10 DIY Jewelry Ideas | DIY Formula

10 DIY Jewelry Ideas

Searching for jewelry to match your new outfit can be expensive, exhausting, and very time-consuming. A creative solution is to learn how to make homemade jewelry. Don’t worry if you have not tried jewelry making before, though. Necklaces, bracelets, brooches, and earrings can be simple to make and beautiful to wear. The most important thing about DIY jewelry is having the correct tools available.

This makes the project easier and will help with your success. Store all of your jewelry making supplies together for easy access. Beads, clasps, and other findings can be re-purposed from older or broken jewelry. Check out these ten fun DIY ideas that are easy to make and gentle on the budget.

1. Easy Boho Style Bracelet

Here is a fun project that is quick and easy. You can learn how to make bracelets for casual or dress attires depending on the charm and cord you use. This style would lend itself to those under age 30. However, making bracelets doesn’t have to be anything but fun.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes
Materials You Need:

  • 1 lobster claw clasp
  • 2 jump rings
  • 2 end caps
  • cord
  • a charm
  • some seed beads
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • jewelry pliers

2. How to Make a DIY Coachella Charm Bracelet

This is a fun charm DIY bracelet you can make that will fit any wrist size. Also, you can choose the charms to fit a certain style or theme. Make it for yourself or as a gift. It’s great for teens and young adults who want to get into homemade jewelry.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes
Materials You Need:

3. How To Make A Braided Bling Wrap Bracelet

Teens will love this look. Make some for you and your friends. How about boyfriend and girlfriend matching bracelets? This is the epitome of jewelry making ideas for beginners who are just getting started. In fact, homemade bracelets are the first step.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes
Materials You Need:

  • 3 yards suede cord
  • 10 lengths rhinestone cord
  • 26 gauge craft wire
  • Clasp
  • Jump rings
  • Tape Measure
  • 2 needle nose pliers
  • 1 flush cutter

4. Easy Toggle Necklace Ideas

It’s an easy way to turn a simple toggle chain DIY necklace into a more sophisticated look. This can be an excellent accent to casual wear or office attire. Use beads or charms to get the look you want. This project would fit most styles of attire and would be ideal for ages 12+. You can start making your own jewelry, and it will barely take you a couple of minutes.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 10 minutes
Materials You Need:

  • 1 necklace chain with toggle clasp
  • 2 jump rings that are large enough to add the clasp of your charms.
  • Charms with clasps

5. Multi-Strand Necklace

This DIY bead jewelry project will be great fun as it allows for great versatility. Three strand necklaces tend to lend their style to work and dress outfits. You can create a matching DIY necklace to match a dress or use neutral colored beads that will go with most anything. Adults will enjoy this look.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 45 minutes
Materials You Need:

6. Easy 3 Strand Beaded Necklace

This project lends itself to making nice 3 strand pearl bead necklaces that will dress up a favorite outfit. Easy to make with repurposed pearl beads. It’s an excellent for teenagers who want to explore unique handmade jewelry ideas.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes
Materials You Need:

  • Bead mat
  • Bead stoppers
  • Chain nosed pliers
  • Wire Cutters
  • Round nosed pliers
  • Bead wire
  • Artistic wire
  • 6 2×2 crimp beads
  • 2 3-to-1 link findings
  • Lobster claw clasp
  • spacer beads



7. Easy To Make Dangle Earrings

This project is very versatile and can be for all ages. You can create DIY earrings to compliment any outfit. Have a necklace or bracelet that needs earrings? These DIY jewelry earrings may be the solution.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes
Materials You Need:

  • jewelry pliers
  • 4 seed beads of color choice
  • 2 complimenting medium beads
  • medium headpins with flatten end
  • 2 earring hooks

8. Basic Earring Construction

This DIY jewelry instruction includes making three types of basic earring styles. This includes a drop earring, an interchangeable earring, and a chandelier earring. In fact, it’s a good start in making earrings for yourself. Moreover, after you’ve made your jewelry you will want something to display them on, check out our DIY jewelry holders for that.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes
Materials You Need:

9. Safety Pin Brooch

This DIY jewelry project is easy and so much fun. You can create any look or theme you want with these brooches. Teens can create school spirit pin while grandmother can create a family birthstone brooch.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes
Materials You Need:

  • Cutting tool
  • Round nose pliers
  • A 2 1/4″ safety pin
  • Jump rings or split rings
  • Headpins or I pins
  • Charms, beads, and spacer beads of your choice

10. Easy To Do Brooches

This DIY jewelry fun to do project will teach you how to make a fun design that can be made into a brooch. Or, it can lead you to other creative ideas such as a necklace enhancer. Teens will love making these as well as adults.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes
Materials You Need:


Warning! Jewelry making can be addictive! Some projects may require a little practice, but you can also use this time to experiment. Have a get together with friends and make jewelry. Share your creative ideas and techniques! You will enjoy DIY jewelry with these fun ideas! Take your time and create beautiful pieces that you will be proud to wear! Learn how to make more accessories for yourself, like DIY flower crowns.


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