DIY Inspiration: Anna Davern Digital Print Jewelry. You could try using magazine or printed digital images, sealing them, then adding something like Mod Podge Dimensional Magic on top. First seen at Design Crush here. This video here shows that you can use Mod Podge Dimensional Magic without a bezel.
DIY Easy Earrings to Ear Cuffs Tutorial from A Matter of Style here. She uses an easy clip for the cuff. I posted a roundup of DIY clip-on earrings here and you can get the clips at any craft store.
DIY Safety Pin and Chain Earrings. I love any craft made of safety pins because they are cheap and unique (search my site for “safety pins”).Tutorial from Mich L. in LA here.
DIY Miniature Whisk Earrings. Perfect gift for a cook. Have you seen these on Etsy? I have. Easy tutorial from Bacon Time with the Hungry Hungry Hypo here.