How to DIY Vintage Style Pearl Brooch with Glass Beads
Summary: This article is mainly to tell you how to make a vintage style pearl brooch with glass beads. The one who love wearing brooches, never miss this.
It seems that brooches are not necessity in our daily wearing. We usually wear earrings, necklaces, bracelets and miss out brooch when we date out with friends. Actually a charming brooch can make you stand out in crowd. So today’s tutorial is to teach you how to make a beautiful vintage style pearl brooch. Hope you will love it!
Materials needed in vintage style pearl brooch:
Instructions for vintage style pearl brooch
Step 1: Make beaded flower
1st, prepare a 150mm tiger wire, string a teal glass pearl bead and a black glass bead to the tiger wire, repeat twice; cross the right side of the tiger wire through the six beads from the left side; tighten the tiger wire;
2nd, cross the tiger wire on the bottom side through a teal glass pearl bead, a black glass bead and a teal glass pearl bead; string five beads to the right side of the tiger wire in the following sequence: a black glass bead, a teal glass pearl bead, a black glass bead, a teal glass pearl bead, and a black glass bead, cross the tiger wire through the first black glass bead and teal glass pearl bead; repeat the pattern twice;
3rd, string a black glass bead, a teal glass pearl bead and a black glass bead to the tiger wire, cross the tiger wire through a teal glass pearl bead which pattern is made in 1st, cross the tiger wire through black glass beads and teal glass pearl beads to form the beaded flower; scissor the tiger wire to finish the beaded flower pattern.
Step 2: Make basic vintage style pearl brooch
1st, string a 10mm white glass pearl bead with 0.3mm copper wire, fix it on the center of the brooch finding;
2nd, fix the beaded flower around the 10mm white glass pearl bead with 0.3mm copper wire on the brooch finding.
Step 3: Finish making vintage style pearl brooch
Attach some 6mm white glass pearl beads at the proper locations with 0.3mm copper wire to the brooch finding; here I add 8 6mm white glass pearl beads to the edge of it.
Look, the final look of vintage style pearl brooch is like this:
Now, I have finished my vintage style pearl brooch. Do you love it? If you answer is “yes”, then just follow my tutorial, and you can own one.