Use round nose pliers for bending wire. Essential for earring making. These Beadsmith high quality round nose pliers have box-joint construction with a spring and ergonomic handle. Total length is 120mm (4 3/4"). What sets these apart from the less expensive pliers is the quality of the box joint. As you'll be bending wire around, less expensive pliers will loosen in the box joint. The box joint of these pliers is really solid, giving you the control you need to get the results you want. Made in Germany.