Stella & Dot Olivia Go Green Gem Mix necklace
It doesn't take much to get StyleHive editors excited about spring jewelry trends! With sexy fringe in the spotlight of must-have accessories, we've combined a new tasseled texture to DIY!This tribal meets tassel necklace, inspired by Kenneth Jay Lane, will freshen up any outfit and make a statement when you walk in the door at your next soiree. Long, narrow beads like the ones we used for our wooden fringe necklace can be found at any bead store. From stones like turquoise to metal, and wood, this simple necklace lets you try out different materials and colors for a truly unique and customizable project! Here's what you'll need -- strand of your favorite narrow shaped beads- 10 inches of beading wire- 12 inches of gold chain- ScissorsStep 1 -Tie a double knot at one end of the beading wire, leaving a 1-2 inch excess.Step 2 - Cut the strand of beads to let them loose, and start beading them through your wire. Step 3 - Bead about 7 inches and loop the end of the wire through the gold chain, double knot the wire and cut off the excess.Step 3 - With the other end of the beaded strand repeat step 3, tying the wire to the chain. Next time your feeling the accessory blues try out this DIY pick me up!
Here is a great idea for accessorizing your holiday look with a unique stone ring made by whom other then €¦ you! These wire wrapped rings can easily be purchased at high-end boutiques for well over $100 dollars but why waste your money when you can customize your own pieces and become a designer without going to fashion school?Nothing feels better then wearing a wire wrapped jewelry piece knowing that you made it. It might seem a little complicated it's not! Follow the easy steps to make this stunning turquoise ring for yourself! Materials - - 2 ft of 22 gauge metal, silver, or gold wire, - 1 Semi- precious stone bead of your choice, - A ring mandrel €“ used to form rings of your desired size - Wire cutter - Flat nose pliers - A good grip. Follow these easy steps -- Begin by wrapping one end of the wire around the Mandrel four times. - Keeping the wire band wrapped tightly around the ring form, string the bead through the long end of the wire and wrap it three times tightly around the 4-layered band, at the end closest to the beads hole.- Continue to wrap the wire four times beneath the stone, around the wire going through the bead. This will create a platform where the stone will sit.- Then, again tightly wrap the wire three times around the 4 -layered band closest the beads hole. - Finish by cutting the end of the wire and pushing it flat with your pliers so that it doesn€™t poke youBy the time you master this wire craft your hands will be blinging and you€™ll be in the market for a new jewelry box. With a little extra free time over the holiday break, explore you inner artist with this DIY idea!