Create Pretty Gemstone Bead Necklace

gemstone necklace (9)gemstone necklace (12)Mix and match some colorful natural gemstone beads to make this cute necklace. It takes only a few minutes to make one. Grab all the supplies for a fun and pretty natural gemstone bead necklace.

Supplies:

  • Natural gemstone beads
  • Craft wire – 18 gauge
  • Craft pliers
  • Jewelry chain

Instructions

gemstone necklace (1)Choose the gemstones and jewelry wire. Hold the wire from an end without cutting it from the bundle. Insert the gemstone beads into the wire. Stop beading when the beads’ length reach 7-8 cm.

gemstone necklace (2)Use the looping pliers to make a loop at the open end of the wire. Cut the other end of the wire from the bundle but make sure to keep a small amount of wire to make another loop. Use the looping pliers to make another loop at the other end.

gemstone necklace (3)Take a long piece of jewelry chain and cut it into half with the cutting pliers. Attach the wired gemstone beads with the chain through jump rings. Attach a hook at the open ends of both chains for the closure.

Easy to make, colorful and pretty necklace ready in no time. Enjoy making one!


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