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Posts Tagged 'DIY earrings'

Post Tagged 'DIY earrings'

How to make crystal angel earrings

When I first saw the cool shape of Swarovski’s crystal dome beads (from their Fall/Winter 2014/15 Innovations), two thoughts immediately came to my mind – bell and angel skirt.   This tutorial shows you how to use these sparkling faceted beads to make angel skirts for earring designs.  The exact same combinations can also be used to make single angels...


Say it Your Way with Easy Metal Stamped Jewelry

You don’t have to be Frank Sinatra to do things your own way! That’s the beauty of metal stamping as a jewelry technique. Not only do you get to assemble components, you get to make your own components – and they can say whatever you want them to say!     Letter stamps are the perfect way to create monogram...


How to Make a Textured Copper Ear Cuff

Ear cuffs have been all the rage in the fashion world this past year, from free-form wire-wrapped ear vines to ornate over the ear styles. This tutorial shows you how to make a simple metal ear cuff in copper.  This simple design wraps around the outer cartilage of the ear and is a popular style for men.   It can be...


How to make Lashed Kidney Wire Earrings – Featuring SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS

Learn this simple wire-wrapping technique and how to use pinch-style rivoli settings with this free jewelry-making tutorial from Rings & Things.       You will need the following tools and supplies: ruler nylon-jaw, flat-nose pliers round-nose pliers semi-flush side cutter sampler pack of 26ga silver-plated Artistic Wire® (use two 4 inch pieces) 14mm rivoli bezel with 1 Loop (use...


Make Fashionable Ear Cuff Jewelry

If you haven’t yet jumped on the ear cuff bandwagon, now’s your chance! Some ear cuff designs include an earring post to hold the design in place, but many of today’s styles work for both pierced and non-pierced ears, making them as versatile as they are trendy. Customer service rep Tracy and Gallery guru Amy made the following Five Ear...


Make Your Own Halloween Jewelry

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays – I suppose because I love having an excuse to wear a costume. Honestly, candy has nothing to do with it! Apparently I’m not the only one who loves dressing up in ghoulish attire because our Halloween beads & charms are selling as fast as fun-size candy at the grocery store!...


Button, Button, What to do with buttons?

I love a good button. I think most bead hoarders have a button tin somewhere as well. The materials used for buttons range from the simple and inexpensive to exotic and pricey. Obviously buttons have a practical use in sewing and clothing design, but they can be great additions to DIY jewelry as well.   Buttons as beads: By their...


Easy Elegant Earrings

Easy Elegant Earrings Using one-step looping pliers and a few supplies, you can have a set of fantastic earrings in under 30 minutes! Step One: Gather supplies Step Two: Lay out pattern and mark paddles Step Three: Loop paddle-end head pins Step Four: Adjust and tighten loops Step Five: Assemble Step Six: Repeat for other earring & enjoy!   For...


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