How to make a long necklace with pearls and mother of pearl shell beads

Summary: This is an amazing creation of many pearls and mother of pearl shell beads. Each step on making this long bead necklace is demonstrated with clear photos.

How to make a long necklace with pearls and mother of pearl shell beads

This season, we’re largely inspired by the enchanting marine life. Mixing the fruits of sea-pearl and mother of pearl shell beads, this long necklace is a fabulous one-of-a-kind statement collection that features a long bronze chain for the ease of wearing. Here we go, move your hands and learn how to make the necklace then!

Supplies needed in pearl and shell necklace:

Mother of Shell Bead
Freshwater Shell Pendant
10mm Pearl Bead
Metal Bead
Crimp Bead
Jumpring
Headpin
Chain
Tiger Tail Wire
Side Cutting Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Side Cutting Pliers

Supplies needed in pearl and shell necklace

How to make a necklace?

Step1: Make the shell beads strand

1st, take your mother of pearl shell beads and some small jumpring;
2nd, stack the shell beads two by two. Then, connect by a jumpring;

connect the shell beads by a jumpring

3rd, stop when the length reaches 40cm long.

make a 40cm long shell chain

Step2: Make the pearl beads strand

Cut a length of tiger tail wire, string the 10mm pearl beads. Keep it 25~27cm long.

Make the pearl beads strand

Step3: Attach the two above things to a chain

1st, remove a 15cm piece of chain and open the jumprings on last chain link;
2nd, hook the two shell beads and then close off carefully;
3rd, attach the pearl bead strand onto the chain using a crimp bead;
4th, repeat the same to the other side of necklace;

Attach the two above things to a chain

Step4: Adorn the chain

1st, on one side, adorn the last chain link with vintage silver beads and golden beads;
2nd, on the other side, hang on the heart pendants as embellishments.

Adorn the chain with heart shell pendants

Tada!

finished peal and mother of pearl shell bead necklace

So, there you’ve learnt how to make a necklace out of pearl and mother of pearl shell beads. The necklace with beautiful pearls and mother of pearl shell beads may fit for anyone with a love of sea!

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