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Handmade pendants made with colorful Briolettes
In this handcrafted fine jewelry project, the handmade pendants are made with multi-colored clusters of briolettes. We used a very simple technique to make this project.

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  • How to make a charm necklace. Handmade Pendants Made With Colorful Briolettes - Step 1
    Step 1

    Materials and tools:

    Red, purple, yellow and green glass beads drop shape

    0.3mm copper wire in red, purple, yellow and green colors

    White cat eye beads drop shape

    Silver tone iron chain

    Jump rings

    Head pins

    Round nose plier

    Flat nose plier

    Wire cutter

  • How to make a charm necklace. Handmade Pendants Made With Colorful Briolettes - Step 2
    Step 2

    Step 1: Make the briolette bails over the chain links

    1st, snip a piece of red copper wire and silver tone chain;

    2nd, thread wire through a red bead, fold it in half and slide the ends through the bottom link;

    3rd, with pliers, wrap a loop above bead, and start to cover the briolette. Make sure that you pass loop through the last link on a short piece of chain with at least 18 links before you close the loop;

    4th, carefully coil the wire around the beads and repeat process with other the beads.

  • How to make a charm necklace. Handmade Pendants Made With Colorful Briolettes - Step 3
    Step 3

    5th, for every 6 links on the chain, attach a different colored briolette bail.

  • How to make a charm necklace. Handmade Pendants Made With Colorful Briolettes - Step 4
    Step 4

    Step 2: Finish the handmade pendant

    1st, make two cat eye dangles with head pins and form a loop on top of the bead;

    2nd, cut off excess links of the briolette adorned chain, and use a jump ring to collect the pendant and the two cat bead dangles.

  • How to make a charm necklace. Handmade Pendants Made With Colorful Briolettes - Step 5
    Step 5

    Step 3: Finish the necklace

    Snip a long piece of chain and connect two end links by a jump ring.

  • How to make a charm necklace. Handmade Pendants Made With Colorful Briolettes - Step 6
    Step 6

    The finalized necklace looks shown below:

    This handcrafted fine jewelry project is done! This idea was inspired from a, Etsy artisan. We love the look of this simple and good-looking handmade pendant. Now it’s your turn to try out this tutorial and make your own fine jewellery!

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