Earring Projects

Handcrafted earrings tips and tutorials.

Ombre Autumn Earrings (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. These Ombre Autumn Earrings are an homage to the essence of Fall – Indian corn, falling leaves, and a farewell to Summer. The seed beads in these earrings create a lovely ombre effect (gradual changes in a color from light to dark). Any sort of leaf bead or leaf charm would be […]

How to Get Earring Dangles to Stay Facing Toward the Front?

by Jacqui. I have made very thin ceramic earrings, but am having trouble keeping them facing to the front. I have put them on jump rings and then on ear ring hooks. Have I left out a component? Jacqui

Dragonfly Earrings (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. These pretty dragonflies make charming, lightweight earrings. I found the dragonflies in the floral aisle of a local dollar store. I knew immediately that they needed to become earrings! 🙂 Supplies: A pair of earwires. Chain nose pliers. Flat nose pliers. Wire cutter. Sharpie marker – for marking your pliers. A pair […]

Square Hoop Earring Jackets (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. We’re going to make easy earring jackets to transform a pair of post (stud) earrings. This is a neat way to expand your earring wardrobe, or to create different jewelry looks when you’re traveling. How to Wear Earring Jackets: Choose a pair of post earrings, and remove the earring clutches from them. […]

Loops & Hoops Earrings (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. These fun hoop earrings are super dangly and swingy! 🙂 Part of the fun is choosing which jewelry link shapes to combine together. This is a fast and easy project that yields great results. It would be ideal for a jewelry party or a beginning jewelry workshop. Supplies: Jewelry connectors / jewelry […]

How Do I Make My Paintings into Earrings?

by Lisa. (Pinole) I paint mandalas and want to put them on earrings. Can you point me to a supplier where I can make my paintings into earrings? Lisa

Non-Pierced Ears: What Substitutes for Clip Earrings?

by Carolyn Clark. (Casa Grande Arizona) A friend wants me to make her a pair of copper wire earrings without the clips. I am thinking about ear cuffs, but have never made any and need some help please. She wants swirls and twirls like the ones I use with my wire wrapping. What do you […]

Memory Wire Pendant and Earrings (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. This circle pendant and hoop earring set is made with Memory Wire – a hardened wire that comes in coils, similar to a “Slinky” toy. The pendant is made with bracelet-size Memory Wire, while the earrings use the ring-size wire. A focal bead, a few accent beads, and a handful of seed […]

Hoops & Chains Earrings (Tutorial)

by Rena Klingenberg. For these swingy earrings with an Art Deco vibe, we’ll make angular wire hoops and add some slinky chains. I’ve used a very fine, thin chain for this project, but I think these would also be cool with a lightweight chain of large, open links! Supplies: Soft round wire, 18 gauge (I […]

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