This was such a fun earring to make. This is 14g sterling silver wire that was annealed (heated) to soften and then hammered flat approximately 1" of the wire. Next I used a vise to hold one end of the wire and a drill on the other end to make them turn where flattened. This is a very fun process to do. Then the wire is shaped into the circle.
The earring hangs 2 1/4" to the top of the earwire which is handmade from 20g sterling silver wire.
Sterling silver may tarnish if not stored properly. An anti-tarnish pad is included with these earrings and should be stored with them when not being worn. A good jewelry polishing cloth should remove any tarnish if it appears.