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To do this, use a flat file to create slopes on both drilled faces by filing them at an angle. When the metal is thin enough, smooth out the top edge with a barrette needle file. 6. To create the seat for the stone, use the flex shaft and hart burr. Position the burr slightly more than halfway up the interior of the inverted V and a little towards the front of the earring. ) Push the burr into the top of the narrowed V to form the seat. 7. Set the stone into the grooves with its table (flat face) facing out, and carefully close the V with flat pliers.
8. Thread a crimp bead , a pearl, and a second crimp bead onto each long wire . Push the upper portion of each strip up to the squeezed crimp bead before rethreading the wire through the rest of the folded strip. 9. Secure both silver strips by squeezing a crimp bead at the bottom of each one. page 64 DESIGNER: ELLEN GERRITSE ..
Remove any excess solder with a sanding disk, 7. Form the ear wires by bending each one into a U shape around the tips of your round-nose pliers, about 1% (3 ,8 cm) inches from the tops of the domed disks, Use the flat-nose pliers to ensure that the area of each wire that's closest to the disks is straight. Then use your thumb and forefinger to make a gentle curve in the rest of each wire, The ear wires should look somewhat like incomplete capital letters D when viewed from the side, 8. Round the ends of the ear wires with a file , and sandpaper or a cup burr, Place the earrings in a tumbler with stainless steel shot and burnishing liquid to harden and polish them , Apply any desired patina, Want to Make Another Pair?