Project of the Week: Melody Wire Earrings

Ukrainian designer Oksana Trukhan strives to design jewelry that reflects natural shapes, colors, and materials. These sweet Melody Wire Earrings are the perfect way to dip your toe into wire weaving and explore those inspirations. The graceful swirls, pretty pearls, and fine-gauge wire weaving create an elegant, wearable design. Here’s what you’ll need to make them: […]

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You can never have too many earrings, but it sure is fun to try! Earrings are an ideal type of jewelry to make because they don’t require sizing. Since they also don’t require a lot of supplies in general, learning how to make earrings is a great way to feature leftover or small quantities of […]

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Last year I got the bright idea that I’d make a sterling silver wire snowflake. I wanted to challenge myself with multiple solder joins in close proximity, in one piece, without melting any of the 20-gauge sterling silver wire. It turned out to not be as much of a challenge as I thought; every single […]

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Epoxy clay is a fun and relatively new jewelry-making material that’s so easy to work with! It is known for its adhesive superpowers that allow you to set stones in it or adhere stones to metal (or even metal to metal) with no heat, no messy glues–just mix, press, and cure. And you can learn […]

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Now you can make your own real metal jewelry using silver, copper, bronze, or steel (even gold) without sawing metal sheet or soldering pieces together. Making jewelry with metal clay combines the accessibility of clay with the look, feel, and value of precious metals and non-precious metals alike. In this fabulous tutorial, you will find […]

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Beaded earrings don’t have to match a bracelet or a necklace. In fact, when I wear earrings I prefer them to be statements all by themselves. Beaded earrings are like little miniature works of beadwoven art. And once you get started, they really are addicting – make one pair and you won’t be able to […]

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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. […]

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