Hot Jewelry Trend! Earring Jackets & Swoops

Learn how using earring jackets is as easy as 1-2-3!

The front-and-back earring trend was just the beginning. Now, earring jackets and swoops are the must-have accessory for summer. Using earring jackets is easy! If you make jewelry for resale, encourage your customers to mix and match and make this trend their own:

Step One

Pick a stud or post earring. There are so many from which to choose! From CZ to freshwater pearl to bar posts and more, we've got you covered.

Step Two

Place the post through the ear, then place a swoop or jacket on the post behind the ear. Attach the clutch. That's it!

Step Three

You can use almost any sterling silver charm with a large enough hanging loop as an ear jacket. The filigree teardrop pictured above is actually a pendant, but it makes a lovely earring jacket.

If you were a teenager or older in the 80’s, then you know earring jackets are a throwback. Think Madonna and Rosanna Arquette in Desperately Seeking Susan. But, earring jackets were available even before that in fine and costume jewelry. They’re a fun, economical way to change-up your conventional post earrings.

Shop for post earrings, earring jackets, swoops and more at HalsteadBead.com.

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