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inspired by a Pucci belt with a high price tag!
I made this belt taking inspiration from a pricey Pucci one... if you're not brave enough for a complete bold neon outfit, but you still want a pop of color, this is the perfect accessory!

Posted by Donatella M. Published See Donatella M.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 1
    Step 1

    most important part!!! inside the nylon rope there is another thick material that keeps the rope sturdy... pull this out! This will make the rope thinner and softer.

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 2
    Step 2

    weave the rope into the chain, leaving about 1/2" at the beginning

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 3
    Step 3

    leave a couple of chain links at the end without the rope, and cut the rope leaving the extra 1/2"

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 4
    Step 4

    glue the excess rope around the chain link and onto the other side of the rope, on both ends of the belt

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 5
    Step 5

    attach the lobster clasp at the end of the side with all the chain links woven with the rope, using the split ring

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 6
    Step 6

    drill a hole in the plumbing copper end pipe cap and spray paint silver (or use a silver nail polish)

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 7
    Step 7

    fold in half a piece of cardboard of double the length of the desire tassel
    (my finish tassel measure 21 cm / 8-1/4" long)
    place a piece of the nylon mason twine on the crease of the cardboard and tape it.

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 8
    Step 8

    wrap the cord around the cardboard

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 9
    Step 9

    add few drops of glue on the top - the side with the rope taped on the cardboard

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 10
    Step 10

    tie a double knot

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 11
    Step 11

    cut the end of the wrapped rope - on the side where the cardboard is open in the middle

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 12
    Step 12

    use the cord that you tied a knot on the top to wrap around and tie another double knot

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 13
    Step 13

    open up a paper clip and slip it inside the "head" of the tassel

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 14
    Step 14

    wrap the metal wire once

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 15
    Step 15

    pass the end cap into the wire

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 16
    Step 16

    insert the lobster clasp and wrap the wire around it - cut the excess wire

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 17
    Step 17

    for an neat look, use your rule and the rotary cutter to cut the end of the tassel perfectly even!

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 18
    Step 18

    your tassel is ready!

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 19
    Step 19

    attach the tassel to one end of the belt and your statement neon belt is ready to party!

  • How to make a chain belt. Make A Neon Chain Belt With A Tassel - Step 20
    Step 20

    and here it is, next to the original!

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