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Ear Wires - Form & Function

Ear Wires - Form & Function

Ear wires are the most important component of any earring for pierced ears. They are the embodiment of the balance of form and function. This is the part that touches your skin and carries the weight of the components below. Ear wires need to be just the right size wire to be comfortable to wear. They must be silky smooth to the touch. Who wants to be pierced by your pierced earring? Many jewelry makers purchase and use inexpensive ear wires from the far flung regions of the world to hang their handmade earrings on. I make almost all of my...

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Distraction

bamasbuttons distraction do what you love moving Procrastination vintage buttons

Ever since I got the idea to make jewelry with Bama's buttons, it's all I want to do. This is a problem because my husband and I are moving cross country in eight weeks. We've lived fifteen years in our current house and we've accumulated beaucoup stuff. It will take hard work to whittle down our belongings to fit in a rental truck. But I go through one box or drawer and in a flash I find myself making a pair of earrings or taking some new photos of jewelry or working on my shop. I wonder how close we'll...

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