Using Decorative Head Pins
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Decorative head pins have a design element on one end of the pin, such as a small ball or ball and star.
The different styles of head pins create different effects. Flat head pins are unobtrusive and less noticeable. Ball head pins create a pretty, finished effect. The ball and star head pins add just the right decorative flourish.
To attach a beaded head pin or eye pin to another jewelry component, you'll need to make a basic or wrapped loop. To form a basic loop, make a 90-degree just above the bead. Place round nose pliers about 1/8" away and roll the wire end back to form a nice, round loop. Cut off any extra wire
To form a wrapped loop, use chain nose pliers to make a 90-degree angle
about 1/4” from the wire end. Make a loop, then use a chain nose
pliers to hold the loop and wrap the extra wire around the base of the
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