Bunch of buttons
Needle Nose Pliers
Block of wood/hard surface
Step 1: Preparing the Buttons
Take one of the buttons and pull the pin part back with the needle nose pliers.
Cut off the tip of the point part very carefully with your wire cutters
Flip the button over and punch a hole with your nail and hammer on the opposite side of where the point part was. They're a little slippery, so be careful and find a way to hold it in one place.
Depending on how long you want your necklace, you're going to prepare about 20 buttons. Repeat until you have your desired amount.
Step 2: Stringing the Buttons Together
Connect your pins by putting the wire/pointy piece into the punched hole of the next one so that they are layered on top of each other.
Take your needle nose pliers and pull the wire back to lock it in place.
Continue connecting all of your buttons. Be aware that even though you cut the point tip off, the wire is still sharp so you want it be turned under as much as possible so it doesn't scratch you.
Step 3: Attaching the Necklace Piece/Clasp
Poke a second hole in the button all the way at the end so you can connect your chain.
Add your second necklace piece to the opposite end, and you are done!