Large Forged Head Pin and Domed Earrings DIY Tutorial
Head pins are very versatile jewelry making elements. They can be used to connect pieces, thread beads and attach elements.
For our head pins I added a twist: making them with a thicker gauge than regular head pins. I forged and stamped the wire before winding the glass around the tip.
Doming is a way of shaping metal that gives volume to a at sheet of material. In this case we will be doming a textured disk into a shallow bowl.
This tutorial is an instant downloading PDF file, it has 8 pages, 24 photos, a template and plenty of tips. The tutorial is for beginners and intermediate students.
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