Free DIY Jewelry Making Ideas and Instructions

Would you enjoy making your own jewelry? If so, you’re going to love this page of free DIY jewelry making ideas and instructions. Whether you’re interested in making beaded jewelry, wire jewelry, crocheted jewelry or some other type of jewelry, you’ll find inspiration and project ideas on this page.

Free Jewelry-Making Instructions

DIY Necklace Instructions

1. Learn How to Crochet a Freshwater Pearl Necklace

Jewelry-making techniques you’ll use to make this bracelet:

  • Bead crochet
  • Wire crochet

2. Fabric Crochet Necklace With Wire-Wrapped Glass Pendants

Jewelry-making techniques you’ll use to make this bracelet:

  • Fabric crochet
  • Wire wrapping (or you can just purchase the pendants already wire-wrapped)

DIY Bracelet Instructions

3. DIY Wire Lace Cuff Bracelet — Free Instructions

Jewelry-making techniques you’ll use to make this bracelet:

4. Southwestern Turquoise and Red Coral Chip Bead Bracelet

Jewelry-making techniques you’ll use to make this bracelet:

5. DIY Wire Lace Cuff Bracelet — Free Instructions

Techniques you’ll use to make this bracelet:

5. Tunisian Crochet Wire Bracelet With Beads

Techniques you’ll use to make this bracelet:

Color Inspiration for Jewelry Making

When you look at any of these ideas, keep in mind that it’s easy to create different looks simply by changing out the colors of the materials you use. Simply choose new bead colors, wire colors, fabric colors (etc). In some cases you can also change bead shapes or pendant shapes to create interesting customized jewelry project variations.

The following picture shows you an alternative colorway idea for the fabric crochet necklace I linked to above. I’ve made this necklace in bunches of different colorways, and each color variation appears to take on a whole new “fashion personality”.

Color Inspiration for Jewelry Making

This page was last updated on September 18, 2017.