Rustic Hammered Stud Earrings

Rustic Hammered Stud Earrings - student project

This technique is great for smaller stud earrings as well as eye-catching dangles!

I chose three pairs of silver balls from the extras left over from the main project - a larger pair, a medium and a baby pair - and arranged them on the soldering block as you can see. Adding the medium solder paste was done in the same way as for the circles, but was obviously much quicker to do.

Rustic Hammered Stud Earrings - image 1 - student project

Once the earrings were cleaned and hammered I marked where I wanted the stud fittings to go with a sharpie and soldered them in place with easy solder.

Rustic Hammered Stud Earrings - image 2 - student project

I'm rather pleased with them, and with how adaptable this technique is!

Rustic Hammered Stud Earrings - image 3 - student project

Joanne Tinley
Jewellery Designer, Tutor and Writer
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