Beaded earrings don't have to match a bracelet or a
necklace. In fact, when I wear earrings I prefer them to be statements all by
themselves. Beaded earrings are like little miniature works of beadwoven art.
And once you get started, they really are addicting - make one pair and you
won't be able to stop!
Looking at all the gorgeous earring designs available in the
Beading Daily Shop and on Beading Daily made me think about some
of the reasons I love beaded earrings:
earrings are (usually) easier to wear than a large statement necklace or
bracelet. Most of the time, if an earring is done right, you won't even know
that it's there.
earrings are great projects for beginners because they don't have to take a lot
of materials or time. You can make a gorgeous pair of beaded earrings using
just a few special beads in just a couple of hours.
a new technique can sometimes be easier if you try it by making a pair of
We've updated our popular earring free eBook to include more beaded earring patterns! In addition to Kelli Burns' gorgeous Hydrangea Earrings and Michelle Mach's Crystal Corona earrings, you can find four new earring patterns in 6 Free Earring Patterns to Learn How to Make Earrings: Designs and Instructions for Beaded Earrings:
Fringe earrings and fun and fast, as you can see in Pat
Wexelblat's Twigs and Branches. Make up several pairs in your favorite colors
or experiment with different shapes of leaf beads for fun results. Move on to Teri
Wlachin's easy Desert Skies earrings, made with basic branched fringe and a
spectacular color combination reminiscent of the American Southwest. Bead
artist Leslie Rogalski shows us that it really is hip to be square with the cool cube beads she uses in her Figure 8 earrings.
Feathers are another hot trend, showing up everywhere from runway models to American Idol, and you can get your own
feathery fix with Melody MacDuffee's Umber Pheasant Feather Earrings.
Beaded earrings make a great weekend beading project, and
they're great for informal beading get-togethers. Why not grab a few of your
friends and pass the ear wires? Have fun making your own beautiful beaded
Get your copy of our new free eBook 6 Free Earring Patterns to Learn How to Make Earrings: Designs and Instructions for Beaded Earrings today and get started making beaded earrings! It's free!