When I make sterling French ear wires I have a hard time finding ear
wire stoppers (those plastic or rubber things that make sure the
earrings don’t leave the lobe). I can get them from a number of
online places and local bead shops, but I have a hard time getting
them onto the wire (20 gauge) in the first place. Of course they need
to be tight to be effective but I’ve struggled to slide them onto the
Is there a specific material I should be looking for? Do any of you
have a recommendation for where I can purchase some for my needs?