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16 Bib Necklace Jewelry Making Ideas

Falling Water Shell Necklace Project

Falling Water Shell Necklace

Inspired by a midnight vision of waterfalls falling off of cliffs, this necklace was made with freshwater pearls, sea-green aventurine chips, gold and silver mussel-shell coins, mother-of-pearl cube beads, dark shell beads and a sprinkle of aqua semi-precious gemstone beads to accent. It measures 17″ around and has a toggle clasp. I used two strands […]

Red Glass Autumn Necklace Project

Red Glass Autumn Necklace

First, I made these round beads from off cuts glass. Due to unknown C.O.E. of the glass I couldn’t mix any other colors on the beads hence I made the disc beads to add interest to my piece. I strung some citrine chips on small waxed linen thread in different length with small knots on […]

Romantic Dreams From 1940’s Silk Bib Necklace Project

Romantic Dreams From 1940’s Silk Bib Necklace

I designed and hand-sewed this beautiful, romantic bib necklace with pearls and silk fabric. I embellished the necklace with pink freshwater pearls and added a Swarovski crystal and copper brooch. I used a satin ribbon for closure, so the length is adjustable.

Heart Of The Ocean Necklace Project

Heart Of The Ocean Necklace

The cabochon I used was my inspiration for the entire bead embroidery necklace. I used Swarovski crystals, beads and pearls. The freshwater pearls and shells I found on the beaches during holiday. The back is finished with ultra suede. The clasp is also my own design and made with a Swarovski rivoli, O-beads etc.

Saby Beaded Embroidery Collar Project

Saby Beaded Embroidery Collar

This piece consists of a bead embroidered collar attached to a twisted herringbone cord. This necklace was inspired by a fellow beader, Saby, who kept nudging me to try the twisted herringbone. The colors were inspired by the druzy cabochons.

Hand Painted Horn Necklace Project

Hand Painted Horn Necklace

Exotic beaded necklace handmade with hand painted horn beads. Bead sizes are 4mm round, 8mm round, and 2 inch long painted beads. Necklace is 16 inch long with a 2 inch extender. Weight of the necklace is around 60 grams. Hand painted chocolate color horn beads have a smooth touch. Necklace is closed using nickle […]

Fall Steampunk Collar Necklace Project

Fall Steampunk Collar Necklace

In this lovely necklace, I used clay cabochons with citrine stones in them, Swarovski stones, Miyuki beads, delica, rocaille and bugles and steampunk elements.

Evening Delight Fringe Choker Project

Evening Delight Fringe Choker

This fringe choker was designed for my daughter’s prom party. She had picked a gorgeous pink silk gown with embroidered gold beads–I used glass seed beads to match.

Palatial Bib Necklace Project

Palatial Bib Necklace

This necklace contains Czech cristals, velvet for the cordon, and size 11 and 15 seed beads. I added seed bead fringe with nylon thread to the velvet for the neck side cordon. For the main part I used eyepins which I ran through chain to form the structure. I used beading glue to affix the […]

Warm Red Knitted Bead Necklace Project

Warm Red Knitted Bead Necklace

I knitted the neck part from waxed cord and I used beads and ribbon for the front piece.

Silver Collar Project

Silver Collar

This collar is formed by the collar itself and a pendant made with several circles. Each part is shaped from silver wire on which are wrapped blue crystal in silver wire net. I think this would work well with an elegant party dress.

White Rose Of Texas Project

White Rose Of Texas

I started by gluing the white resin rose to the leather, and then embroidered around it with white seed beads, crystals and pearls. I backed the creation with camel-colored leather. The necklace is strung with white beads of stone and resin as well as crystals of different sizes. It is about 20″ long.

A White Dream Project

A White Dream

I used pearls in diferent sizes, fish scales, mother of pearl, antique beads, and antique swade leaves. I embroidered all of this onto an antique piece of material. In the back I used a fine piece of bronze in the same shape, covered by grey velvet, and used some memory wire inside to help keep […]

Grand-plaque  Embroidered Necklace Project

Grand-plaque Embroidered Necklace

This embroidery necklace is made with cat-eye cabochons, fresh water pearls, Swarovski crystals, and 11/0, 6/0 seed beads. Covered with leather….no toggle. Attached to a spiral rope necklace. I enjoyed making this necklace and it’s going to be hard to let it go. I love all my pieces but this one is my baby!

Dragonfly Billabong Necklace Project

Dragonfly Billabong Necklace

Dragonfly Billabong is a representation of the centrality of water in Australia, a country where droughts feature often with a few “good” years thrown in between in order to make us forget. I used Lacy’s Stiff Stuff as the foundation. I dyed the white foundation with permanent black dye powder mixed into water and let […]

Burlesque Butterfly Project

Burlesque Butterfly

This is my entry “Burlesque Butterfly” for the Challenge of Beaders United. The theme was Wings. I had this butterfly for some time, and the idea of attaching it to leather was already in my head. Initially I wanted the butterfly just surrounded by beads, but that is not me, I ended up covering a […]

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