Easy Project - How to Make a Vintage Silver Brooch with Chain and Beads
Summary: This tutorial will share a DIY beaded brooch with you all, hope you will like it and try to make one later!
This vintage silver brooch is made with simple materials which can be found on our web easily, so if you also wanna make it, just follow my detailed processes to have a try. Now let’s see it together~
Supplies you’ll need in making the DIY brooch with chain:
9x7mm Teardrop Wheat Glass Pearl Beads
15x9mm Drop White Acrylic Pearl Beads
18x13mm Oval Faceted Glass Cabochons
10x10mm Square Glass Cabochons
Silver Flower Bead Caps
Filigree Brooch Link Findings
Silver Tibetan Style Bead Caps
Silver Jump Rings
Silver Cross Chains
Flat Nose Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Side Cutting Pliers
Instructions on how to make a vintage brooch:
Step 1: Make some basic patters for the vintage silver brooch
1st, prepare a rectangle filigree brooch finding and make it into a double square shape with pliers as pictured (you can also choose filigree brooch findings in other shapes, just as you like);
2nd, put and glue a red oval faceted glass cabochon to a flower bead cap with hot glue gun;
3rd, put 4 teardrop wheat glass pearl beads to 4 flower bead caps respectively and glue them firmly with glue gun.
Step 2: Make other basic patterns for the brooch
1st, pint 2 flower bead caps into flat and glue a black square cabochon onto them respectively;
2nd, slide a drop white pearl bead to a headpin and make a loop at the other end of it;
3rd, cut a quite short piece of cross chain and link it to bottom of the filigree brooch finding through 2 jump rings as pictured.
Step 3: Add bead patterns and chains to the filigree brooch finding
1st, attach a drop pearl bead pattern to middle of the short chain;
2nd, cut a piece of cross chain attach it to both sides of the filigree brooch finding through jump rings;
3rd, cut another piece of cross chain (shorter than the second one) and attach it to middle part of the filigree brooch finding, then link middle of the longer chain with this one together through a jump ring;
4th, glue the 2 square cabochon patterns, the 4 pearl bead patterns and the red oval cabochon pattern to the filigree brooch finding as pictured.
Step 4: Finish the DIY beaded brooch
1st, cut another piece of chain (the longest one among all the chains) and attach it to middle of the first two chains as pictured;
2nd, glue a brooch finding onto back of the filigree brooch finding patterns.
Here is the final look of the DIY beaded brooch!
Another picture for the vintage silver brooch.
Now this brooch with chain and beads is finished quickly, really personalized, right? There are so many DIY beaded brooches on our web, you can find more. Anyway, have a nice day!