As we welcome a new year, it’s always nice to take a look back and reflect. In 2012, DIY jewelry became bigger than ever, and AllFreeJewelryMaking.com has the projects to prove it! Before we plunge full-force into 2013, we thought it would be nice to revisit some of our greatest hits of 2012. Here you’ll get a peek at the top 100 most popular DIY jewelry projects of the past year, as chosen by our fabulous readers. Did your favorites make the list? Read on and see!
Which project came out on top in 2012? The uncontested champion among our array of amazing DIY jewelry projects were these absolutely stunning Gorgeous Goddess Beaded Earrings! Once you take a closer look at these beautiful beaded dangles, we’re pretty sure you’ll agree they deserve their number one spot.
Coming in at a close second was the ever popular Chain and Seed Bead Summer Necklace. This simple multi-strand necklace project would be a great way to bust that seed bead stash and get a fresh start for 2013, would it not? It’s also an awesome beginner project, so if your New Year’s resolution is to add beading to your crafting skill set, you couldn’t find a better place to start.
Vowing to be more frugal in 2013? Then the Missoni Knockoff Necklace will be right up your alley. The third most popular project of 2012, this thrifty, designer-inspired jewelry project shows you how to get the look for less.
Wrap bracelets were huge in 2012. Did you get in on the trend? If not, try this Dragonfly Roundup Wrap Bracelet, our fourth most popular project of the past year. Better late than never, right? This effortless layered look isn’t going out of style anytime soon.
These four fabulous jewelry projects are just the beginning! Check out the full list of our Top 100 DIY Jewelry Patterns, including everything from weaving to wirework and chainmaille to macrame. This eclectic mix of DIY jewelry projects has something to suit every style and skill level!