Learn How to Make Earrings with Popular Earring-Making Projects & Expert Tips

Dangle earrings. Hoop earrings, Paper earrings. Wire earrings. Earrings everywhere!

You can never make too many earrings, but it’s really fun to try! Earrings are great to wear, quick and easy to design, and fun to make or modify to whatever materials you have on hand or whatever technique you’d like to make them with. Handmade earrings are jewelry that’s well-suited to any style outfit or any jewelry maker’s budget. Earrings also make terrific gifts: because there’s always an affordable pair that you can give away that goes with something the recipient already owns, plus you’ll get the gift of learning something new after making them yourself!

Check out our most popular content and products on how to make earrings below!

Best content on how to make earrings:

    Learn how to make these beautiful earrings in a FREE earring-making project eBook.

  1. FREE Earring-Making Projects: How to Make Earrings at Home
    Learn how to make four earring projects using wire, metal, gemstones, and more in illustrated, step-by-step projects…and they’re FREE.
  2. MORE Free Projects: How to Make Earrings with Beads
    For someone just learning how to bead, beaded earrings are perfect for getting started with all the classic bead-weaving stitches. Beaded earrings don’t require a lot of time or materials to make, and they are perfect for learning new jewelry-making and beading techniques.
  3. Free Metalwork Earring Instructions
    Make these earrings with a simple corrugation tool and basic metalsmithing skills like cutting metal, annealing, sanding, and soldering.
  4. Create Textured Copper Earrings
    Learn how to make handmade textured earrings by quickly turning a piece of sheet metal into two pairs of one-of-a-kind earrings in just a few steps.
  5. Learn how to make these chain maille earrings from Blue Buddha.

  6. Must Earrings Match?
    Non-matching earrings lend a certain funkiness and creativity to an outfit, daring people to take a second look.
  7. Chain-Maille How-To: Make Beaded Fan Earrings
    Make them today, wear them out tonight! These beaded fan chain maille earrings are just in time for holiday gift giving and party accessorizing.
  8. Make Quick & Easy Jewelry To Sell: 101 Stylish Wire Earrings and Ear Wires
    The projects in this book have the most important features when it comes to choosing jewelry designs to make and sell at markets and craft fairs: they’re quick to make, they feature a variety of materials in all price ranges, there’s a variety of styles, and one size fits all. Add in super-hot handcrafted ear wires, and the sky’s the limit.
  9. Learn what type of earrings are best for your facial shape.

  10. Handmade Earring Cards
    Learn a number of creative ways to display your earring collection for those who make earrings to sell.
  11. How to Choose the Right Shape Earrings for Your Face Shape
    Have you ever headed down the path of choosing a design, get really excited about picking the beads, shopping for all the supplies, then make the design, only to try it on then feel less than thrilled? There’s a way to choose the right shape earrings for your face shape so you can start off on the right foot.

Most popular earring-making products:

  1. 101 Wire Earrings
    Wire is the hottest trend in jewelry making, and 101 Wire Earrings gives wireworkers at all levels the information and inspiration to make innovative, stylish and contemporary earrings.
  2. 101 Bracelets, Necklaces, and Earrings: Digital Edition
    What’s better than beautiful jewelry projects you can make in a snap? How about instant access to 101 of them!
  3. Tiny ScaleS Earring Kit
    Create four pairs of sleek and stylish chain maille scale earrings with this must-have jewelry-making materials kit!
  4. Statement Earrings
    If you like working with two-hole beads, you’ll love learning how to use the new four-hole Quadratile beads to add dimension and form to your beadwoven designs!
  5. Create Earring Posts using the Blazer Micro Torch with Kate Richbourg
    Looking for a portable torch you can use on your jewelry projects? Join Kate Richbourg as she makes a pair of striking sterling silver earrings that are easily customizable using the Blazer butane torch.
  6. Deluxe Earring Kit
    Create 10 beautiful earrings with this exclusive Craft Fantastic kit that includes artisan pendants, findings, and charms. This kit includes 5 pairs of silver earrings, and five pairs of brass earrings.
  7. Peruvian Thread Earrings
    The style of these earrings originated in the 1960s in Peru. These earrings are all the rage today, and the best thing is, you can make them yourself!
  8. Intro to Basic Jewelry Tools Through 6 Metal Earring Designs
    Want to make metal jewelry? Discover the tools and techniques you need to get started and make six pairs of earrings with Kim St. Jean.
  9. 52 Earring Designs: Inspiration for Every Week of the Year
    Uncover this project compilation eBook packed with 52 inspirational earring projects handpicked by the editors of Jewelry Stringing magazine.
  10. 10 Fabulous Wire Earring Projects
    Are your ears lonely? Download 10 Fabulous Wire Earring Projects to give your ears the attention they’ve been looking for.

Learning how to make earrings is the perfect way to jump into jewelry making. It’s easy and fun to create lovely earrings for wearing, gifting or selling any time of the year.

With this vast selection of earring-making projects, expert tips, products, and more, you’re sure to become a PRO at making earrings in no time. Remember to share this informative page with your friends so they can experience the joy of learning how to make earrings, too!