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Vintage Inspired Dangle Earrings

Wear these Vintage Inspired Dangle Earrings from Linda Peterson on your big day! This do it yourself wedding craft is a cheap alternative to store-bought jewelry and will help you save big. Plus, you can save these forever!

Vintage Inspired Dangle Earrings


  • Two 4mm round pearls (this project used vintage pearls from a broken necklace)
  • Two small filigree silver bead caps
  • Two 8mm teardrop shaped crystal beads in color of choice
  • Two small silver spacers
  • Two 2mm Swarovski bicone crystal beads
  • 24 gauge non-tarnish silver wire
  • Two silver earring wires
  • Wire cutters
  • Round nose pliers


  1. Working off the spool, thread wire through teardrop bead leaving approximately 3/4” extension.

    Vintage Inspired Dangle Earrings
  2. Bend end of wire upwards and wrap around wire to secure bead. Trim excess wire away.

    Vintage Inspired Dangle Earrings
  3. Measure approximately 2” and cut wire from spool. Thread on: Bead cap, pearl, spacer, crystal.

    Vintage Inspired Dangle Earrings
  4. Grab wire with round nose pliers close to crystal bead.

    Vintage Inspired Dangle Earrings
  5. Loop wire around pliers to form a loop.

    Vintage Inspired Dangle Earrings
  6. Wrap wire around base of loop to secure and cut off excess wire.
  7. Attach dangle to earring wire.

    Vintage Inspired Dangle Earrings

For a video tutorial of this project, check out How to Make Vintage Inspired Drop Dangle Earrings.

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So you have everything for your wedding day but cannot find those earrings then why not make some yourself so you can design the way you want. You can choose color or beads or even use some beads from an old piece of jewelry. I love these dangle vintage earrings they are so elegant but yet so easy to make. While you are at it why not make some out of different color for the bridesmaids too. The nice thing is you can use these again and again. Alot more affordable than buying some high dollar ones.

Very pretty and very easy. I make and sell jewelry and I can recommend this project to anyone, even a beginner. The only suggestion I can add is if the cost of Swarovski crystals scares you, try Czech Crystal or glass faceted beads. They are just as pretty , a lot cheaper and you aren't paying for the name. No one will know the difference.


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