our chandelier earring designs in the Learning Center.