Indian-inspired Collar Necklace




About: I don't have to think inside or outside of the box if the box doesn't exist, right? So I try not to limit myself. Mixed mediums, new ideas, try it before you think it's not going to work. The world thrives o...

One of my friends was recently married, and posted pictures of her beautiful Indian wedding. While looking at all the beautiful jewelry, I was inspired to make my own collar style necklace from beads I had kicking around and a few shiny double hole spacers.

The materials I used were some 8mm round beads and 6mm matching round beads, two of each type of spacer (round and flowers), 1 middle spacer, a double hole teardrop crystal, some 4 and 6mm jumprings, some wire guardians, Tigertail-type nylon wire, some gold head pins, gold crimp beads and a gold lobster clasp.

I used basic stringing and wire techniques to make this, including stringing (of course), crimping, single wire loops and a wire-wrapped loop.

Please see each picture for some hints and tips on how to make your own!



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