Detailed Tutorial on Making Ocean Inspired Statement Necklace with Blue Glass Drops
Summary: Do you want to make your unique jewelry for the beach in summer days? Follow me to check this tutorial on making ocean inspired statement necklace here!
Most people enjoy spending holiday on beaches in summer days. Today I made an ocean inspired statement necklace as the summer is reaching. As you can see from above picture, this necklace is pure and shiny, which will certainly attract attentions from the crowds. Now check the tutorial here.
Supplies in making the ocean inspired statement necklace with blue glass drops:
8mm White Glass Pearl Beads
6mm White Glass Pearl Beads
4mm White Glass Pearl Beads
6mm Red Faceted Glass Beads
12x8mm Blue Glass Drop Beads
8mm Blue Glass Faceted Beads
2mm White Seed Beads
Tibetan Style Toggle Clasps
0.3mm Tiger Wire
Instructions on making the ocean style statement necklace with blue glass drops:
Step 1: Bead the basic pattern for the statement
1st, cut a piece of 0.3mm tiger wire (about 90cm), and tie it to the Tibetan style toggle clasp as shown;
2nd, combine both wires, then thread them through 6 4mm white pearl beads and 6 8mm blue glass beads alternatively;
3rd, separate the wires by adding a 6mm red glass bead, a 6mm white pearl, a 6mm red glass bead, a 6mm pearl bead, 2 2mm seed beads, a 12x8mm blue drop beads and a 2mm seed bead in sequence and leave the other wire alone;
4th, thread the wire backward through along the blue glass drop bead and a seed bead, then add a seed bead, a white pearl, a red glass bead and a white pearl on the wire;
5th, thread the wire through the first red glass bead on itself and tighten up.
Step 2: Make the second pattern for the statement
1st, combine the wires again, and thread them through a 4mm pearl bead and a 8mm blue glass bead;
2nd, separate the wires by adding a 6mm red glass bead and a 6mm pearl bead to one wire;
3rd, thread the wire through the 6mm red glass bead on the first statement pattern as shown and tighten up;
4th, thread the wire through a 8mm white pearl bead, 2 seed beads and a blue glass drop bead, then thread it backward through the blue glass bead and 2 seed beads;
5th, slide a 8mm white pearl bead, a 6mm red glass bead and a 6mm pearl bead to the wire, then thread the wire through the first 6mm red glass bead that you just added;
6th, now combine the wires again, and thread them through a 4mm pearl bead and a 8mm blue glass bead, then repeat above procedures to bead the rest patterns for the statement.
Step 3: Finish the ocean style statement necklace
1st, bead enough patterns for the statement according to the above steps, and stop when you reach a proper length;
2nd, combine the wires, and thread them through 6 4mm pearl beads and 6 8mm blue glass beads alternatively;
3rd, attach and tie the wires to the clasp, then thread the wires through along the beads respectively in case of slack and finally trim off them.
This is my final piece! I'm so proud to show you my ocean style statement necklace!
This statement necklace is easier to make than you may think it may be. There's only one basic pattern in making this statement necklace, thus making it simple in beading. Anyway, this beautiful blue statement for the beach is worthwhile to try, why not give it a chance?