I've not had huge success with bracelets from memory wire - they were the first things I made and I followed advice about using glue to stick on an end bead. Hmmm. Although... my husband still wears one and it hasn't exploded all over the floor. Yet. But on his bracelet I DID use the round nose pliers to make tiny (maybe even tidy) loops.
Here you can see I've got bracelet size memory wire and ring size. You'll also need MEMORY WIRE CUTTERS as I've heard the wire will kill your sissy jewellery tools as it's very very hard. You'll feel this the minute you start making the loops.
Make a neat loop to stop any beads from coming off. Thread beads. Make a loop when you're finished putting on beads. Join the 2 loops with a jump ring, maybe 2. Add earring wires.
I used 3 hoops for the big earrings. I put a single crystal bead on the middle one. I'm thinking of making 5 plain hoops as a modern silvery statement piece.
You can use the ring size memory wire to make sassy, smaller hoops, which I like piled with beads. Here, I've used crystal beads. You can see more clearly the 2 loops I made and how I joined them with a jump ring.
These are nicely sparkly and will be noticed as you go about your day, chatting people up, washing dishes, saving lives, watching Game of Thrones, choosing ten books at the library or kissing babies. I'm giving them to some lovely people who will do just that.
An afternoon's work. Plus, new jewels to wear to go and buy ice cream.