How to Repair an Ear Wire

  • Length9 min 51 sec
  • Description

    Earrings that dangle or have movement to them are often made with an ear wire. This is the portion of the earring that goes through the ear. Repairing or replacing an ear wire is an essential skill for any jeweler. Ganoksin instructor Mechelle Lois walks you through the techniques to both replace an entire wire and solder an existing one back together in this video.

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  • Author
    Mechelle Lois

    Mechelle Lois is a professional bench jeweler who was classically trained in jewelry making and repair at the highly regarded North Bennet Street School in Boston MA. Now based in her hometown of Pittsburgh PA, she enjoys stone setting, repair work, and creating custom designs. When not making jewelry, Mechelle enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

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