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25 Cluster Jewelry Making Ideas

If you like bold, chunky, funky jewelry, you’ll love cluster necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. Here are some project ideas to try!

Colorful And Fun Beaded Bracelet Project

Colorful And Fun Beaded Bracelet

This necklace is made with a variety of colorful Swarovski Austrian crystals, pink, orange and yellow fiber optic cat’s eye beads, a variety of faceted fire polished crystals, disc shaped glass beads and much more. I also added silver hearts and silver bead accents throughout. I made the bracelet adjustable so the length is 7 […]

Alluring Heart Cluster Bracelet Project

Alluring Heart Cluster Bracelet

I used 6mm hematite hearts, Japanese pink square beads and pink E beads. To attach these beads I used head and eye pins. I chose faceted black chain and plain pink chain to contrast the colours of the bracelet. Finally I finished the piece using a lobster claw clasp. I simply felt in a creative […]

Copper And Jasper Earrings Project

Copper And Jasper Earrings

I started this project with a sheet of copper. I cut 2 large circles and drilled a hole on the top and bottom. I then used a doming block to give it shape. I attached 4 links of copper chain to the bottom hole. I added 4-5mm jasper beads and a gold bead to the […]

Green Cluster Necklace Project

Green Cluster Necklace

This necklace is constructed of glass beads on individual shaped wire. Each bead is then attached to a small section of silver chain with jump rings. This length of chain is attached to a wire wrapped bead that slides onto a chain. The clasp, which is not shown, is a simple S-hook. Most of these […]

Confetti Cluster Bracelet Project

Confetti Cluster Bracelet

This bracelet is very time consuming but very worth it. I started with a link bracelet (chain) with a clasp at one end. You can add jump rings to the other end to lengthen. You thread an headpin with a bicone and attach it to a link. Each link will take up to eight 4mm […]

Sunset Crocheted Wire Necklace Project

Sunset Crocheted Wire Necklace

This necklace was crocheted with 26 gauge colored copper wire and dyed glass chips. I love color and that is always my inspiration.

Tourmaline Goddess Cluster Necklace Project

Tourmaline Goddess Cluster Necklace

This necklace is made of rainbow tourmaline, sterling silver headpins, and sterling silver chain. Each tourmaline bead is strung on a headpin and hung from a link in the chain to form a “y” shaped cascade. I spent a long time collecting the gems for this necklace. The design came to me one day while […]

Cancun Waters Bracelet Project

Cancun Waters Bracelet

I used glass beads of delightful blues and greens and attached them to a sterling silver plated chain with square and round jump rings. I made the ‘S’ clasp from 16 gauge sterling silver wire. This piece is breezy and cool and remind me of the waters of Cancun Mexico, thus, the name!

Fruit Punch Earrings Project

Fruit Punch Earrings

These earrings are made up of bright orange carnelian rondelles, wire wrapped to a thin chain, with chunky, faceted lemon yellow chalcedony briolettes wrapped at the bottom. All the metal used in these earrings is gold filled and they hang about one and a half inches long from the bottom of the earwires.

Pearl & Sterling Treasure Necklace Project

Pearl & Sterling Treasure Necklace

This necklace reminds us of an oyster opening up, full of a pearly treasure! A sterling silver teardrop focal is hammered, textured and formed by hand, then oxidized and polished to bring out the gorgeous pattern. It is accented with peacock colored freshwater pearls, an almond twisted Swarovski pearl, and a single small white jade […]

Falling Leaves Earrings Project

Falling Leaves Earrings

Fall is so full of wonderful rich colors. And as you know I love leaves! So this is my way of capturing those colors in this fall inspired pair of earrings. The leaf charms are antiqued gold color with freshwater pearls in various sizes and rich autumn colors. They dangle from a gold petite chain […]

Lemon Quartz Dangle Necklace Project

Lemon Quartz Dangle Necklace

I have used sterling silver chain and wire to make this necklace, along with fine quality lemon quartz and amythest nuggets. This necklace also feature faceted carneliun, iolite and freshwater pearls.

Summer Blossoms Bracelet Project

Summer Blossoms Bracelet

Different shades of pink and green beads were all individually twisted onto a chunky gold tone chain. Beads range in size from tiny 4mm Swarovski crystals to 12mm coloured faux pearls. Chain has large 10mm links joins with a lobster clasp and measures 19cms.

Pink Coral Cluster Gold Filled Earrings Project

Pink Coral Cluster Gold Filled Earrings

I made my Aloha Sunset Earrings with little round pink coral gemstones that I brought back from a summer trip I took to the Hawaiian islands with my husband for our 32nd wedding anniversary. I hand wrapped them with 14kt gold filled headpins and clustered them together on 14kt gold filled chain and 14kt gold […]

Bold Orange and Green Bracelet Project

Bold Orange and Green Bracelet

Orange is in this summer in New Zealand. I love orange, and I feel very fortunate to have created this piece with my own beads combined with my favourite technique which is wire work. I made the base of the bracelet with size 6 seed beads, it took me 4 hours to create this piece […]

The Winning Heart Necklace Project

The Winning Heart Necklace

When Rick wanted to add few hearts in this necklace for his wife’s birthday, I thought that his hearts will disappear in the blue ocean with sea creatures but one big heart could be a winner. I created this three-in-one using my own beads that were made from Effetre, recycled glass and sea creature charms […]

Fall Cluster Statement Necklace Project

Fall Cluster Statement Necklace

With most of my work this season I have come to the realization that I am in a ‘bigger is better’ frame of mind. I am leaning more towards chunky statement type pieces. Also, I find I enjoy mixing gold and silver a lot and this piece reflects that. I began with only an inkling […]

Casual Salsa Necklace Project

Casual Salsa Necklace

I created this silver metal clay necklace to intentionally be charmy and have tons of movement when worn. I attached silver clay rings and random clusters of brown glass pearls and crystal beads to a sterling silver cable chain which I then anchored to a color-coordinated leather cord to make the necklace a little more […]

Black and Silver Polymer Clay Flower Earrings Project

Black and Silver Polymer Clay Flower Earrings

Each of these tiny flowers have been handmade one by one. I began with the dark black colour of polymer clay and added some white to have shades of gray from dark to light. I made some of the flowers with a shimmery polymer clay as well. I assembled the flowers with a silver ball […]

Purple Clusters Bracelets Project

Purple Clusters Bracelets

I made this piece by first getting a chain, and then adding 2 beads to every link. The beads are attached to a headpin and then attached to the chain with a jumpring. I have used a mixture of glass and acrylic beads of different purples. It is finished with a lobster claw clasp. I […]

Rose Swarovski Necklace Project

Rose Swarovski Necklace

I am a huge fan of pearls, and I love to use them in many pieces. In this piece I combined a creme coin shaped pearl with 4mm rose Swarovski crystals and attached them to an 18 inch silver plated chain. I think they are a great combination!

Lilac And Purple Bracelet Project

Lilac And Purple Bracelet

This very light weight bracelet has over 100 individually wrapped beads attached to a metal chain. There are 4 beads in every chain link. I’ve used a mixture of acrylic lilac beads, purple Swarovski beads and very small purple acrylic beads. The S hook allows for easy adjustment. Just hook into any chain link to […]

Goldie’s Garden Bracelet Project

Goldie’s Garden Bracelet

I often get requests for birthday bracelets. I use the stones that correspond to the birth month and the individuals astrological sign. This piece was inspired by my girlfriends mother “Goldie” who is a lovely, lively, bubbly and happy go lucky lady! I used 24 gauge silver wire to string smokey quartz beads and a […]

Futuristic Jewelry Set Project

Futuristic Jewelry Set

I love wirework, and this piece is designed using simple wire wrapping techniques. You can make this with seed beads as the base or just chain. I made mine with Swarovski bicone size 6 in clear. I then made the dangles with Bali silver beads, pearls in grey and recycled glass beads I made from […]

Cluster Charm Necklace Project

Cluster Charm Necklace

To make this necklace I used 1 metre of faux suede, roughly 20cms of silver plated curb chain, a variety of silver plated/tibetan silver charms, snowflake obsidian chips, coloured glass beads, 10-20 small jump rings, 1 large jump ring and 1 cord end. Tools: 2 pairs of long nose pliers, chain cutter and round nose […]



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