Open the hoop extracting the needle from the opposite tubular. Pull apart the edges so you can open wide enough the earring to wear it comfortably
If you have a pendant you can insert it even after you worn the hoop.
Close the hoop by reinserting the needle in the opposite tubular. The smaller the hoop, the more difficult it will be to close it… You just need a bit of practise!
Over time, if you open and close the hoop often, it may happen that the two edges going to distance themselves: the needle will going to remain too far from the opposite tubular and you risk to lose the pendant or the hoop! To remedy this problem, push the two edges towards each other (keeping the hoop open)… Take it slow but with no fear of breaking it. It will return to its original shape and it will close properly!