46 Ideas For DIY Jewelry You’ll Actually Want To Wear

The world of do-it-yourself jewelry has really stepped up its game. Thanks to all the creative craft bloggers out there, you can learn how to make the kind of jewelry you see in boutiques — and start sporting arm parties in no time.

1. The Tiny Tassel Bracelet

2. Painted Bobby Pin Earrings

An awesome way to put that leftover nail polish to good use.

3. The Chevron Bracelet

Using string and hexagonal nuts from the hardware store. Get the full directions here.

4. The Braided Bead Necklace

Get the full instructions here.

5. The Leather Collar Necklace

via Refinery 29.

6. The Fork Ring

Get the full directions here.

7. The Beaded Fringe Necklace

Get the directions and pattern here.

8. Easy Wire Hairpins

Click here for more directions.

9. The Washer Necklace

Get the full directions here.

11. Polymer Clay Bead Necklaces

Polymer clay, also called Sculpey, comes in a variety of colors and can be molded and baked. Get the tutorial here.

12. Celine-Inspired Knot Bracelet

Here’s another tutorial using Sculpey.

13. The Dainty Knot Ring

14. Neon Rope Cuff Bracelets

15. The Wire Motif Pendant

16. The Wire-Wrapped Rock Ring

Get the full directions here.

17. The Spike Rope Bracelet

18. The Geometric Shrinky-Dink Necklace

Learn how to make shrinky-dink jewelry here.

Also check out this Shrinky Dinks ring.

19. The Knot Chain Bracelet

More info at I Spy DIY.

20. Pretzel Knot Hemp Jewelry

Watch an instructional video.

21. Painted Leather Triangle Earrings

Get the tutorial here.

22. Beaded Safety Pin Bracelets

The directions are in Spanish so you might want to run it through Google translate.

Here’s another variation plus directions in English.

23. The Ponytail Cuff

This easy hair accessory is made from plumbing rings.

24. The Wrapped Cord Friendship Bracelet

This bracelet is made from embroidery floss and polycord found in a hardware store.

25. The Leather and Chain Arrow Bracelet

Reuse an old belt for this DIY.

27. The Cable Knit Bracelet

Download the pattern (.pdf) here.

If you’re not a knitter, you could just wrap cuffs using the material from an old sweater.

28. DIY Silver Bugle Geometric Necklace

Get the full tutorial here.

29. The Braided Cord Bracelet

Learn this knot to make a simple bracelet out of cord.

30. Studded Bracelets

Martha Stewart shows you how to make leather studded jewelry.

31. Rope and Pearl Bracelet

Get the full tutorial here.

32. The Three Strand Bracelet

This dainty bracelet idea comes from Make It and Fake It.

33. Woven Chain Bracelets

35. Disco Earrings

Here is the tutorial for these Chanel copycat earrings.

36. Nautical Rope Bracelets

Get more directions here.

37. Sculptural Folded Paper Bracelets

Download the PDF directions here.

39. The Gold Lace Slave Bracelet

See the tutorial here.

40. Painted Leather Bracelets

Get the full tutorial here.

41. T-Shirt Bracelets

Cut strips, braid, and wrap together for chunky bracelets.

Here’s a tutorial on how to turn t-shirts into a nautical bracelet.

42. Tassel Earrings

Get the tutorial here.

43. Metallic Twig Bangles

This DIY uses real twigs and spraypaint.

44. The Metallic Hardware Necklace

More jewelry made from pipes, by PS I Made This.

45. The Spike Ring

Get the DIY for this edgy ring here.

46. Spraypainted Rhinestone Necklace

Take any old piece of jewelry (one that’s tarnished, perhaps?) and spraypaint a crazy color.

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