Solid gold 6mm domed headpin made of solid 9ct yellow gold. 6cm length 0.8mm wide headpin with a shiny domed base, this looks like a mushroom and is perfect for setting fully drilled spheres made from our sphere moulds (click here). The 6mm domed base is large enough to cover the sanding area from the pouring spout on most of our spheres, or at least most of it. We always recommend you get a finish as perfect as possible on your sphere before fully drilling.
You can include a necklace chain for your customer. We recommend Cooksongold or Rio Grande. This will give you everything you need for a beautiful sphere necklace for your clients.
How to Use A Gold 6mm Domed Headpin
You can read our full blog here on making a forget me not pearl here with all the links for the products you’ll need to make one. You can use UV resin or epoxy resin (epoxy will take a day or two to cure) and will need to fully drill the sphere. Insert the headpin then use wire wrapping to form a loop. Here’s the YouTube tutorial video on creating an orb necklace with a forget me not
Here is a tutorial video with a little more detail on creating a loop. Don’t forget to make the loop large enough to fit in your necklace chain. You can practice with some inexpensive silver plated headpins like these before using ours with your clients’ precious elements
Gold 6mm Domed Headpin
6mm wide domed base, 6cm long headpin in 0.8mm wide wire. Made of solid 9ct yellow gold, not hallmarked or stamped due to small size.
375 Solid 9ct Gold and Hallmarking Exemption
The gold in these settings is 375 rose or yellow gold, which is 100% recycled. Please see our blog on Types of Gold Jewellery Settings which explains the care instructions for the gold and the metal content. These pretty headpins are made 100% by hand from gold sheet and wire with 9ct yellow gold solder. You can advertise these as solid gold without a UK hallmark as they are under 1g gold.
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