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Quick components to add to your jewelry designs!
Beaded ring components are simple to make and very versatile. The number of ways they may be incorporated into necklaces, bracelets and even earrings are only limited by the imagination.

Posted by Ladybug G. Published See Ladybug G.'s 2 projects »
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  • How to make a charms. Beaded Ring Components - Step 1
    Step 1

    Materials: For each beaded ring you will need 3-4 inches of nylon coated beading wire such as Tiger Tail, 3mm to 6mm size beads with holes large enough to fit your wire, and a crimp bead. You will also need chain nose pliers or crimp bead pliers and a pair of wire cutters.

  • How to make a charms. Beaded Ring Components - Step 2
    Step 2

    String your beads onto your wire along with the crimp bead at the end. How many beads you add will depend on the desired size of your bead ring.

  • How to make a charms. Beaded Ring Components - Step 3
    Step 3

    Push the end containing the crimp bead through the first bead on the other end. Next, push the end without the crimp bead through the crimp bead and the first bead following it. Your ring should look like this:

  • How to make a charms. Beaded Ring Components - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pull both ends so that the ring is tight and there is no longer any naked beading wire showing between the beads:

  • How to make a charms. Beaded Ring Components - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use your chain nose pliers or crimp bead pliers to tightly crimp the bead in place.

  • How to make a charms. Beaded Ring Components - Step 6
    Step 6

    Trim off the excess wire with wire cutters and your beaded ring is now finished! Now comes the fun part…incorporating beaded rings into your designs!

    To see some examples of designs using beaded rings, please see Ladybug Gems: www.ladybuggems.com

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charmaine
charmaine · Singapore, SG · 10 projects
pretty!
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Darling Niki
Darling Niki · Clearwater, Florida, US · 20 projects
Simple yet beautiful! I love it! you are right definitely open to a bunch of variations and can dress up or down Happy Thanks for sharing
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Carli
Carli · Wales, Wales, GB · 2 projects
ooh, dont now why I haven't tried this before.. so now i shall!
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