Detailed Jewelry Video: Make an Ornate Pearl and Crystal Necklace

If you love exquisite beadwork necklace, then you can make a statement with this necklace of glass pearls and electroplate glass crystals. Simple but elegant!

Prepare the below listed jewelry making supplies and let’s get started! Good luck!!

8mm Glass Pearls
6mm Electroplate Glass Crystals
3mm Silver Lined Seed Beads
2mm Electroplate Glass Seed Beads
0.38mm Tiger Tail
0.3mm Nylon Wire
Lobster Claw Clasp
Chain
Headpin
Wire Cutter Pliers
Round Nose Pliers
Flat Nose Pliers

 

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Cool Metallic Bracelets out of Stud Beads

For those who want to DIY your own easy but trendy bracelet, this one can be a great knock-off.

First, you will need 20 metal stud beads, an elastic cord, 2 clamp bead, pliers and scissors.

jewelry making supplies

Second, thread 1 camp bead on elastic.

thread 1 camp bead on elastic.

Third, thread through studded beads.

thread through studded beads.

Forth, thread the other clamp bead at the end.

thread the other clamp bead at the end.

Fifth, tie the two ends of the elastic and do a double knot for security.

tie the two ends of the elastic and do a double knot for security.

Sixth, trim the excess thread.

trim the excess thread.

And well done! Do match this stylish bracelet with simple gold rings.

finished metallic bracelet

Tutorial from: a pair & a spare

 

Color Pop Culture: The Bolder, The Better

Really pretty matches! Especially LOVE the yellow layered necklace! will be fun to make it with strands of acrylic beads.

Behind the Blue Door

Autumn is one of our favorite seasons. Not only is it the season for mulled cider, pumpkin pie, and colorful leaves, but it’s also the season for dressing in layers, which means more opportunities to play with colors, textures, and accessories!

It can be really easy to get stuck in a rut when it comes to your daily wardrobe; we admit that we at Blue Door Beads have a tendency to gravitate toward variations on denim blue (we love our jeans!), gray, and black. But this season, we are forcing ourselves to branch out into the wonderful world of color!

Even if we’re not quite brave enough to wear the boldly-colored outfits pictured below, we found the color combinations to be really inspiring, as well as the perfect jumping-off-points for creating vibrant jewelry! We found some awesome jewelry pieces that we felt either complemented the outfits, or just took the…

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