If you love the look of stamped metal and riveting, but find it too intimidating to get started, I’ve got the perfect project for beginners today. Really! I made this 8-minute video tutorial for you guys to show you how to stamp jewelry and how to rivet jewelry to make a beautiful and unique pair of earrings. Ready to DIY a fabulous new accessory? I thought so – let’s get started!
Here’s what you’ll need for this stamped earring tutorial – I’ll leave links to the products I used below so you can buy them if you’re looking for this exact look. You can click the affiliate links below to learn more, or support my blog by making a purchase – but don’t forget, half the fun of DIY is making your own unique accessories, so get creative with any items you like!
- Bench block and hammer
- ImpressArt 6mm Whimsy Flower design stamp and ImpressArt 3mm Whimsy Flower design stamp
- Drop shaped pewter stamping blanks
- Permanent marker and polishing pad
- 2-Hole Punch (3/32″)
- Rivetable flowers
- 5.3 mm eyelets
- Eyelet setter
- Earring wires
- Jewelry pliers
I did my best to keep things short in the video, so if you’re looking for more detail on stamping that what I cover, you should jump over to my beginner’s metal stamping tutorial for a comprehensive overview. But if you think you’re ready to get started, or you just want to see it up-close this time around, then let me show you with this YouTube tutorial.
To get the look, it’s an all-over floral patterned stamped design with a hole punched in the center, and a floral accent riveted on top of the teardrop shape. The only findings that need to be added are a pair of earring wires – making this a really fast project with a lot of room for forgiveness if your work isn’t exactly perfect.