Tutorial on Making a Shiny Charm Necklace with Jump Rings and Rainbow Briolettes
Summary: This tutorial is going to introduce you how to make a shiny charm necklace with golden jump rings and various briolettes.
This DIY charm necklace is inspired by a patter from an online jewelry store. Golden jump rings stacking along the chain looks like swinging wheat. With those beautiful briolettes I would like to name this charm necklace “treasure in autumn field”.
Necessities for DIY colorful charm necklace:
Black acrylic rhinestone bead
12mm red imitation jelly acrylic bead
10mm purple tiger eye
10mm purple faceted glass bead
8mm lime faceted glass bead
6mm ivory glass pearl
Clear drop bead
Orange AB color drop bead
6mm green glass bead
Drop shaped glass beads
10mm blue glass beads
10mm blue faceted glass bead
10mm blue jade bead
0.5mm golden copper wire
Golden cross chain
Golden head pins
Golden jump rings
Golden lobster claw
Round nose plier
Flat nose plier
How to make a charm necklace with jump ring and various beads:
Step 1: Make various briolettes
1st, cut a piece of copper wire and thread it through a flat drop bead;
2nd, shape a triangle with both wire ends;
3rd, wrap short tail several times around long tail;
4th, make wire wrapped loop with long tail;
5th, in the same way covering another 5 briolettes.
Step 2: Prepare bead dangles
1st, slide faceted glass bead onto head pin;
2nd, bend it into 90 degrees;
3rd, make a wire wrapped loop with round nose plier;
4th, prepare 9 such bead dangles.
Step 3: finish the charm necklace DIY
1st, cut a 45cm length of cross chain;
2nd, slide multi-sized jump rings onto the middle part;
3rd, attach diversified dangles and briolettes onto certain jump rings;
4th, add lobster claw onto chain’s end.
Finally the DIY charm necklace looks like this:
So far, I have finished the “how to make a charm necklace” tutorial. I guess you might also be sparked by this Boho idea and want to make a jewelry set including charm bangle and charm hoop earrings.