How to Make Beaded Statement Necklace - DIY Triple-Colored Statement Necklace
Summary: This tutorial aims at teaching you a simple way about how to make beaded statement necklace with a gradient of bead sizes and colors.
This statement necklace will appear in a perfect ombre effect and multi-sized beads placed at regular intervals will generate a fine visual effect. Therefore we highly recommend you to learn this “how to make beaded statement necklace” project.
Materials and tools for beaded statement necklace:
0.3mm golden tiger tail wire
8mm silvery spacer beads
4mm black round paint-sprayed beads
6mm black round faceted glass beads
8mm black round glass beads
8mm red round sprayed jade beads
10mm red round sprayed jade beads
12mm red round faceted jade beads
Bronze Tibetan style links
Bronze lobster clasp
Bronze jump ring
Bronze crimple bead covers
Round nose plier
Flat nose plier
Instructions on how to make beaded statement necklace:
Step 1: Make beaded part
1st, pick a 20cm length of tiger tail, thread it through the second loop of bronze connector, fold it over the loop, and crimp the end;
2nd, slide onto the tiger tail three 4mm black beads, two 6mm black beads, two 8mm black beads, two silvery beads, three 8mm red beads, and symmetrical order of silvery beads and black beads; 3rd, fold the other end over second loop of another connector and crimp it down;
4th, in the similar way finish another two beaded chains; the second chain starts and ends at third loop of connector; there are three 4mm black beads, three 6mm black beads, two 8mm black beads, two silvery beads, four 10mm red beads and so on;
5th, the third row has five 4mm black beads, three 6mm black beads, two 8mm black beads, two silvery beads, five 12mm red beads and so on.
Step 2: Finish the statement necklace
1st, pick two 16cm lengths of bronze chains, open their end links and connect both to the bronze connectors;
2nd, attach lobster clasp to one chain and jump ring to the other chain.
The final look of vintage statement necklace is like this:
Tada! You have finished making a beaded statement necklace! I don’t like people being roundabout, and I am not fond of necklaces made in roundabout way; I think that this idea is a good shortcut to make a simple statement necklace.