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Spook-tacular ghost earrings

Even if you’re not crazy for Halloween, you’re sure to see a few festive earrings in this collection that suit your scary side. No tricks here, just a week’s worth of beaded treats!

Show off your Halloween "spirit" with these fun and easy spook-tacular dangles.


  • 4 13 mm ceramic ghost beads (Rings & Things, 
  • 4 2 mm spacers
  • 12 in. (30 cm) 20-gauge twisted wire
  • 4 1 1⁄2-in. (3.8 cm) decorative head pins
  • pair of twisted-wire earring wires
  • chainnose and roundnose pliers
  • diagonal wire cutters


ghost earrings 1
Step 1
On a decorative head pin, string a ghost bead and a spacer. Make a plain loop. Make a second ghost-bead unit.
ghost earrings 2
Step 2
Cut a 6-in. (15 cm) piece of wire. About 21⁄2 in. (6.4 cm) from one end, make a wrapped loop. Do not trim the excess wire.
ghost earrings 3
Step 3
On each end, make a plain loop. Open each loop and attach a ghost-bead unit. Close the loop.
ghost earrings 4
Step 4
Bend each wire as desired. Open the loop of an earring wire and attach the dangle. Close the loop. Make a second earring to match the first.
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