Get Your Craft On With 7 Surprisingly Simple Jewelry DIYs

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Contrary to what most may think, you don’t have to be a veteran crafter to make one-of-a-kind jewelry. The simplest ideas can make the biggest impact -- and that’s why we all love a little DIY in our lives! From rings to bracelets, this list features 7 easy jewelry projects from around the web that feature surprisingly simple techniques.

7. Painted Wood Bead Necklace

A Beautiful Mess

Add a fun splash of color to your favorite outfit with a handmade bauble necklace. All you need is some acrylic paint, wood beads, leather cord and an afternoon. Acrylic paint is available in hundreds of shades, giving you an endless list of potential color combinations.

6. Heart-Shaped Ring


Minimalistic chic is a style that is classic and timeless. With just a little bit of wire and handiwork, this heart-shaped ring is the perfect elegant addition to your jewelry box. For additional variations, use wire in different finishes.

5. Fabric Wrapped and Beaded Bracelet

Kirsten Nunez

At first glance, this fabric wrapped and beaded bracelet looks like it requires fancy needlework. Thankfully, the project calls for nothing of the sort. Single stitches and strands of beads make up this eye-catching statement bangle.

Related: Fabric Wrapped and Beaded Bracelet by Kirsten Nunez for eHow Style

4. Marble Gem Stone Pendant

Fall For DIY

Stone-inspired jewelry is a great way to bring in an earthy vibe to your look. Start it off with a marble gem stone pendant necklace, made with inexpensive polymer clay and a cake decorating mold. This clever tutorial demonstrates how clay can emulate marble, saving you a pretty penny.

3. Infinity Wire Necklace

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This infinity wire necklace project explains how to recreate a popular symbol using wire and the handles of your jewelry pliers. This dainty necklace is ideal for layering.

2. Knot Bracelet

A Splendid Assemblage

For some designer inspired arm candy, try your hand at this Celine-inspired knot bracelet made with polymer clay. Apply metallic spray paint for something even closer to the real deal (but for a fraction of the price).

1. Lace Earrings

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These feminine lace earrings use appliques that can be bought at the fabric or craft store. You won’t have to worry about the intricate details, making this is an extremely easy project. The hardest part will be choosing which ones to use!