How to Make Earrings: 3 Different Types of Earrings to Complete Your Look!

How to Make Earrings: 3 Different Types of Earrings to Complete Your Look!
Earrings - Photo by Christina Clendenin Tate from Flickr
SHARE - Earrings have become one of the most popular fashion accessories all around the world. It has been around for a long time since our ancestors' days. Men and women wear earrings to make their appearance look more stylish. But, did you know that a long time ago men wore earrings more than woman? 

Yes, earrings can be considered as a unisex accessory that has been around for a long time up until now. This piece of jewelry has a variety of types that you can choose as you like. The models and types of earrings are greatly developed as time goes by. 

Nowadays, there are so many types of warrings such as stud, hoops, dangles, barbells, ear spikes, ear threads, and many more. Earrings are a piece of jewelry that can be found anywhere. You can buy from a jewelry shop that you like. You can even make it by yourself at home!

Is this your first time to make earrings at home? Worry not, Tripboba has compiled the tricks on how to make earrings that you can try out at home. Stick around to the very end of this article to find which type of earrings you should make at home.

1. How to Make Beaded Earrings

Beaded Earrings - Photo by Cheryl Brind from Flickr

The first type of earrings in this 'how to make earrings' article that Tripboba will show you is the beaded earrings. The cute little beads will shine beautifully in your ear. Now, Tripboba will show you how to make earrings from beads. Here are the steps that you can follow on how to make earrings.

Step 1. Prepare the ingredients needed to make the earrings. In this case, you will need earring hooks, endpins, beads, wand wire cutters.

Step 2. Next, add the beads to the endpin. You can make it as creative as you can. Do some color and pattern experiments to make it more pretty.

Step 3. You can continue to add the beads as you want. You can make it longer or shorter. Remember to give the bead some space, so it won't be too stiff.

Step 4. If you think you are done with the design of the beads, you need to bed the end of the head-pin. You can use a pair of round-nose pliers to help you.

Step 5. Attach the earring hook just before you close the loop on the head-pin that you make before. 

Step 6. Yay! Now you have just made an earring. Continue to make the other one and your pretty earrings are ready to wear.

2. How to Make Leather Earrings

Leather Earrings - Photo by May Murray from Flickr

The second tutorial on how to make earrings that Tripboba has prepared is the leather earrings. To make a pair of leather earrings, you need to do the steps as follows.

Step 1. Gathers the tools and ingredients that you need to make a pair of leather earrings.

Step 2. Now, start with making a small circle of leather. You can make a circle shape out of cardboard to help you trace the perfect shape of the leather. Then, trace the shape on the back of the leather.

Step 3. Cut the circles carefully.

Step 4. Then, give the circle a hole. You can use a hole puncher to help you. Place the hole near the top of your leather circle.

Step 5. Next, you need to attach the earrings hook on the hole that you made previously.

Step 6. Close the hook and you are done! Now you have a simple and chic round leather earrings to rock your style!

3. How to Make Tassel Earrings

Tassel Earrings - Photo by CHIHARU HONJOH from Flickr

Next, Tripboba will show you the way on how to make tassel earrings to complete your looks. To do so, here are the steps on how to make earrings that you can try.

Step 1. Start with creating the tassel. You can use some yarn or embroidery floss to make the tassel.

Step 2. Then, cut the cardboard in a rectangular shape. You need to make it around 4 inches (10.16 centimeters) long.

Step 3. Next, cut 5 inches (12.7 centimeters) long string and tape it to the cardboard. This gonna be the hang of your tassel.

Step 4. Now, you need to wrap around the string around the cardboard. You need to do it lengthwise. If you want your tassel to appear full, you can wrap more string to the cardboard.

Step 5. If you are satisfied with the amount of the strings, now, cut the string when it reaches the bottom.

Step 6. At this point, you need to take the tape off the cardboard and tie the end of the strings. Tie a tight knot, so the tassel will not lose its shape.

Step 7. After that, you need to cut the strings that you wrapped on the cardboard. To do so, grab the end of the cardboard and cut the strings.

Step 8. The tassel is almost ready. Now, cut a 10 inch (25.4 centimeters) long string to wraps around the top part of the tassel. Tie it around a half-inch from the top, wraps around, and finish it by tying the ends closely.

Step 9. Trip the end of the tassel to make it even and the tassel it done.

Step 10. To finish up the earrings making, you need to attach the earrings hook. Take an earring hook and put it on the top of the tassel and close it with round-nose pliers.

Step 11. Yay! The tassels earrings are complete!

That's all three different ways on how to make earrings. Which style do you like? Now, time to make your earrings!


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