Gold Filled Spiral Earrings

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I made these spiral earring hooks using 20 gauge 14/20 gold filled wire. I hand formed the ear wires and then gradually hammered the bottoms of the spirals to make them flare. The ends have been rounded and smoothed for a nice fit. The ear wires were then sanded (to remove any tool marks) and tumbled for extra strength. These are great to use as interchangeable ear wires as well.

Approximate Measurements:
Length: just under an 1" (23mm)
Width: 1/2" (12mm)

These are sold by the pair.

If you need a larger quantity than what is available, please contact me so that arrangements can be made. Please note, I make these earring hooks by hand, there may be some slight variations from pair to pair.

Why I choose to use 14/20 gold filled and what it means:
Gold filled is made by using heat and pressure to fuse a layer of solid Gold onto a base metal (usually brass). I use 14/20 gold filled wire to create my pieces. What that means is that 1/20 (5%) of the metal weight is 14 karat solid gold, the same applies to 12/20 gold filled, which would contain 1/20 (5%) of 12 karat gold and so on.. I choose to work with 14/20 gold filled because of it's beautiful rich color and the fact that is wears just like real gold. It has beauty, durability, and strength. It is a quality alternative to solid gold at an affordable price.