Charm Bead Necklace
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Charm Bead Necklace

You can wear this necklace romantically ruffled or modernly linear. Just pull the edges of the mesh away from each other to create ruffles between beads, then pull the ends of the necklace away from each to straighten the mesh.

Designed by Katie Hacker.

Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Artistic Wire Mesh, 18mm – Silver
  • Jump Rings, 4mm – Silver (2)
  • Fold-over Cord Ends – Silver (2)
  • Lobster Clasp – Silver
  • Extension Chain – Silver
  • Bead Gallery® Charm Beads – Black Hole (7)
  • Chain Nose Pliers
  • Wire Cutters
 

Project Instructions

Cut a piece of silver Artistic Wire Mesh to the desired length.

Twist one end of the mesh together and place it inside a fold-over cord end.

Use chain nose pliers to flatten one flap, then press the other flap down to hold the mesh in place.

Pass the mesh through an odd number of charm beads.

Attach a fold-over cord end to the free end of the mesh.

Use a jump ring to attach a clasp to one end of the necklace.

Use a jump ring to attach an extension chain to the other end of the necklace.

Tips

Techniques: Basic stringing, jump rings.