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3 Fashionable DIY wire jewelry tutorials

Eileen is the creative blogger behind Yes Missy, a DIY fashion and lifestyle blog. She has a special love for making jewelry and dainty accessories. When she’s not crafting, you can find her antiquing and exploring new places to brunch. ...

Make your own wire jewelry with these simple how-tos

Accessories and jewelry are a fun way to personalize an outfit with your own unique flair. These are three easy DIY jewelry ideas that offer crafty fashionistas ways to make their own designer-inspired accessories.

DIY jewelry supplies

Supplies:

  • 20-gauge jewelry wire
  • Jewelry glue
  • Faux pearls of different sizes

Tools:

  • Wire cutters
  • Pliers

Wire midi ring — wear it two ways

DIY wire midi ring

Midi rings have become a new fashion obsession. These dainty little rings are the perfect accessory to dress up your fingers. This tutorial goes over how to make a wire midi ring that can be worn two unique ways. You can either wear it with the ends showing for a chic, spiral look, or turn it over to create the classic stacked midi ring look.

Instructions:

Step 1: Cut wire

Cut the wire for the DIY midi ring

Use the wire cutters to cut approximately a 3-4 inch piece of wire.

Step 2: Shape the ring

Wrap the wire around a marker cap to shape the ring

Find a cylindrical object like a marker or lipstick that is approximately the same size as your finger. Wrap the wire around the object to form a spiral coil.

Step 3: Finish the ends

Using pliers, curl the ends into loops

Using the pliers, curl the ends into a loop.

Chanel-inspired pearl ring

Chanel inspired DIY pearl ring

This Chanel-inspired pearl ring is a classy accessory that's also super-easy to make. In a few easy steps, you can make your own version of this trendy pearl ring.

Instructions:

Step 1: Cut wire

Cut the wire for the DIY pearl ring

Measure and cut a piece of wire that goes 3/4 of the way around you finger.

Step 2: Apply glue

Apply glue to the cut ends of the loop, and insert the wire into the pearl

Apply glue to the end of the wire tip. Insert the wire into the pearl. It's good to have a cotton swab handy to clean up any excess glue.

Step 4: Repeat with other end of wire

Repeat steps 2 and 3 with the other end of the wire. Let the glue set before wearing.

Apply pearls to the cut ends of the wire loop

DIY Chanel-inspired pearl bracelet

DIY pearl bracelet

Now that you have your fingers bejeweled, here's how to make the a matching bracelet for your jewelry set. Also inspired by Chanel, this DIY pearl bracelet is similar to the ring, but features two pearls of different sizes.

Instructions:

Step 1: Measure and cut wire

Measure and cut the wire for the bracelet

Measure out how much wire you'll need around your wrist and then cut the wire with a pair of pliers or wire cutters.

Step 2: Apply glue

Apply glue to the cut ends of the wire, slide wire into the pearl

Apply glue to the end of the wire tip. Slip the large pearl onto the end of the wire.

Step 3: Repeat the same with the other end of the wire, using a smaller pearl.

Finished DIY pearl bracelet

Let the glue set and then you can enjoy wearing your new bracelet.

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