Easy Necklace Design – How to Make a 2-Strand Flower Bead Tassel Necklace
Summary: This tutorial will show you how to make a chic 2-strand necklace, if you are looking for spring jewelry making ideas, check this one!
As you can see from above picture, this flower bead necklace is very easy to make, but there are many types of beads are used, the chic combination of beads and colors make this necklace gorgeous. If you want to make one, follow me to check out the details!
Supplies needed to make this flower bead necklace:
10mm Faceted Round Glass Beads
6mm Bicone Glass Beads
8mm Amethyst Beads
10mm Pearl Beads
6mm Pearl Beads
2mm Golden Seed Beads
Purple Acrylic Flower Beads
Silver Spring Clasp
Silver Bead Tips
Silver Bead Caps
Round Nose Pliers
Long Nose Pliers
How to make the beaded 2-strand necklace:
Step 1: Make the linking bead patterns
1st, slide a 10mm pearl bead and a flower bead to an eyepin, make a loop to fix them;
2nd, repeat previous step to make another 10 bead linking patterns in the same way (there should be 11 in total).
Step 2: Make the bead tassel patterns
1st, slide a 10mm glass bead, a 6mm pearl bead, and a flower bead to a headpin, make a loop to fix them;
2nd, repeat previous step to make another 6 tassel patterns in the same way;
3rd, link a tassel pattern and a linking pattern together to make one short bead tassel, repeat to make 2 short bead tassel in total;
4th, link a tassel pattern and 2 linking patterns together to make a long bead tassel, there should be three tassels like the last picture show.
Step 3: Make the main necklace patterns
1st, cut about 90cm tiger wire, slide a bead tip to the middle of the wire and close the bead tip to fix both wires;
2nd, slide a flower bead cap through both wires and separately add 3 seed beads and a bicone glass bead to each wire;
3rd, add a bicone glass bead, a seed bead, an amethyst bead, a seed bead, a bicone glass bead, a linking pattern, and another bicone glass bead to the upper wire; add 2 bicone glass beads, an amethyst bead, 2 bicone glass beads, the bead linking pattern and a short bead dangle to the lower wire;
4th, keep adding beads, linking patterns, and bead tassels to both wires like the last picture shows.
Step 4: Complete the main necklace pattern
Keep adding beads, linking patterns, and bead tassels to the wires until you get the whole necklace pattern like the following picture shows.
Step 5: Complete the necklace
1st, make a bead link with a 10mm pearl bead, 2 bead links with 10mm pearl bead and flower bead, 2 bead link with bicone glass beads and amethyst bead, then connect all these short bead links together to make a long bead link like the second picture shows;
2nd, repeat previous step to make another long bead link in the same way, then add the bead links to each end of the main necklace pattern;
3rd, add a spring clasp to one end of the bead links and a jumpring to the other one.
Here comes the final look of the finished 2-strand flower bead necklace:
The fresh color makes this necklace very suitable for the coming spring days. If you like it, try to make one! The procedures are quite easy, but you need to pay attention to the numbers and the arrangement of beads when you’re making the necklace.