Autumn Jewelry Ideas & Inspiration

by Rena Klingenberg.

Autumn Jewelry Ideas and Inspiration - by Rena Klingenberg

There’s something magical about Autumn.

Many people (including me!) say it’s their favorite season.

Here’s a collection of creative, inspiring Autumn-themed jewelry ideas – from some of the lovely jewelry artists here in the Jewelry Making Journal community:

 

Autumn Jewelry Tutorials:

 
Rustic Leaf Pendants Tutorial by Rena Klingenberg
Autumn leaf pendants tutorial, easy to make from brass or copper sheet metal – and fun to color with a potato chip patina:

Potato Chip Patina on Brass - Tutorial by Rena Klingenberg

 
Postage Stamp Jewelry Tutorial by Rena Klingenberg
Mixed-media jewelry tutorial with leaf ephemera – this example uses a maple leaf Canadian postage stamp:

postage stamp jewelry tutorial by Rena Klingenberg

 
Colorful Autumn Leaf Earrings – Tutorial by Rena Klingenberg
Make your own colorful leaves from felt, using my free leaf template download, and turn them into these fun earrings:

Colorful Autumn Leaf Earrings - tutorial by Rena Klingenberg

 

Wire Autumn Jewelry

 
Autumn Oak Leaves Necklace by Zoraida
Zoraida’s wire oak leaves make a wonderful seasonal necklace:

Autumn Oak Leaves Necklace - Zoraida

 
Unakite Pendant by Christa Leduc
Unakite’s Autumn colors are perfectly framed with warm 14k gf wire in Christa Leduc’s pendant:

Red Green and Gold Unakite Pendant - Christa Leduc

 
Fall Necklace by Shirin
Copper wire and beads make colorful stylized leaves for Shirin’s necklace:

Fall Necklace - Shirin

 
Autumn Jasper Pendant by Sally G.
Sally designed this autumn jasper wire necklace for her sister’s October birthday:

Autumn Jasper Pendant - Sally

 
Autumn & Acorns Necklace by Zoraida
Zoraida turned beads into charming acorns as the focal point of this wire necklace:

Autumn Acorns Necklace - Zoraida

 

Metalwork Autumn Jewelry

 
Hot Copper Leaves Necklace by Nancy Vaughan
Nancy’s copper leaves and large beads make a rustic Autumn statement necklace:

Hot Copper Leaves Necklace - Nancy Vaughan

 
First Foldings Earrings by Christine O’Connell
Christine O’Connell’s first fold-forming project was this lifelike pair of leaf earrings:

Foldform Metal Leaf Earrings - Christine O'Connell

 
First Fallen Leaf by Dianne Jacques
Dianne wove this gorgeous beaded necklace to go with the spectacular copper leaf pendant:

First Fallen Leaf Necklace - Dianne Jacques

 
Gum Leaf Pendant by Jim Osment
Jim’s lifelike copper and brass gum leaves (eucalyptus) make a fabulous pendant:

Gum Leaf Pendant - Jim Osment

 
Autumn Harvest Necklace by Heather Otto
Heather Otto combined her handmade oak leaf pendant with a beaded chain in Fall colors:

Autumn Harvest Necklace - Heather Otto

 

Jewelry in Autumn Colors

 
Autumn Mix Crystal Bracelet by Diane Schamp
Diane Schamp’s lively cha-cha bracelet combines the warm colors of Fall with pretty charms:

Autumn Crystals Bracelet - Diane Schamp

 
Autumn’s Arrival by Judy
Judy paired Fall-colored beads with the earthiness of macrame for this necklace:

Autumn's Arrival Necklace - Judy

 
Reddish Leaves by Beril
Beril’s necklace shakes and shimmers with vivid Autumn color:

Reddish Leaves Necklace - Beril

 

Polymer Clay Autumn Jewelry

 
Dangling Maple Leaves by Susana Paredes
Susana Paredes’ botanical inspired earrings are a perfect accent for Fall outfits:

Maple Leaves Earrings - Susana Paredes

 
Butterfly Ring by Rosanna Cappellino
Rosanna Cappellino’s ring was inspired by a butterfly that followed her during a beautiful Autumn walk:

Butterfly Ring - Rosanna Cappellano

 
Fall Leaves on Vintage Copper Branch by Debbie
Debbie’s polymer clay leaves and wire branches make a striking Fall necklace:

Fall Leaves Polymer Clay Necklace - Debbie

 
Aztec Goddess Necklace by Lorraine Vogel
Lorraine Vogel’s pendant emerged from stacked layers of colored polymer clay stamped with a large leaf stamp:

LVogel: Aztec Goddess Necklace - Lorraine Vogel

 

Autumn Jewelry
with Natural Components

 
Hand Painted Natural Leaves by Lyn Deutsch
Lyn Deutsch shares how she turned real leaves into durable jewelry:

Hand Painted Natural Leaf Jewelry - Lyn Deutsch

 
Catch a Falling Ginkgo Pendant by Jules Robinson
Jules Robinson boiled and dyed leather to make this striking red ginkgo leaf pendant:

Leather Ginkgo Leaf - Jules Robinson

 
Barn Owl Necklace by Cheryl
Cheryl turned a wooden tile into an owl pendant, and added leaf and acorn dangles:

Mixed Media Owl Necklace - Cheryl

 
Baby Sumac Leaf Pendant by Diane
Diane pressed a baby sumac leaf from her garden into metal clay:

Baby Sumac Leaf Pressed into Metal Clay - Diane

 
Gourd Jewelry by Carol Hettenbach
Carol creates jewelry by ornamenting gourds with beads and other elements:

CHettenbach: Gourd Jewelry Display 3

 

Autumn Jewelry
with Purchased Components

 
Hill Tribe Leaf Earrings by Sarah Wiley
Sarah Wiley combined Hill Tribe silver leaves with lampwork beads for this elegant pair of Fall earrings:

Hill Tribe Sterling Silver Earrings - Sarah Wiley

 
Dangling Gold Plated Leaf Necklace by Alla P.
An old gold-plated leaf pendant from a broken necklace became the focal element for Alla’s new wire and bead necklace:

Island Dream - Alla P.

 

Autumn-Themed
Jewelry Displays & Packaging

 
Photo Idea by Amy Volchok
This gorgeous leaf was an ideal Fall backdrop for Amy Volchok’s earrings:

Jewelry Photo Idea - Amy Volchok

 
Making Large Jewelry Tags Fun and Eye Catching by Delia Stone
Delia Stone designed these botanical-inspired jewelry tags to comply with a shop’s requirements:

Making Large Jewelry Tags - Delia Stone

 
Out of My Gourd by Heather Otto
Heather’s earthy gourd jewelry display would be especially fitting for a Fall jewelry show:

Gourd Jewelry Display - Heather Otto

 

What Autumn Jewelry
Are You Making?

We’d love to see how you interpret the Fall season in jewelry. Please share your creation here! 🙂

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