Art Glass Floating Necklace Tutorial



  • Art Glass Floating Necklace - DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial by PotomacBeads
Bring your Czech glass beads to life with this necklace of dancing and floating flashes of color. All you need is stainless steel beading wire, crimp tubes, a clasp, and any collection of Czech glass beads to make this on beat necklace. Technique learned:
  • Crimping
  • Basic Beading
  • PPPC2053

    Materials Used To make The  Project

    Designer's Material List

    The designer's suggested colors & materials: Assorted Czech Glass 3-6mm Crimp Tube Beads 2x2mm - Premium 99.9% Silver Plated Lobster Clasps 16mm - Silver Plated (Pack of 10) Jump Rings 8mm - Open 6mm 18g Premium 99.9% Pure Silver Plating | Pack of 72 PotomacBeads Stainless Steel Beading Wire 7 Strand .018" (10 Meters)

    Step-By-Step Instructions

    Learn how to use some simple crimping and beading techniques to create a multi-strand necklace in this PotomacBeads tutorial. The Art Glass Floating Necklace is a great way to get creative and have fun with your favorite beads. 1. Cut 20-inch lengths of PotomacBeads stainless steel beading wire. Put a crimp bead onto one strand and pick up a bead of your choice and 2 more crimp beads. Continue the pattern until you have as many beads on your wire as you would like. 2. Watch the Art Glass Floating Necklace tutorial to learn some tips and tricks from Allie to get inspiration and ideas to create your very own beaded necklace. 3. When you have the desired amount of strands completed, it’s time to join them together. Use 1 crimp tube per 2 wire strands. Put on the crimp tube and thread the wires through a lobster clasp and back through the tube. Pinch the crimp tube, trim the ends. On the other side, attach the wire strands with a crimp tube and jump ring. The Art Glass Floating Necklace is an easy project that can be made using any beads from your stash. It would make a great gift to give to others as you can make many unique versions of this DIY jewelry.

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