How to Make a Stylish Choker Necklace with Wax Cord and Large Hole Beads
Summary: Choker necklaces have been very hot these days, so toady we’d like to share you a tutorial on making a tassel choker necklace. If you can’t buy your designed one, you can try to DIY this one!
This tassel choker necklace is very simple to make, just with some wax cord and large hole beads, you can easily finish it within few minutes. If you want to have a try, follow me to see the details!
Tools and materials needed to make this stylish choker necklace:
How to make the beaded choker necklace:
Step 1: Make the beginning beaded pattern
1st, cut about 360cm of gold wax cord, thread it through a silver jumpring, then fix both cords with a large hole pearl bead, make sure one cord is about 10cm longer than the other one;
2nd, slide a blue glass European bead and another acrylic pearl bead to both wax cords, and fix the beads with a silver crimp bead;
3rd, successively slide an acrylic pearl bead, a pink flower porcelain bead, and another acrylic pearl bead to the cords, fix these 3 beads with 2 silver crimp beads, make sure they are about 40cm next to the previous bead patterns.
Step 2: Make the main pattern of the beaded choker necklace
1st, add an acrylic pearl bead, a blue flower porcelain bead, another acrylic pearl bead to the cords, fix the beads with 2 crimp beads, make sure they are about 45cm next to the pink porcelain bead patterns;
2nd, add another pink porcelain bead pattern to the cords in the same way, they should be about 45cm next to the blue porcelain bead patterns;
3rd, slide an acrylic pearl bead to fix the cords and pinch a crimp bead to fix the pearl bead like the picture shows.
Step 3: Finish the main necklace pattern of the choker
1st, use a lighter to smooth the short cord edge, slide a blue glass European bead, an acrylic pearl bead, and a jumpring to the long cord, then cross the long cord back through the acrylic pearl bead;
2nd, tighten the long cord to push the beads together and cut off extra cord.
Step 4: Make the wax cord tassels
1st, cut enough 8cm wax cord pieces, equally divide them into two parts, and separately glue them to the cord end caps;
2nd, add a jumpring to each of the cord ends, then attach the tassels to each end of the main necklace pattern.
Don’t you think it’s fashionable? And just as you can see from this tutorial, this lovely bead choker necklace is very easy to make, the only things you need to pay attention are the size of the beads’ holes and the space between the bead patterns. Just be patient and try to make one for yourself!