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How to Make Fold Formed Earrings

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How to Make Fold Formed Earrings

Fold forming is a versatile hammering technique for beginners and advanced metalsmiths alike. This freeform approach to jewelry design allows you to start simple and continue toward more complex folds. Here, I'm going to take you through making a pair of earrings with just one fold. I'm going to assume that you already know a few basics, like annealing, drilling, and polishing. These earrings will be asymmetrical. Each earring will be unique, but compliment one another. To begin the earrings, you are going to need some sterling silver discs, about 1 inch or 2.5 cm in diameter. They should be dead soft....

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