How to Use a Clasp as a Pendant Tutorial

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  • How to Use a Clasp as a Pendant - DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial by PotomacBeads
Clasps are not just a one-use tool! You can use gorgeous, decorative clasps as pendants on necklaces for a unique touch. Join Allie in this tutorial as she shows us how to use clasps as pendants! Technique Learned:
  • Basic Beads The designer's suggested colors & materials:
  • ClaspGarten Clasp Looped Over Crystal - Silver, 1 Piece
  • Potomac Crystal Pear Drop - Crystal AB, 1 Piece

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    Materials Used To make The  Project

    Designer's Material List

    The designer's suggested colors & materials:
  • ClaspGarten Clasp Looped Over Crystal - Silver, 1 Piece
  • Potomac Crystal Pear Drop - Crystal AB, 1 Piece
  • Potomac Crystal Round 3mm - Crystal AB, ~ 40 Beads
  • Potomac Crystal Oval Nugget - Crystal AB, ~ 4 Beads
  • Potomac Pearls 6mm - Bright White, ~ 40 Beads
  • Bead Caps Filigree 4mm - Gunmetal, ~ 80 Caps
  • Head Pins 2" - GunMetal, 3 Pins
  • Crimp Beads 2x2mm - Silver, 4 Beads
  • ClaspGarten Melon Clasp 10mm - Silver, 1 Piece Secondary Colorway:
  • ClaspGarten Clasp Ball Crystal - Gold, 1 Piece
  • Miyuki Seed Beads 11/0 - Duracoat Galvanized Gold, ~ 1 Gram
  • Potomac Crystal Round 3mm - Crystal AB, ~ 90 Beads
  • Potomac Pearls 6mm - Bright White, ~ 40 Beads
  • Silk Tassel 7cm - Cream, 1 Piece
  • Chain With Lobster Clasp 8.5", 1 Piece
  • Crimp Beads 2x2mm - Gold, 3 Beads
  • Step-By-Step Instructions

    Get creative with this PotomacBeads tutorial to see How to Use a Clasp as a Pendant. Allie share ideas to inspire you as you design your next beaded project.
    1.Along with your beads, gather up some crimp tubes, 49 strand beading cable, needle nose pliers, flat nose pliers, round nose pliers and head pins.
    2.Watch the How to Use a Clasp as a Pendant tutorial to see how Allie designs two versions of her clasp pendant necklace.
    3.Use the clasp to add and remove tassels and drops with ease.
    You’ll love how versatile using a clasp as a pendant can be. It’s easy to switch up the style of the necklace from casual to dressy by adding a crystal drop to it. Browse through the large selection of beautiful clasps and beads at PotomacBeads to get started on your next pendant necklace.

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