DIY Projects & Crafts Colorful Tassel Earrings These shimmery creations range from a subtle one-inch length to a shoulder-dusting six. We've always been fans, but tassels are truly having a moment, and no wonder: The light-weight embellishments make a big sartorial statement when worn with summer basics. And while they look high-fashion, they're low-effort. By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Website An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Updated on September 20, 2018 Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: CHELSEA CAVANAUGH Make a matching Mini-Tassel Chain Necklace to pair with your set of earrings. To make your own tassels of any size with thread, see our easy how-to. For more jewelry-making projects and ideas, browse our collection of Handmade Earrings. What You'll Need Materials TopAccessories21 mini tassels, 1", in Light Camel, $2 for 10; and silk handmade tassels, 2.3", in Coral, $2.50 for 6, topaccessories21.etsy.com. Nature Beads silk handmade tassels, 2.3", in Rose Quartz, $3 each, naturebeads.etsy.com. Tintin Beads Chinese-knot tassels, 6", in Canary Yellow and Aqua, $6 for 2, tintinbeads.etsy.com. Needle-nose pliers Ear wires, in Sterling Silver, $5.25 for 2 pairs; and in 14-Karat-Gold Filled, $7.75 a pair, firemountaingems.com. Instructions Choose the size and color of your tassels. (Tip: See our editors' favorites in the materials list.) Use needle-nose pliers to slip fishhook-shaped ear wires through tassels and insert the top loops of the tassels inside. Pinch the wire closed around the tassels.