DIY Statement Ring

DIY Statement Ring

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As a veteran crafter, I’ve always been obsessed with figuring out ways to use leftover supplies. I love how one project’s scraps can be another project’s highlight; it represents creativity at its finest. My latest DIY is all about that concept.

In this simple DIY statement ring project, miscellaneous remnants from past projects come together to create a brand new piece. It also happens to be beginner-friendly and inexpensive. Keep reading to make your own!

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Supplies:

  • Embroidery thread
  • Adjustable ring with loop
  • Head pin
  • 10 or 12mm jump ring
  • Small beads (2-4)
  • Charm(s)
  • Scrap chain(s)
  • Scissors
  • Jewelry pliers

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1. Add 2-4 small beads to the head pin.

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2. Using the cutter portion of the pliers, trim the head pin ½ inch from the top bead.

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3. Create a loop using the round nose ends of the pliers.

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4. With the exception of your thumb, place all four fingers together. Wrap the embroidery thread around your fingers 8-10 times.

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5. Remove the entire bunch. Place it on top of a short strand of thread.

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6. Tightly tie the thread around the bunch two to three times. A small loop will form at the top.

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7. Cut away the excess thread. Trim the bottom of the bunch to form a tassel.

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8. Open the jump ring with the pliers. Add the tassel, charm(s), chain(s), and beaded head pin to the jump ring.

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9. Add the jump ring to the loop of the ring. Close the jump ring.

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Your new ring is complete. Again, this project idea is ideal for using up leftovers from past projects. It also offers awesome practice for novice jewelry makers.

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As always, don’t hesitate to experiment with different colors or materials. This is exactly how you’ll showcase your personal taste and style. Need some ideas? Use multiple colors of embroidery thread for a vibrant tassel. Bring in several charms or chain strands for the ultimate statement piece. You can even make a ring with just tassels or charms.

Happy making!

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