How to Make Earrings,
Jewelry Making Instructions

How to Make Earrings: Use easy jewelry making instructions for beading earrings!

If you're a beginner to jewelry making earrings, check out the earring making supplies section. Find out about different types of earring findings, supplies and tools you'll need and where to buy them.

Any prerequisite beading techniques are listed, with links, in each set of beginner jewelry making instructions.

Okay, on to the earring projects!

How to Make Hoop Earrings

Learn to make five different styles of hoop earrings. Boy will we know how to make hoop earrings when we're done!

Make Hoop Earrings with a Hoop Finding

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Find out just how easy it is to make a beautiful earring using an earring finding and a few beads. Learn how to make easy hoop earrings using a hoop earring finding.

Make Hoop Earrings with a Hoop Bead

Make Earrings 2

Make bead hoop earrings using a simple "hoop style" bead. Search your local bead shop or online bead store for suitable bead shapes. They're plentiful!

Make Marquise Hoop Earrings with Wire

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Marquise hoops are always a favorite and versatile. Make the earwire short for daytime wear or long for a sleek, sexy evening look.

Make Hoop Earrings with Pearls

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One of the hottest looks today are pearls. And not just any pearls, but pearls with color. Make chocolate pearl hoop earrings in the always classic 'O' silhouette.

Make Hoop Earrings that Dangle and Sway

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To finish off our hoop earring lessons, make dangle hoop earrings. Good for day or evening wear.

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How to Make Chandelier Earrings

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Let's switch gears, learn how to make chandelier earrings. They're all the rage! I've included a surprise variation too...

How to Peacock Feather Earrings

Make Earring 7

Now make some funky party peacock feather earrings.

They're colorful, cool and fun to wear! Making jewelry with peacock feathers is easy and requires few jewelry making tools.

How to Make Bajoran Style Earrings

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Do you know what a Bajoran earring is? No, maybe. I didn't until guest jewelry artist Jennifer Hale submitted this Bajoran Style Earrings project.

The earring design concept is a little funky and hip. So, you'll definitely want to know how to make earrings in this style!

Peyote Stitch Earrings

Circular Flat Peyote Stitch Earrings

Want to start bead weaving? Try this easy stitch - circular flat peyote stitch. You can use many different colors of seed beads to stitch these circular flat peyote stitch earrings!

Simple Wire Earrings

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Make a quick pair of wire earrings that will expand your wireworking skills! These simple wire earrings are beautiful and were submitted by a visitor just like you.

Make Matching Necklaces and Bracelets

Want to make a necklace or bracelet to match? Try making different styles of necklaces from the How to Make a Necklace section.

After making a few necklaces...

Make coordinating handmade beaded bracelets too.

You'll have a matching jewelry set!

Have fun making earrings with beads, wire and whatever else you can dream up!


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