DIY Black Pearl Wire Wrapped Earrings

DIY Black Pearl Wire Wrapped Earrings

I was trying to figure out what to make for my craft today so I was looking through my supplies and found that I had a lot of wire laying around. What better project to work on with a bunch of wire than wire-wrapped earrings?

With the right tools, these earrings are very easy to make. You can make them without the tools but it is more time consuming and your fingers are definitely going to get roughed up. Your choice, though!

materials for DIY wire-wrapped pearl earrings

Things You Will Need
Jewelry wire
Earring hooks
Jewelry pliers
Thing-A-Ma Jig

**You can get the materials for these earrings at Michael’s or any other craft store.

wire-wrapped circle

Step 1
Make a circle with the top of your wire using the largest gauge on the pliers.

wire-wrapped bottom circle

Step 2
Using the largest circular peg that comes with your Thing-A-Ma Jig, wrap the wire around it so you have something that looks like the image above.

wire wrapped top circle

Step 3
To get a slightly smaller circle, wrap the remaining wire around one of the plier handles.

small wire wrapped circle

Step 4
Make the same small circle as your did in step 1, but instead of using the largest gauge, use the smallest.

black pearl wrapping

Step 5
Wrap your smaller wire around one side of the bottom circle, then slide your pearl onto the other end of the wire.

wire-wrapped pearl charm

Step 6
Do the same thing with the wire on the opposite side.

DIY Black Pearl Wire Wrapped Earrings

Attach your hooks and you have some adorable new black pearl earrings! Okay, they aren’t black pearls, they’re faux pearls, but I still like them just the same.

Let me know what you think!

4 thoughts on “DIY Black Pearl Wire Wrapped Earrings

  1. Pingback: 5 Easy DIY Earring Ideas | Make Something Mondays!

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.