Bead Stringing & Chain Necklace Beading Ideas
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This beaded gemstone necklace features beautiful 6mm tigerseye gemstones, turquoise rondelle gemstones and a large 1 1/2″ turquoise oval gemstone pendant. A sterling silver clasp and chain allows this necklace to be adjustable. Matching bracelet and earrings are also shown on my website.
This necklace was built around these beautiful lampwork beads, to which I added turquoise, picture jasper, and silver-plated spacer beads. I strung the beads on accuflex wire and finished the necklace with a silver “S” hook. I added an extender chain, so that it can be worn short or longer depending on what neckline you […]
This necklace is made with a sage green jasper random faceted gemstone focal bead and finished with a couple of silver acrylic rounds mounted on silver plated wire. The ‘loops’ are created using foil lined green/grey seed beads mounted on clear nylon cord. It fastens in the back with a silver plated metal clasp and […]
A large jasper pendant forms the focal point of this necklace. Added to this are topaz Czech faceted glass rounds, amber Czech glass rounds, faceted resin rondelles and some silver plated Bali-like beads caps and spacer beads to finish. The seed beads are foil lined dark brown and clear cream, the bugle beads are a […]
For this necklace I used round marshmallow turquoise beads, cultured freshwater pearls, and sterling silver chain. The beads are strung on .019 softflex and then crimped onto the chain. I used a round hammered toggle clasp which is wire wrapped to a pearl and then the chain. I love how the pearls work with the […]
This necklace is made with a hand crafted heart shaped lampwork glass bead (crafted in an artists studio in the UK, 2cm x 1.8cm) in shades of light and dark green, beige, cream and brown, some Czech clear green glass beads, some beige cats-eye hearts and some silver plated solid metal Bali-like beads to finish. […]
This longer length necklace set is made with lots of amber Czech pressed glass beads, some amber lampwork rounds and lots of silver coloured metal Bali-like beads to finish. The seed beads used are foil lined amber as are the bugle beads. All mounted on nylon cords and silver plated wire. Fastening to the back […]
This exquisite piece is the essence of summer. Warm, glittery and soft. It consists of four strands of bronze Swarovski pearls, golden shadow Swarovski crystals, cattlehead beige shell and taupe cat’s eye with a touch of brown bugle beads. Necklace is 18″ with 1″ sterling silver chain extender. Sterling silver hook clasp.
This set is made with hand crafted lampwork glass beads, some with pink swirls and some with raised floral patterns (even better in real life!). The rest of the lampwork beads are pink. There are also some silver coloured metal Bali-like spacer beads to finish. The seed beads used are clear teal. All mounted on […]
This beaded necklace is made up of green garnet lentil gemstones, oval-shaped wood beads, sterling silver beads and sterling Bali spacers. I added a Karen Hill Tribe heart-shaped leaf pendant and used a sterling silver clasp and chain to allow it to be adjustable. I was inspired by the lush green trees found in the […]
Very simple choker but I really like it. These are orange clay beads, I think 10mm spaced with 4mm black beads. It’s attached in the back with a simple toggle clasp and a piece of silver plated chain. The crimp beads at the ends are covered with silver bead caps. This necklace looks great.
The focal drop is a hand crafted lampwork bead that is clear with a copper swirl lining. The necklace includes dark wood round beads, Czech faceted smokey brown beads and some silver coloured metal Bali-like beads, bead caps and hanger to finish. The seed beads are clear dark brown and the bugle beads are metallic […]
The blue, green and dark grey 6 mm bead combination and the intricate central motif add up to a vibrant necklace that makes me think about spring and blossoms. This necklace measures about 46cm and it is finished with a silver plated lobster clasp and a chain that makes it adjustable.
This necklace was designed with 7-8mm antiqued golden copper freshwater cultured pearls. I separated each pearl with small clear glass seed beads. Chrysolite Swarovski Austrian crystals and sterling silver beads are also used to design this necklace. The large pendant measures 2″x2″ and features colors of frosted amber/copper with hints of green. I finished this […]
I wanted to make something that makes a statement, so I used a large textured bronze pendant and attached three strands of small beads on one side, and one strand of larger beads on the other side. I added a few charms to the pendant and finished it with a bronze chain and toggle clasp […]
This is a three-piece set made with 16mm irregular oval shaped mother-of-pearl beads, mother-of-pearl chips, 6mm white freshwater pearls and 6mm smokey quartz rondelles. Necklace ends with ornate sterling silver cones and sterling silver balloon clasp. Bracelet is double strand and has a short silver extender chain for a flexible fit.
I was inspired by the “longevity symbol” jade pendant bead and added accent silver chain links and purple crystal beads to drape from the pendant piece to create a contemporary feel. Then I used beading wire and threaded rectangular sunstone beads, marble, tumbled green aventurine stones and sterling silver accent bead caps to create this […]
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