Young and Crafty Sisters: Teardrop and Ball Earrings (Tutorial)

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Teardrop and Ball Earrings (Tutorial)

Teardrop earrings

Now let me tell you, I am no jewelry designer. This is my first time to even try it and I’m still not even sure you would call it “designing” jewelry.


These earrings basically made themselves. I received the hook (not sure what they are called) part of the earring from my sponsor Wholeport. I’ve never tried jewelry making and wanted to give it a shot. I picked up the teardrops from Hobby Lobby for about $2.


All you do is grab some pliers or something to open up the little hook, slip your earring on, and then close it up.

Teardrop Earrings 2

BAM! You just made yourself some earrings.


I also received the swirly balls from Wholeport. These were made the same way as the teardrop earrings.

Ball Earrings

Sometimes you just need a simple pair of earrings to put on. These fit the bill perfectly!

Ball earrings 2

Now that I’ve tip toed into this jewelry making world, I’m curious to try more. You may be seeing more jewelry posts in the future :)

Have you made jewelry? Do you have any tips or tricks? Are there any must have tools?