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Add a touch of glamour to that Little Black Dress with this vintage style necklace.

Posted by Beads Unlimited from Brighton, England, United Kingdom • Published See Beads Unlimited's 96 projects »
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  • How to make a single-strand bead necklace. Vintage Glamour Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Measure 130cm of your chain. With the cutting part of your multi pliers, cut the chain.

  • How to make a single-strand bead necklace. Vintage Glamour Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use your pliers to open the loop of the eyepin, attach the eyepin through a link close to the end of the chain and close the loop.

  • How to make a single-strand bead necklace. Vintage Glamour Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Take a bead of your choice from the silver pearl mix, thread onto the eyepin. Trim the eyepin a good centimetre above the bead and bend the eyepin over.

  • How to make a single-strand bead necklace. Vintage Glamour Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Wrap the chain around the bead and hook the eyepin through a link in the chain as close to the bead as possible. With the round nose part of your pliers, bend the eyepin into a loop and squeeze it to close.

  • How to make a single-strand bead necklace. Vintage Glamour Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Continue adding the beads in the same way, adding the black faceted beads after every four or five pearls. Vary the size and colour of your pearls along the length of the chain.

  • How to make a single-strand bead necklace. Vintage Glamour Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    When you have finished adding your beads, use your pliers to join the chain together by opening the end link of the chain, adding the other end of the chain and closing the link.

  • How to make a single-strand bead necklace. Vintage Glamour Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    This is what your finished necklace will look like.

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Zelma T.
Zelma T. · Roma, Queensland, AU · 4 projects
this is really nice Happy
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
lovely and adorable, you did it again, great stuf, thanks for the tute!
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asdfghjkl_amy · Kilsby, England, GB · 70 projects
cool idea!! Happy
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asdfghjkl_amy · Kilsby, England, GB · 70 projects
cool idea!! Happy
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michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA · 1258 projects
lovely, as usual
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