This sterling silver beading hoop earring is a great foundation for beaded earring designs. Simply slide beads onto the hoop to create your design. Adjust the curve of the hoop so that straight end overlaps the ring end by a few millimeters and can pass through the slightly upturned ring (you may need to give the ring this slight bend). Bend the end upward enough to hold the hoop closed and keep the beads in place when the earring is removed. Gently widen the hoop to open the earring. Hoop earrings circle the ear from front to back and offer a wide variety of design options.
• IMPORTANT: Sterling silver is an alloy containing metals that react with chemicals found in air and produce tarnish; high moisture levels, exposure to sunlight and contaminants such as salt water increase this reaction. Take steps to protect your sterling findings by keeping them in airtight packages, use tarnish-resistant products (such as tarnish tabs or strips) that absorb harmful chemicals, and store sterling findings in a cool, dry place. Most tarnish is easily removed by polishing with a mild abrasive or soaking in an anti-tarnish solution.