Everyone loves Christmas, and when that time of year arrives, what better way of getting into the festive mood than wearing some Christmas jewelry you made yourself?
For anyone who feels like trying, we’ve had a look online to see what other people have been making – and as a result, here are our favorite 25 DIY Christmas jewelry ideas you can have a go at recreating yourself.
1. Resin Christmas Earrings – Sustain My Craft Habit
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make some cute festive resin earrings and pendants. By filling them with green, red and silver glitter, you can give them an unmistakable Christmas feel, and they’ll be great to give as gifts – or simply to wear yourself.
2. Ugly Christmas Sweater Jewelry You Can Make – DIY Candy
If you’ve ever been to an ugly Christmas sweater party, you’ll know that choosing the right accessories is essential to complete the look. If that sounds like the kind of thing you’re looking for, this post is for you since it teaches you how to make some perfect items of ugly Christmas sweater jewelry. And if you don’t know what these parties are all about, you’ll find all the info in the post too!
3. DIY Crystal Snowflake Necklace from Cat Fox Designs
The crystal snowflake necklace this tutorial shows you how to make looks stunning, and you’d never guess that it was a DIY job. However, if you want to learn how to make it, this video tells you everything you need to know – and then you can see if you’re up to making one just like it yourself.
4. Swarovski Crystal Tree Earrings – Rings and Things
Here’s a great idea for making Christmas tree earrings using graded Swarovski crystals. We love the way they look, and the technique is also relatively simple, so most people should be able to copy it without too much trouble. They look adorable when they’re finished too, so if you like this style, why not have a go at copying this plan?
5. Handmade Bracelet with Beads – DIY Christmas Jewelry Set Making
This is a video we enjoyed a lot. In it, you get to watch as this talented YouTuber demonstrates how she made some Christmas-themed jewelry using beads and wire. The creations she comes up with are true works of art, and we’re sure that her ideas will inspire lots of other people to try making something similar.
6. DIY Christmas Tree Earrings Tutorial – Golden Age Beads
The Christmas tree earrings this plan teaches you to make are among the simplest we’ve seen – they consist of just a little wire and a few colored beads. However, they’re extremely attractive in their simplicity, so if you prefer your jewelry to have a more understated look, this should be a design you love.
7. Christmassy Earrings from Sonysree Creations
For those who enjoy making jewelry using the beading technique, this is a tutorial that should be of interest because in it, this YouTuber teaches us her method for making beaded Christmassy jewelry. It looks like painstaking work, but it’s fascinating to watch as the jewelry takes shape – and when it’s done, it looks fantastic. Check out her video to see what we mean!
8. Beebeecraft Beginners Project – 2 Steps to Make Christmas theme Dangle Earrings
If you’re a jewelry-making beginner and are looking for some simple Christmas-themed pieces to have a go at, this is a plan that should appeal. They’re super-easy to make using only a few simple items – but they look super-cute when they’re done! This is the kind of project that even the most novice amateur jewelry maker will be able to manage, so if that includes you, this could be just the project you’re looking for.
9. DIY Christmas Jewelry from Ventuno Art
In this video, you’ll learn how to make a pair of Christmas tree earrings with a matching necklace to go with them. They’re an original design, and they’re not too difficult to make either, so if you like the look, you should easily be able to make a set just like it.
10. Quick Christmas Tree Earrings – 30 Minute Crafts
Here’s a plan for making stylish minimalist Christmas tree earrings from simple and inexpensive materials. As the blogger writes, the reason they look so beautiful is that they are imperfect, so the trick is getting them to look the same. However, it’s not a difficult job, and they look fun to make, so if you’re looking for an easy jewelry plan to follow this one could be just the thing.
11. Kid’s Christmas Necklaces – Sunshineandhurricanes.com
This is a great plan for anyone with kids because it teaches you how to make some fun necklaces that your children can have a go at copying themselves. This is the kind of fun activity that would also be a great option for a youngsters’ Christmas party, so if you’re hosting one soon and are looking for things to keep them all busy and happy, give this post a read and see if it fits the bill!
12. Make Beautiful and Simple Beaded Cross Ornaments for Christmas
The beaded cross ornaments this YouTuber shows us how to make are not technically intended for use as jewelry, but you could wear them as Christmas-themed pendants, so we thought they merited a place in our list. In any case, whether you wear them or use them to decorate your Christmas tree, we think they’re lovely – check out the video to see if you agree.
13. Tutorial on Making Christmas Hoop Earrings with Seed Beads and Glass Beads
These classic-style Christmas wreath earrings are made from green and red beads along with a bit of fishing line, so they’ll cost hardly anything to make. They might take a little time to put together, but you’ll think it’s worth it when they’re done – and they’re sure to help you get into the Christmas spirit when the festive season comes around.
14. Christmas Wreath Pendant DIY Jewelry from Sonysree Creations
This is another video by the same talented YouTuber who uploaded the video in #7, so if you enjoyed that tutorial, this is another one that should appeal. This time, she shows us how to make a Christmas wreath pendant using a similar beading technique. All her work is so beautiful, and the jewelry she makes here is no exception – so give it a watch and see if you can make something like it yourself.
15. DIY Christmas Necklace with Candy Cane Cuteness – Mod Podge Rocks
For fans of Mod Podge art projects, this is a tutorial you should read. In it, you’ll learn how to make a Christmas pendant with a cute candy cane frozen inside. You can also use the same technique to make pendants containing a whole range of other festive-related items, so this is the kind of plan that will allow you to get as creative as you like. What else can you think of to use? It’s entirely up to you, but we’re sure you’ll have a lot of fun experimenting with different ideas!
16. DIY Beaded Cross Earrings – Christmas Earrings Tutorial
If you learn the basic techniques of beading, there are so many different types of jewelry you’ll be able to make – and this tutorial teaches you how to use beads to make Christmas-themed cross earrings. The YouTuber in this video is another highly talented individual, so if you want to learn a few tips and tricks from people who know what they’re doing, this plan is a recommended watch.
17. Polymer clay Christmas earrings ideas – Fimodiy.com
For those who enjoy working with polymer clay, this post is for you. It isn’t really a plan for making jewelry, but it does have lots of examples of the kind of thing that’s possible, so it should provide you with all the inspiration you need to create some original pieces of your own. Which is your favorite? We think we like the penguins most, but it’s so hard to decide!
18. DIY Easy, Cute Christmas Earrings How-To
As this YouTuber reminds us, people always love receiving handmade gifts – which is probably because all the extra effort you put in is appreciated more than if you just pick something up from a store. If that sounds like something you’d like to have a go at, this tutorial should be of interest because it teaches you how to make some gorgeous festive earrings that will be ideal to give as presents. Give it a watch and see if it could be the solution you’re searching for!
19. How to Make Cute Christmas Dangle Earrings with Cube Glass Beads
Here’s another great idea we love – green and red glass bead earrings in the shape of Christmas presents. If you like them too, you can easily make them using only a few inexpensive supplies you can pick up from your local craft store. This is not a difficult plan to copy but the result will look fantastic, so if this is a design you appreciate, what are you waiting for?
20. DIY Christmas Wreath Earrings
We’ve seen lots of videos of skilled jewelry makers at work – and here’s another one. In it, you can watch as this YouTuber makes a beautiful pair of Christmas wreath earrings that look amazing. This is also a plan that’s easy to customize, so if you’re not a fan of these colors, you can just choose different ones – although we think these earrings look wonderful just the way they are!
21. DIY Vintage Jeweled Christmas Tree: 3 Steps (with Pictures) – Instructables
This is not a plan for making Christmas-themed jewelry but rather for creating a Christmas tree out of old jewelry. However, it’s a great idea for an art project for the festive season, and if you have lots of old jewelry in your home, it’s an idea you might like to copy. Have a look and see what you think!
22. 4 DIY Christmas Earrings in a Minute
This is another video by the YouTuber who made the wreath earrings in #20, and if you liked that demonstration, this is another one you should find interesting. This time, she shows us how to make four different types of Christmas-themed earrings – and they’re all super-cute. This is the kind of plan that makes us want to have a go ourselves – and we’re sure we won’t be the only ones!
23. DIY Holiday Jewelry Idea
If you’re looking for fun Christmas-related projects that will allow you to put your beading skills to use, this is another one to watch. In it, you’ll learn how to make some simple yet elegant snowflake earrings that anyone would love to receive as a Christmas gift. There doesn’t seem to be any sound to this video, which is a shame – but don’t let put you off because it’s a great tutorial and one most people will be able to pick up a few ideas from!
24. Instant DIY Christmas Earrings Tutorial
For anyone who needs to make Christmas earrings in a hurry, this is the video you’re looking for! It lasts under a minute, and in it, you’ll learn how to make festive earrings in no time at all. It’s such a simple idea, but it works so well – give it a watch and see how she did it!
25. Tannenbaum (Christmas Tree) Earrings
The Christmas tree earrings you’ll learn how to make in this tutorial are a little more elaborate – and you’ll need to set aside a bit of time to complete the project – but they are well worth the effort. Christmas trees are one of the classic motifs for the festive season, so what better way to get in the mood than to folloow this design and make a pair of earrings?
Loads of great ideas for festive jewelry to help you get inspired
As you can see, there’s no shortage of ideas to help you get inspired when the festive season arrives, whether it’s for earrings, pendants or much more.
We’ve enjoyed collecting these plans for you, so we hope you’ve enjoyed reading and watching them all too. And above all, we hope we’ve helped you find the ideas you needed for making some attractive Christmas jewelry of your own.