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« on: June 29, 2010 04:22:54 PM »

Hello,  I'm wondering if there is a way to make ear threads.  I finally figured out how to use a piece of chain (it's a stiff type) and put it on an earwire.  They look something like the ear threads, but with an ear wire hook piece.  thanks.
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« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2010 02:54:30 AM »

Earring threads are tight chain soldered onto a length of wire. Soldering is the only way I can think of attaching the chain and wire to form a secure and smooth join. You could possibly loop fine wire through chain to create a join but it may hurt the ear when threading it through.

Was that what you were after? Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2010 11:34:10 PM »

please be very careful when you're trying to duplicate these. any chain with too much open space in the links could conceivably allow your ear's tissues to try to "heal" the piercing hole by growing through the chain if it's left in too long, making it very difficult and painful to remove. similarly, chains with non-rounded edges can cause damage to your earlobe when you are pulling them through.

earring threads always make me really nervous =/
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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2010 09:46:45 PM »

Metalsmitten, I totally agree. I much prefer my tried and true earwires, the threads kinda freak me out Shocked
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