This tutorial teaches you how to make a delightfully versatile post earring finding (instructions for the teardrop charm are included for those new to wire work).
Though these are shown with teardrops hanging from them, you can use any shape of bead or other charm you like.
*16” 20 gauge round wire, dead soft or half hard
*6'- 8' 26 or 28 gauge round wire, dead soft
*Seed beads (or any other small, 1-2mm beads) (optional)
*Earring nuts (backs)
*2 briolettes, any size
*Round nose pliers
*Bent nose pliers
*Needle file or wire rounder
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