by Catherine. (Berkeley, CA) I'm a relatively new metalworker, and am working exclusively in copper until my skills are honed before investing in silver. As a former graphic designer I have a large collection of clip art and wanted to use it in designing my jewelry. I've been making earrings with etched designs on them. Catherine Catherine … [Read more...] about Etched Metal Fascination
Gallery of handmade earring designs.
by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) I love making earrings! I found memory wire makes a great hoop that are light weight, and easy to make. Here are several ideas and different looks using memory wire. Using seed beads in different colors, I added different elements to each earring to create a different look. Also my ear wires are hypo allergenic, stainless … [Read more...] about Memory Wire Hoop Earrings
by Dianne. (Vermont) I have become enamored with enamel! Here are some Springtime earrings I put together on a snowy day in Vermont. First, I cut the discs from 20 gauge copper sheet. After the edges were filed smooth, I drilled the holes and gave the discs a dome. I put a couple coats of enamel on, finished the backs and sealed with Renaissance … [Read more...] about Enameled Earrings
by Kathy Zee. (Fiddletown, CA) I absolutely love making earrings. These are a few pair that I made this week. The first one are made from yellow glass beads and Tibetian links. The second one is Czech fire polished beads, metal spacers and a pewter cross. Third one is made from Mykonos castings, leftover chain and small turquoise beads. The fourth … [Read more...] about Easy Earring Ideas
by María Antonieta Calabacero. (Chile, América del Sur.) En estos trabajos he usado cobre reciclado y piedras naturales. Translation: In these works I have used recycled copper and natural stones. María Antonieta Calabacero JOYAS Marián on Facebook … [Read more...] about Copper and Wire Earrings
by Dianne. (Windsor, Vermont) Whoa, is this ever fun! I decided I wanted to try some color along with the metal and this is a blast! I figured as long as Valentine's Day is fast approaching I would start with some hearts and do simple enamel. Now I have the bug and have ordered cloisonne wire, etc.... I can't wait! Dianne Divella Designs Divella … [Read more...] about Getting to Know Enamels
by Dana Lea Redding. (Australia) I had some scrap wire, and decided to make these earrings. Whimsical little men hanging on a heart. I remembered the little boy fishing from the moon and thought why not do something like that with a heart? This is what I came up with. This was not one of my first designs, it's not perfect but was fun to do. Dana Lea … [Read more...] about Earrings – Hanging Out for Love
by David Kresge. (Durham, NC) I'm working with a designer/teacher and this was my second time working with silver. We worked from an online photo. She did one earring and I followed her step by step. The same applies to the yellow brass and another in sterling. David Kresge Sherman Duke Jewelry … [Read more...] about Wire Earrings in Sterling Silver and Yellow Brass
by Naomi Flynn. (California USA) These are 2 easy to make pieces, that are also adorable. I used 18 gauge jewelry wire, heart wings, from Jewelry Tool Box (Pam) on etsy.com, plus crystals and beads from my collection, and finally earring hooks from Amazon! Naomi Flynn What A Way To Make It … [Read more...] about Easy Holiday Earrings
by Sandy Mills. (Tionesta, PA) My daughters love skulls! I decided to create earrings for them utilizing purchased skull beads and incorporate my new found love of wire wrapping. Perfect for Halloween or anytime you just want to be funky. Sandy Mills Tionesta Moon, Creations from the Cabin … [Read more...] about Wire Wrapped Skulls
by Dianne Culbertson-Jacques. (Windsor, Vermont) When I saw the ceramic spikes made by ScorchedEarthonEtsy I knew I had to have some! I have since ordered some stoneware bits and pieces to incorporate, but I couldn't wait to get started and have actually already placed an order for more spikes. These are wire wrapped and have a patina applied with Liver of … [Read more...] about Help Me Pick a Name for This Jewelry Series!
by Sandy Light. (Sarasota, FL) These earrings are created using shrink material. I have been working with shrink plastic and colored pencils. I love that when it shrinks it keeps all the detail of your design. I had some alcohol ink pens and combined them with my colored pencils. The jellyfish earrings look great with the added chain and the light shining … [Read more...] about Jellyfish Earrings