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Spiral Sculpture Ear Hooks

(registration instructions below)

Create these elegant sculptural ear hooks as you challenge your brain with the third dimension!  This class features forming 3-D mirror images with wire.

Discipline:  Wire-working

Working with precious/semi-precious wire to form jewelry components.

Level:  Advanced (***)

This project is challenging because of the mirror images of a 3-D wire project.


Desert Jewel Studio, 26839 N 44th St, Cave Creek, AZ 85331. You will receive directions upon registering for class.


Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 2:00 – approximately 5:00 pm

How do I sign up?

Class will be $50/person. E-mail jen@jewelryclasseswithjen.com or call Jen at (480)635-2402 to register any time from noon to 10pm.

What will I need to bring to class?

Project Materials: (kit available for $3.50 in class)

  • 7.5″ of 20 ga sterling silver wire – dead soft
  • (2) 6 mm beads (bicones preferably) that fit snugly on 20 ga wire

Tools:  (inquire about renting tools if you are not equipped)

  • Jewelry grade file(s) – (needle files are fine for this)
  • Flush cutter
  • Sharpie marker (ultra fine point)
  • Ruler
  • Chain-nose jewelry pliers
  • Flat-nose jewelry pliers
  • Bail-making pliers (Beadsmith # PL42)
  • Wrap n’ Tap Pliers (Beadsmith # PL46)
  • Pin vise fitted with a 1.3mm cup bur (for 20ga wire)
  • Bur life or other lubricant
  • Sanding sponges/Steel wool (#00)/Polishing pad
  • Magnifying glasses – most people don’t think they need them until they are faced with seeing the detail of jewelry close-up.
  • Covered water or other refreshing beverage
  • Snacks are always welcome as well. 🙂

The majority of the above items are available locally at C&D SilverSJ Jewelry SupplyLonnie’s Jewelry Supply or other on-line jewelry supply sources. If you have any difficulty or questions about obtaining any of these items, please contact Jen to inquire about your options.