Handmade Jewelry – Ombre Earrings {with a giveaway}

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I love handmade jewelry!! 
Today I’m sharing an easy pair of handmade ombre earrings.  
I shared these over at Love Grows Wild a couple weeks ago and wanted to share them with you because I love how they turned out.
purple ombre earrings

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They really are easy to make.  I promise!
purple ombre beads

Purple is my favorite color so when I found these ombre beads at AC Moore I couldn’t wait to get home and make something out of them.

All you need to make your own ombre earrings are:
22 teardrop beads in 3 – 4 different colors
jump rings
earring hooks
round nose pliers
headpins or wire
Purple Ombre Earrings
Step 1:  Add jump rings to each bead.  Use headpins to create loops on larger beads.

Step 2:  Separate your chain so you have two pieces with 5 links.

Step 3:  Add earring hooks to one end of the chain

Step 4:  Add two light beads to the first link of the chain right under the earring hook.  Add two more light beads to the second link.

Step 5:  Continue adding two beads to each link until you have your desired length.  Then add the darkest bead to the last link (you will have 3 beads on the last link).

Step 6:  Put on your new earrings and admire yourself in the mirror (because that is what you will want to do).
Purple Ombre Earrings
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So what do you think?
Simple enough, right?!  Trust me – if I can do it, you can definitely do it!!
And, since I love to give things away as much as I love making jewelry, I’m giving away a pair of these earrings.
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  1. I am definitely not a crafty girl… no matter how hard I try
    These earrings are so cute!

  2. I am definitely not a crafty girl… no matter how hard I try
    These earrings are so cute!

  3. So much so that I’ve started a business with my Awareness Jewelry line. I started it because my fiance suffers from a debilitating disease called Gastroparesis.

  4. I have so much jewelry making stuff in my closets…I should pull some out and see if I can recreate these with all the beads in there! I love the ombre effect!!!

  5. These are BEAUTIFUL! I love purple too… ok have to enter the giveaway! Pick me, pick me! πŸ˜‰
    Mackenzie πŸ™‚

  6. So excited to make these! I used to make my own jewelry all the time and I just might have to start doing it again πŸ™‚

  7. Gorgeous Kara! I really have never tried making my own jewelry but you always make it look so easy πŸ™‚

  8. I’m just starting to make my own jewelry…only made bracelets so far. Thanks for the giveaway of the beautiful earrings!

  9. I like to get jewelry and fix it up so it is more my style. Usually I get cheap stuff for $1 or $2 and then take the feathers or crazy things off them to make them more my style.

  10. Now, I have some time to enter your raffle. I love making jewelry, actually. particularly earrings. I seem to just ‘crank them out’. fast and easy. You did great with these ones. They are beautiful. Very designerish!~ btw i have a raffle on our blog for a designerish necklace…., it’s beautiful and contemporary: made with crochet and real coral…

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  13. I love the color v much! This pair of ombre are really special and pretty! I’d like to know what’s the material of the teardop beads. Is it glass bead or plastic beads?

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