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Learn how to make a folkloric braid necklace
When it comes to summer jewelry it is - small and boring chains are OUT and bulky and embellished statement necklaces are IN. Every girl should have at least one good statement necklace in her coffer. This folklore inspired necklace is super easy to make and it looks pretty unique. Besides you can give some old grandma beads a second chance to gleam...

Posted by fashionrolla from Berlin, Berlin, Germany • Published See fashionrolla's 10 projects »
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  • How to braid a necklace. [Diy] Folkloric Braid Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    You will need one ball of crochet thread, satin ribbon, big sewing needle, thick chain and old beads.

  • How to braid a necklace. [Diy] Folkloric Braid Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Wind the thread around a board or something similar to create a thicker yarn for the braid.

  • How to braid a necklace. [Diy] Folkloric Braid Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Once you've done that secure the yarn on one side...

  • How to braid a necklace. [Diy] Folkloric Braid Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    ...and cut through on the other side.

  • How to braid a necklace. [Diy] Folkloric Braid Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now start to make an oval-shaped braid.

  • How to braid a necklace. [Diy] Folkloric Braid Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    Secure the ends very well and cut off the leftovers.

  • How to braid a necklace. [Diy] Folkloric Braid Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now with the same thread sew the chain onto the upper edge of the braid.

  • How to braid a necklace. [Diy] Folkloric Braid Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    Attach randomly the beads to the lower edge of the braid.

  • How to braid a necklace. [Diy] Folkloric Braid Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    Cut 2 satin ribbons and attach each to the ends of the chain. Secure the ends with a cross stitch to give the necklace an even more folkloric look.

  • How to braid a necklace. [Diy] Folkloric Braid Necklace - Step 10
    Step 10

    Finished statement necklace.

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B. Buckles
B. Buckles
love it! and your instructions are easy to understand- thanks!
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ilarin
ilarin · Surat, Gujarat, IN · 14 projects
ELEGANT
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ilarin
ilarin · Surat, Gujarat, IN · 14 projects
ELEGANT
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