How to Make Braided Bead Necklace - Handmade Suede Cord Braided Necklace Idea

Summary: This handmade braided necklace idea will show you how to make a pretty braided necklace with pink suede cord and stone beads

How to Make Braided Bead Necklace - Handmade Suede Cord Braided Necklace Idea

Braided suede cord necklace is splendid jewelry idea for those girls who pursue simple and natural life style. Learn from this handmade braided necklace tutorial, create your own one and it will be a great match for dress and blouse items

Materials and tools for braided bead necklace:

2.5mm Pink suede cord
6mm pink paint-sprayed beads
Bronze ribbon end
Bronze chain
Bronze lobster
Bronze jump ring
Bronze head pins
Round nose plier
Flat nose plier
Wire cutter

Materials and tools for braided bead necklace

Instructions on making braided bead necklace:

Step 1: Braid suede cord

1st, cut six 25cm lengths of suede cord and crimp one end with bronze ribbon end;
2nd, make 3 slots and braid triple-strand braiding;
3rd, cut off excess suede cord and crimp the other end with ribbon end.

Step 1: Braid suede cord

Step 2: Make bead dangles

1st, thread one pink bead through a head pin,, bend the tail down;
2nd, make a simple loop with round nose plier;
3rd, prepare three dangles and attach them to the center part of the braiding.

Step 2: Make bead dangles

Step 3: Finish the braided necklace

1st, pick two 18cm lengths of bronze chain, attach them to both ends of the braiding;
2nd, add lobster clasp and jump ring to the necklace.

Step 3: Finish the braided necklace

The final look of braided bead necklace is like this:

The final look of braided bead necklace

Tada! You have made this suede cord braided necklace! You can also braid a corresponding bracelet, and they will become a perfect match in a set. I believe the handmade braided necklace will be a great way to inject some of your personality elements into your outfits.

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