How to Make a Gothic Style Black Bead Choker Necklace for Halloween
Summary: Halloween is right round the corner, so today I’d like to show you how to make a black beaded choker necklace, which will be great for your Halloween parties.
This Gothic style choker necklace is made with different kinds of black beads and gold linking rings and chains, the color combination is very pretty and the design is suitable for Halloween parties!
Tools and materials needed to make this black bead choker necklace:
4mm Black Seed Beads
3mm Black Seed Beads
5*7mm Black Faceted Drop Glass Beads
8*12mm Black Faceted Drop Glass Beads
Faceted Round Gemstone Beads
Black Bicone Glass Beads
Golden Twist Chain
Golden Lobster Claw Clasps
Brass Crimp Beads
Golden Bead Tips
Black Nylon Sewing Thread
Round Nose Pliers
Long Nose Pliers
Side Cutting Pliers
Instruction on how to make the diy choker necklace:
Step 1: Make the bead links
1st, thread a 8*12mm drop glass bead onto a headpin, make a loop with round nose pliers and cut off extra wire to make a bead link. Repeat to make five of them;
2nd, thread a round gemstone bead onto an eyepin to make a bead link, repeat to make two in total;
3rd, make a bead link with a 5*7mm drop glass bead and an eyepin;
4th, make a bead link with a bicone glass bead and an eyepin;
5th, connect the bead links like picture shows below. You can also make a different combination as you like.
Step 2: Secure the thread before making the main pattern of the choker
1st, slide a crimp bead onto the thread, pinch the crimp bead with pliers;
2nd, slide a bead tip onto the thread to cover the crimp bead.
Step 3: Make the main pattern of this Halloween choker necklace
1st, string enough black beads onto the thread to make the main pattern, you can combine different black beads freely to make a chic pattern;
2nd, add the bead links to the necklace.
Step 4: Finish the black bead choker necklace
1st, thread a bead tip and a crimp bead to the other end of the thread, like picture shows;
2nd, pinch the crimp bead and bead tip with pliers, and then cut off extra wire;
3rd, add a short piece of twist chain onto one bead tip, and add a lobster clasp on the chain end;
4th, add a longer piece of twist chain to the other bead tip, and add a black gemstone bead link on the chain end.
Tada! Here is the finished black bead choker necklace:
And here is how it will look like when you’re wearing it:
It looks pretty cool right? Halloween is coming soon, try to make one for your Halloween parties! Oh, by the way, you can also make one with red beads, which will make the choker looks like blood, and that will be as “Halloween” as well.