DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace with Matching Earrings {tutorial}

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace

Supplies:

Supplies: Focal beads (I used turquoise star/flower shaped beads), spacer beads, bolo cord, jewelry cord, 2 crimp beads, super glue, 4 cord end tips, clasp

 

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace {tutorial}

Cut a length of beading wire long enough to fit focal and accent beads.

Thread

Thread a cord end tip onto one end of the beading wire, and secure with a crimp bead.

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace {tutorial}

String beads onto beading wire in the desired order. Mine went in groups of 3, then 2, then 3, then 2, then 3. Experiment!

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace {tutorial}

Add the other cord tip with crimp bead to finish bottom part of necklace.

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace {tutorial}

Glue one end of bolo cord into bead tip.

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace {tutorial}

Repeat on other end of cord.

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace {tutorial}

Fold cord in half and cut.

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace {tutorial}

Add cord end tips to new ends of of cord.

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace {tutorial}

Add clasp and extender chain, if desired.

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace Matching Earrings {tutorial}

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace Matching Earrings {tutorial}

Supplies: Bolo cord earring base (mine came with ear wires attached), 2 focal beads, 2 head pins.

DIY Turquoise Statement Necklace Matching Earrings {tutorial}

 

 

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