I use a small jump ring that fits into the hole easily and close it gently by squeezing with a pair of round nosed pliers. These are easily available and help to shape open and close the earring fixings securely.
How to Create Some Unique Dangle Earrings From Nuts!
I’m always on the look out for new unique items to make jewellery out of and came across Tagua Nuts- the vegetable ivory from Amazon ,Equador. I’m so pleased with the quality texture and colours Of these amazing non edible nuts. They are sliced, dyed and Shaped and I love recycling a natural product to support communities there.
You can use any charm bead or earring Stone with a hole in it ready to create earrings with that you like.
I choose some fresh pinks yellows and peach coloured Tagua nut discs that create the colour palette I want. The fun bit is the endless designs and colour ways you can choose from. So play around with combinations until you are happy .
I thread a smaller jump ring in before I close the jump ring firmly with round nosed pliers. Ready to fix onto the sterling silver ear wires.
I like to use sterling silver quality ear wires so they are hypo allergenic and don’t irritate ears.Of course there are many materials and sizes available online to buy. I like sizes that are 22-26 mm
The earwires have a little loop which I open up with pliers just enough to slide in the jump ring and then squeeze tight again to seal the circle
And now a fresh dangle Tagua nut pair of earrings to wear proudly in Just a few minutes !
- Tagua nut or Drilled earring beads (Amazon)
- Round nosed pliers (Amazon)
- 4mm Jump rings (Amazon)
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