Beaded Necklace Tutorial - How to Make a Long Turquoise Bead Necklace in 3 Steps
Summary: Here is a beaded necklace tutorial that demonstrates how to make a long beaded necklace with flat round turquoise bead and drop jade beads strand, easy to make long necklace style.
How to make a long beaded necklace at home with the tutorial? This stylish long beaded necklace may whip up a kind of summer sparkle actually. In the necklace, we mainly make use of the colorful flat round turquoise beads to create a rainbow-like pattern and an unclosed lace-up ending that ensure its ease of wearing further.
Supplied needed for making the long beaded necklace:
Flat Round Turquoise Bead Strand
Drop Natural Jade Bead
6mm Abacus Bead
2mm Nylon Thread (not shown)
0.5mm Brass Wire
0.5mm Tiger Tail Wire
Flat Nose Plier
How to make the long beaded necklace?
Step1: Make the jade bead pendant
About making bails for the jade bead, you can refer to the information at our Wire Wrap Techniques.
In this turquoise bead necklace, you may need 8 units of such pendants.
Step2: String the beaded strands
1st, cut a length of 0.5mm tiger tail wire, measuring about 50cm long;
2nd, fold the wire in half and attach to a jumpring;
3rd, string the unit consists of flat round turquoise beads, natural jade beads and 6mm abacus beads.
4th, for the inside shorter strand, string: 10 flat round turquoise beads, 1 abacus bead, 7 flat round turquoise beads, 1 abacus bead, 1 natural jade bead pendant, 1 abacus bead, 7 flat round turquoise beads, 1 abacus bead, 1 natural jade bead pendant.
After that, repeat the processes backwards for the other side of the beaded strand.
5th, use a crimp bead to add another jumpring at end as beginning;
6th, for the longer beaded strand, cut the wire, attach to jumpring using crimp bead, and string the unit involved 15 flat round turquoise beads, 2 abacus beads and 1 natural jade bead pendant.
Step3: Attach two strands of thread
1st, cut two lengths of 2mm nylon thread, each measures about 50cm long;
2nd, fold the thread in half and thread through the jumpring;
3rd, pull two ends be equal and anchor it near the jumpring by using a crimp bead cover;
4th, repeat the same process for the other side!
Here, you’ve done your long turquoise bead necklace. Besides, in the end you can also try attaching a long chain that allows slip over the head and has no visible split. If you love beaded necklace but just can’t find the style or color combination you desired, why not just following our beaded necklace tutorial and making your very own piece?