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Tutorials > Bullet Casing Charms Tutorial
3/4" head pins
1" eye pins
earring backs
4mm beads
9mm bullet casings
jump rings
chain nose and round nose pliers
1.)  Add bead to head pin. Make 90 degree bend about 3/8" from end (figure 1).
2.)  Grasp end of bent head pin in round nose pliers and roll inward making a loop (figure 2).
3.)   Open loop at end of eye pin (figure 3).
figure 1 figure 2 figure 3
4.)  Slip closed loop of beaded head pin in the open eye pin loop. Then close the eye pin loop (figure 4).
5.)  Slide eye pin end into casing and attach an earring back at the top (figure 5).
6.)  Make 90 degree bend above the top of the earring back (figure 6).
figure 4 figure 5 figure 6
7.)   Grasp end of bent eye pin in round nose pliers and roll inward making a loop (figure 7). Add a jump ring (figure 8) and optional bead (figure 9).
figure 7 figure 8 figure 9
  When worn, these finished charms make a bell like tingling sound. You can be happy that you are making music and not war.
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