Nicole's Bead Shop Wild Things Necklace

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by Nicole's Bead Shop Design Team

Nicole's Bead Shop Wild Things Necklace

Chain and beads combine for an asymmetrical stunner!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut two 6-inch long pieces of chain. Open one link on the end of one piece, and attach the lobster claw clasp. Open the lobster claw and attach the second piece of chain.
  • 2
    Cut a six-inch long piece of craft wire. Make a loop one inch from the end, then wrap the short side several times neatly around the base of this loop. Cut off the excess wire. Slide the metal heart onto the wire. Make a loop on the bottom of the heart and wrap the wire neatly around the base of the loop until the heart has no room to slide on the wire. Cut off any excess wire.
  • 3
    Cut a ten-inch long piece of wire. Make a loop one inch from the end, then wrap the short side several times neatly around the base of this loop. Cut off the excess wire. Slide on one Red glass bead, one coconut shell leaf bead, one flat round hand-painted bead, one coconut shell leaf bead, one Red glass bead and then make a loop in the wire, wrapping the wire neatly around the base of the loop and cutting off the excess wire.
  • 4
    Returning to your two pieces of chain connected by the lobster clasp, open up the last link on one side and attach the heart compenent. Open up the last link on the opposite side and attach the coconut shell component.
  • 5
    The bottom of the necklace consists of three graduated pieces of chain: 8-inch long, 12 inch long and 16 inch long. Open a link on the end of one piece of chain and attach the three pieces of chain on one side to the bottom of the heart component, and on the other side to the bottom of the coconut shell component.
  • 6
    Decorate the three pieces of chain by interspersing connectors made from a variety of components including the clay lentil beads, the rectangular hand-painted beads and the Red glass beads.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole's Bead Shop Metal Heart Bead Silver 6 inch 104799409
  • Nicole™ Bead Shop Handpainted Glass Bead Snake Rectangle 6 inch 104799541
  • Nicole's Bead Shop Handpainted Glass Bead Snake Lentil 6 inch 104799543
  • Nicole's Bead Shop Clay Beads Rainbow Lentil 7 inch 104799549
  • Nicole's Bead Shop Coconut Shell Bead Leaf 7 inch 104799627
  • Elizabeth Ward Sweet Beads Fundamental Findings Chain Gunmetal 72 inch 104755741
  • Elizabeth Ward Sweet Beads Fundamental Findings Eye Pin 50 mm x 0.8 mm Gunmetal 104753024
  • Elizabeth Ward Sweet Beads Fundamental Findings Lobster Clasp 12 mm Gunmetal 10 pc. 104753006
  • 26 Gauge Craft Wire Gunmetal (1 package)
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Round Nose Pliers 104584508
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chain Nose Pliers 104248459