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Browse Earrings

A Quadruple of Earrings favorite thing to make. I wanted some new stuff for when I try and get on Amazon Handmade.
Components: ceramic earring components, Czech glass, black crystals, enameled earring components, copper washers, Red Agate...I think, brass earwires

Oor Earrings

These cool, modern earrings can be a staple in your everyday style. These earrings were designed by Becky Nunn.


Becky Nunn designed these modern earrings, with the perfect pop of color.

Turquoise Spikes

A simple, polished silhouette is created by setting the thin spike focal into a cord end. Turquoise is my favorite color in every shade, so using...

Shreds of Blue

Hippy type hangers
Components: Hand made focal discs from "Outwest, " picasso bead and wavy disc spacers on each with shreded scraps of tie die fabric

Happy Hearts

Needed some orange earrings and loved these heart drops on Etsy
Components: Orange painted pewter drops and simple strands of seed beads

Sapphire UFO earrings

Danglies to coordinate with a dark blue ceramic ring necklace.
Components: Czech glass sapphire UFOs, wooden saucer beads, silver-lined cobalt seed beads, light blue vintage Venetian seed beads, hook end head pin, antique bronze wire, bronze tone earwires. [Necklace is ceramic ring pendant on natural-colored 2mm leather cord, foldover cord ends, jump rings, lobster clasp]

Fringed Chandelier

These boho beauties are light-weight and have a soft range of colors in the patterned acetate pieces.

Retro Drop Earrings

These are funky yet subtle in color so they can be everyday wear. Thread the wire through starting at the teardrop wrap a few times then up through...

Geometric Acetate Earrings

Cool, modern, and geometric these earrings are high in style.

Black Pearl Hoops

Simple, modern earrings for everyday wear.

Acetate Earring Ideas

Using acetate components these earrings are retro with a modern twist. Acetate pieces are light-weight durable and come in many pattern variations.

Last Minute Gifts

These lampwork beads just arrived in time to make some simple earrings for a few friends.
Components: lampwork beads, Aquamarine, Pink Opal... LB and pewter charms

Reggae Penguins?!

And Now for something completely silly. Yah mahn. These little fellows were longing to go “up North” to Jamaica, but told me they needed...
Components: LB African donut beads, lampwork penguins, trade beads, findings from my stash.

Night Out Earrings

I love how the 16x6mm Czech teardrops move when grouped together, especially when hung from chandeliers :)

Arctic Drops

I'm not sure if it's the AB finish, the opalescence, or the soft metallic luster (or all 3) that made me fall in love with these teardrops. They...

Cobalt Droplets

Teardrops and chandelier components are the perfect earring pairing :)

Those last minute gifts..

My cousins from overseas and interstate decided to pay us a very surprise visit today. We found out they were coming last night. Panic mode! So...
Components: From Lima Beads: All bare copper wire (dipped in LoS), Czech flower beads and the tiny shell copper charms.. From Etsy: Indonesian glass beads and recycled Indonesian glass beads. Orange vinyl disc beads 4mm (LB sell the 6mm version). My stash: The enameled copper charms. They are a deep red colour, but unfortunately, it is hard to see it in the photos.

Midnight Earrings

Using these ready made woven beads is wonderful for earrings! An 8mm round bead or a teardrop is perfect to drop from the bottom of the woven bead...

Boho Beauty Earrings

I know these are large woven diamonds, but they are really lightweight and make perfect statement earrings! Add a 20x9mm Czech Glass Teardrop...

Holly Berries Earrings

These are so simple and easy for the holidays. Use an ear wire with a larger loop so that you can easily loop through the bead. This works great!

Fairy Garden Earrings

These are long light-weight earrings that drape your shoulder. I love the mix of the colorful woven focal with the leather tassels.

Metallic Vintage Lava Earrings

Using these large Nunn ear wires with the metallic lava rock is a great way to get a vintage vibe with a touch of texture.

Wire Wrapped Metallic Lava Drops

These earrings are fun and colorful. Make them as long or short as you want. I like combining the 6mm rounds with a 10mm round.

Oplulence Earrings

Tierracast designed these earrings with the luxurious Byzantine era as inspiration.

Tis....Almost....the Season

I've started making my Christmas presents early. Ideally everyone gets earrings, but I couldn't resist the little Naja pendant.
Components: red patina chandeliers, Black Onyx..LB, enamel little critters, copper spacers and beadcaps..LB, Yellow Mookaite, Naja crescent pendant, Rainbow Moonstone, Ancient Roman Glass, copper earwires..LB, brass chain and lobster.

And now for the ears..

I had a lot of fun with these.. The ceramic charms are Clay Cult ones from Cambodia (charity run organisation that helps local women).. With the...
Components: All the bare copper wire and Irish Waxed Linen and the Czech Beads are from Lima Beads. Copper sheet for the caps, my own stash, was textured with a coin, aged in LoS and sealed after it was cut and formed around the bead. The white recycled glass beads are Java recycled glass beads and the little striped beads are also Indonesian seed beads, from Etsy. Clay charms are from Cambodia - hand made and fair trade (made by a charity run organisation that helps local women), purchased on their website.. Big blue donut/disk Ghana recycled glass bead and small orange disc beads, from Etsy, but also available here on Lima Beads..

Music to Your Ears

Getting ready for the Day of the Dead.
In South Texas it's a bigger deal than Halloween.
Components: Tierra Cast Antique Silver charm Pewter Bead Silver ear wire

Nebula Earrings

These earrings meld retro and modern in the most delightful way. These earrings are light-weight and rate high on the trend scale.

A Couple of More.....Earrings

These are two of my favorites. I decided to start making earrings for Christmas presents.
Components: copper enamel links, Lucite flowers. Czech green daggers, orange O's, orange glass bead, blackened brass thorns, black heart connectors, Black Onyx..LB, copper and brass earwires..LB.


Just a pretty pair of fall inspired earrings. thought the color of these horse eye Czech glass beads looked like maize and the charms remind me of...
Components: Greek bronze sun charms, Czech glass horse eye beads, sterling silver hammered beads, sterling silver earwires

Floral Fun

I thought these Tierracast floral links were unusual and would make neat earring components. I paired them originally with burgundy mini tassels...
Components: Tierrcast floral link, stainless steel chain and tassel/gemstones/crystals

Mid Century Modern Earrings

I love this new collection of Acetate Jewelry! It reminds me of the late 60’s Retro Modern Style! I made the links with Black Hematite Beads to...
Components: Silver Plated components, Hematite Beads, Silver Plated French Ear Wires

Peach moon

I love the peach moonstone drops I have & have made quite a few pieces with them, I made these earrings with a pair of sterling silver half hoops I...
Components: Sterling silver half hoops, etched silver rings, chain, electric blue crystal & Czech glass blue rondelles

Ghostie Chain Gang!

I saw these Czech Opalite Tulip beads online with a fun idea, so ordered LB Orange Recycled 6mm Round Beads and put together some lil’ ghosties!
Components: Silver plate stainless steel earwires, jumprings, headpins; Czech opal tulip beads, Swarovski flatback crystals, LB Orange recycled glass beads, green seed beads

Dragon Bead Earrings

Tierracast created these earrings with components inspired by the vintage artwork and symbolism of China.

Newest Earrings

I seem to have a thing lately about making earrings. It's my favorite piece of jewelry to make!
Components: Olive enameled leaves..C-Koop, Jasper, Garnet, Red brass flowers, Red Hematoid Quartz, Red Bend Jasper, Bronze patina ed three hole component, Apatite nugget, Turquoise rondelle, Aquamarine and brass and copper earwires..LB.

Rustic Raspsody

The ceramic bits I buy from a man in Germany. The red/bronze facets are chek from Limabeads. So are the tiny blue 2mm facet chek. Then just a...
Components: Opps, did it again.... i get these catagories confused (i dont know why?) Shhh. The ceramic beads are so cool. The other side are bright blue so you can easily switch them up if wanted. The red bronze cheks are one of my favz from Limabeads. They look like a hammer just whacked them from a cave wall. They are so simple. Im going to be making earrings more.

On Angela's Wings

Angels wings
Components: Quarts wings with silver groovy disks and chek yellow/spotted rondells on plated silver earring castings. The swarovski faceted rondells are old swarovski milk opals.

Bees still need flowers!

I’ve had these Lima Beads Satin Hamilton Gold honeybees for a while, plus the LB ear studs & findings. When LB had the great sale I fell in love...
Components: LB SHG findings and Czech beads