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Prong Set Eternity Hoop Earrings Tutorial 

Making Hoop Eternity Earrings with Prong Set Gemstones - US$25

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Prong Set Eternity Hoop Earrings Tutorial

This jewelry tutorial through a comprehensive guide and easy to follow step shows you:

  • - Making Basic hoop earrings
  • - Hinge and click mechanism
  • - Shaping of prongs
  • This tutorial can be made in a standard smithing workshop. You will need:
  •  - Metal : silver or gold or other
  •  - Gemstones

You will receive :

  • -- 40 Pictures and illustrations
  • -- 21 Pages of detailed instructions
  • -- Bench tips on tools and techniques
Soldering a plate on half hoop earring
Soldering a plate on semi circle
Making a click catch ear wire mechanism
Making ear wire click catch mechanism

These half hoop earrings set with gemstones in a prong setting will always be a firm favourite. There are several skills involved to make these eternity hoop earrings. Firstly to shape the ring hoop and then you will be making a hinge and ear clip mechanism. Then there is the accurate drilling and filing of the prongs getting them ready for setting. Setting method is briefly discussed.
The result is spectacular and can be worn for any occasion.

Tutorial on making half hoop earrings

These half hoop earrings have ear wire clips and are prong set with gemstones

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