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    Updated on Sep 28, 2020. Posted on Oct 2, 2012

    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

    themetricchild.blogspot.com

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

    3. The Chevron Bracelet

    whollykao.com

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

    4. The Braided Bead Necklace

    ecabonline.com

    Get the full instructions here.

    5. The Leather Collar Necklace

    6. The Fork Ring

    kirstenerickson.blogspot.com

    Get the full directions here.

    7. The Beaded Fringe Necklace

    blog.a-common-thread.com

    Get the directions and pattern here.

    8. Easy Wire Hairpins

    weliveupstairs.blogspot.com

    Click here for more directions.

    9. The Washer Necklace

    bywilma.com

    Get the full directions here.

    10. Glitter Rings

    11. Polymer Clay Bead Necklaces

    delightedmomma.com

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

    creativeindexblog.com

    Here's another stylish necklace tutorial using polymer clay.

    12. Celine-Inspired Knot Bracelet

    asplendidassemblage.com

    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

    buzzfeed.com

    Get the full directions here.

    17. The Spike Rope Bracelet

    18. The Geometric Shrinky-Dink Necklace

    hocuskocis.blogspot.com

    Learn how to make shrinky-dink jewelry here.

    curbly.com

    Also check out this Shrinky Dinks ring.

    19. The Knot Chain Bracelet

    ispydiy.com

    More info at I Spy DIY.

    20. Pretzel Knot Hemp Jewelry

    View this video on YouTube

    youtube.com

    Watch an instructional video.

    21. Painted Leather Triangle Earrings

    henryhappened.com

    Get the tutorial here.

    22. Beaded Safety Pin Bracelets

    susannaserres.com

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

    craftbits.com

    Here's another variation plus directions in English.

    23. The Ponytail Cuff

    specu-laas.blogspot.ro

    This easy hair accessory is made from plumbing rings.

    24. The Wrapped Cord Friendship Bracelet

    a-few-good-things.blogspot.com

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

    25. The Leather and Chain Arrow Bracelet

    bywilma.com

    Reuse an old belt for this DIY.

    26. Fringe Earrings

    27. The Cable Knit Bracelet

    sascha-lovetoknit.blogspot.nl

    Download the pattern (.pdf) here.

    little-inspirations.blogspot.com

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

    28. DIY Silver Bugle Geometric Necklace

    parkandcube.com

    Get the full tutorial here.

    29. The Braided Cord Bracelet

    seekyee.com

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

    30. Studded Bracelets

    marthastewart.com

    Martha Stewart shows you how to make leather studded jewelry.

    31. Rope and Pearl Bracelet

    swellmayde.com

    Get the full tutorial here.

    32. The Three Strand Bracelet

    makeitandfakeit.com

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

    33. Woven Chain Bracelets

    honestlywtf.com

    See the tutorial here.

    34. The Criss Cross Bead Bracelet

    35. Disco Earrings

    whowhatwear.com

    Here is the tutorial for these Chanel copycat earrings.

    36. Nautical Rope Bracelets

    ablissfuldream.blogspot.co.nz

    Get more directions here.

    37. Sculptural Folded Paper Bracelets

    allthingspaper.net

    Download the PDF directions here.

    38. An Ombre Wrapped Cuff

    39. The Gold Lace Slave Bracelet

    shinetrimny.blogspot.com

    See the tutorial here.

    40. Painted Leather Bracelets

    abeautifulmess.typepad.com

    Get the full tutorial here.

    41. T-Shirt Bracelets

    pinterest.com

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

    brit.co

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

    42. Tassel Earrings

    trinketsinbloom.com

    Get the tutorial here.

    43. Metallic Twig Bangles

    apair-andaspare.blogspot.com

    This DIY uses real twigs and spraypaint.

    44. The Metallic Hardware Necklace

    psimadethis.com

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

    45. The Spike Ring

    studs-and-pearls.com

    Get the DIY for this edgy ring here.

    46. Spraypainted Rhinestone Necklace

    apair-andaspare.blogspot.com

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

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