How To Make Leather Teardrop Earrings

How To Make Leather Teardrop Earrings

Today learn with us how to make beautiful teardrop earrings and with many different scrap pack variations, the sky is the limit for different designs that your can make.

We have the perfect DIY jewelry project for you. This leather earring DIY project is so easy to make and requires only a few basic supplies.

You can spare 10 to 15 minutes to craft these leather earrings and you will be surprised to see how easy it is.


Things You’ll Need:

Tracing Paper

Genuine leather or scraps, or already prepared earring blanks that you can find in our shop

Earring Nooks (Fish Hooks)

Jump Rings

Silver Pen


Jewelry Pliers



How to make Leather Earrings

Tracing the Template Patterns

You can pick which size you want for which color and outline the template patterns on the selected leathers. You can trace the patterns on any side of the leather pieces, the front side will allow you to clean a silver pen, but if you choose vegetable-tanned or aniline leather, mark the backside.


Cutting the Patterns

Use a pair of scissors, leather knife, or Cricut to cut out the outlined teardrop patterns from the selected leather details. Make sure to cut out the edges well and smoothly.


Making Holes on the Patterns

Take a sharp needle, or leather hole puncher and hold any one of the leather teardrop cutouts. Poke a hole adjacent to the top pointed end of the leather cutout. Also, grab the rest of the leather cutouts and poke holes on them near their pointed edges.


Hooking Jump Ring

Take a jump ring (size depends on the thickness of your leather) and insert the jump ring via the hole of the leather teardrop cutout.


Attaching All Patterns Together

Insert the medium-sized leather teardrop pattern to the front side of the large one and then insert the little leather teardrop to the front side of the medium one. Place them together nicely.


Securing the Earring Hook

Hold an earring hook. Attach the earring hook with the jump ring and then use flat nose pliers to close the jump ring tightly.


Crafting the Other Pair

Follow the same technique to craft the other earring to complete the pair.

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