How to Make a String Wrapped Tribe Necklace in 4 steps - Free Tutorial
Summary: This string necklace making tutorial is all about how to make a necklace with black, red and green strings. No intricate knotting skills or tools required!
Have you collected abundant colorful threads lying around and wondered how to make a necklace with them? Fantastically rich in color and texture, this thread wrapped necklace is definitely a statement necklace as well as an exotic one. Then, we’ll show you one demonstration with black, red and green strings.
Supplies required for string necklace making project:
10mm Natural Mashan Jade Bead
8mm Natural Mashan Jade Bead
6mm Natural Mashan Jade Bead
Metal Spacer Bead
Lobster Claw Clasp
1mm Nylon Thread (red, black & green)
3mm Leather Cord
Hot Melt Glue Gun
Round Nose Pliers
Flat Nose Pliers
Side Cutting Pliers
How to make the string necklace?
Step 1: Adorn the chandelier component with jade beads
1st, string the beads and findings onto headpin as picture shows;
2nd, keep 6mm pin to create a simple loop;
3rd, attach the beaded dangles onto the hexagon chandelier component. This is the focal pendant of our thread wrapped necklace.
Step 2: Wrap the main thread necklace part
1st, take the black nylon thread and tie up to one end of leather cord with a fasten knot;
2nd, start to wrap the thread around leather cord;
3rd, when the black area reached to 1/3 of entire necklace, stop to replace the black thread with red one and keep wrapping for 1/4 of the central 1/3 part of necklace;
4th, replace the red thread with green one and wrap for another 1/4 of the central 1/3 part;
5th, slide the prepared pendant in step 1;
6th, repeat the processes above backwards for the other side of necklace.
Step 3: Add the fabric element
1st, cut two strips of fabric measures 3~4cm wide;
2nd, heat the glue gun and glue the fabric at top half part of red area;
3rd, repeat the same process to the other side.
Step 4: Attach the clasp
1st, remove the tape on two ends of leather cord and attach the matching cord ends with pliers;
2nd, add the clasp and jumpring.
Tada! This is how we complete our thread wrapped necklace. It is so unique that you won’t find a similar piece anywhere else. Plus, the recycled fabric strip wrapped around the string also makes your necklace more standing out and meaningful! Just take your strings and try wrapping such a tribe necklace.