How to Make Earrings
How to make earrings - let me count the ways! Earrings are one of the easiest types of jewelry to make, and are a perfect starting point for beginners to art of jewelry-designing. Many of our earrings designs in this section are simple and just so much fun to make. Frequently, only a few beads, a head pin, and some wire are all you need to make a pair of great-looking earrings.
How to Make Earrings in a Variety of Styles
Some of our simple designs use the same techniques to make the earrings, but the type of beads chosen can determine if they are more dressy and classic, or more casual and funky. You’ll find a variety of ideas in this “how to make earrings” section of our website. One of our favorite designs, Stays-On Ear Wires, features an ear wire that will stay on the ear and not move. We also have Ear Thread Earrings that feature threads of chain in lieu of an ear wire. And if you want to look like a celebrity, then do not miss our vast assortment of chandelier earring designs that always receive rave reviews when we publish them.
There are so many fabulous designing ideas for both new and experienced jewelry designers who are seeking more information on how to make earrings. Enjoy perusing this section of our website now!
Instructions for making the Beaded Spiral Earrings using common jewelry tools, beads and jewelry wire shaped using WigJig Jewelry Tools:
Step 6: While holding the bead against the spiral, make an loop in your jewelry wire above the bead as described here.
Step 7: Cut the excess jewelry wire.
Step 8: Open the loop and thread it through the loop in your ear wire finding. Close the loop and admire your finished spiral earring.
Step 9: Complete this jewelry making project by making a second earring using the same steps. When adding the beaded wire component to the ear wire finding, add the component so that it will be a mirror image of the first earring.
Summary of jewelry making instructions:
As we described above, this is a beginner's jewelry making project. It is easy to make. It won't take a lot of time to make. It results in making finished earrings that are attractive and unique. If you are new to making jewelry by hand, we suggest making these earrings. For more advanced wire workers, we suggest that you consider a more advanced earring project with a permanent jewelry wire spiral like the one described in our instructions here.