Earstuds for your DIY jewelry projects

Here you find our assortment of earstuds for jewelry making in silver, oxidised silver, gilded silver and surgical stainless steel etc. All materials are nickel-free and hypoallergenic. Some are ready-to-wear pieces of jewelry like earstuds with stars, hearts, triangles or snakes, other earstuds are waiting for your creative touch. Earstuds with cup and peg are typically finished with a pearl or bead, earstuds with pad can be decorated with jewelry components with a flat back like cabochons, resin flowers, leather pendants, enamel coins etc. All earstuds comes with a corresponding number of earnuts/fasteners.
With few exceptions, Smyk's gold-plated 925 jewellery parts are E-coated for water resistance and high wear resistance.

For inspiration and DIY tutorials on DIY jewelry with earstuds, please visit our blog. For example:

Exquisite jewelry setpieces

Earrings in geometrical shapes 

Scandinavian minimalism

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What are stud earrings?

Stud earrings consist of a pin that goes through the earlobe and has a clasp or back stopper at the back. In front, there can either be a small piece of jewelry that sits close to the earlobe, or a ring, a chain or something else.

The ear studs in our selection can be combined in different ways with beads, chains, charms and much, much more. In the following, you can find inspiration for how you can use the many different ear studs to create your own jewelry, exactly the way you want it.

About the materials of our stud earrings in gold and silver design

First of all, we want to emphasize that all stud earrings in our webshop, regardless of the material they are made of, are nickel-free. In addition, there are some differences between them, which we will explain here. We will tell you everything you need to know about the materials of our most popular stud earrings, which are:

studs in silver and oxidized silver
studs in gold design (gold-plated silver)
surgical steel studs.

When our stud earrings are labeled as silver, we guarantee that they are always made of genuine 925 sterling silver.our gold-plated stud earrings are made of 925 sterling silver, which has an 18 carat gold plating. This means that it is both real silver and real gold, and you therefore get high-quality gold-plated stud earrings.

Surgical steel is cheaper than silver. It is available both with a silver-like appearance and in a gold-plated version.

Get creative with silver and gold-plated stud earrings

There are endless possibilities for combining our many different ear studs with other types of jewelry parts. For example, some of the studs have a surface that is intended for gluing cabochons on. Cabochons are gemstones with a flat back, which makes them perfect for simple stud earrings.

Other stud earrings have eyelets where you can attach chains or loops to create beautiful pendants. Either use simple chains and pendants or create a luxurious bohemian look with several different types of chains and gemstones. There are also stud earrings specifically designed for pierced pearls, which can either be mounted on sticks or in small bowls. Pearl stud earrings are particularly popular right now, and with gold or silver-look studs, you can create your own version of the big fashion phenomenon.

In fact, the possibilities for creating unique pieces are almost endless, and it's only your imagination as a jewelry maker that sets the limits for your creative expression. If you're ever in need of inspiration, you can always take a look at our vast universe of inspiring DIY guides.