How to Make Necklace Pendants

How To : String a pendant to make a necklace

It's easy to craft custom jewelry at home. To string a pendant onto a necklace you will need an extension chain, a trigger clasp, cord tips and jump rings. Learn how to string a pendant for a necklace by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.

How To : Make an indie beaded bird pendant necklace

This adorable bird pendant on a gold chain is a common sight at fashion forward indie stores like Urban outfitters, where similiar pendant necklaces sell for upwards of $30. While this necklace may look difficult to make, the materials are actually extremely easy to assemble ( ...more

How To : Make a multi-strand dichroic pendant necklace

This video shows you how to make a multi-strand necklace using a stunning dichroic glass pendant by guest artist Phil of GlassKanvas. For this project, you will need a dichroic glass pendant, nylon wire, glass beads, a clasp, a jump ring, collotes, and some crimps. Learn how t ...more

How To : Make a pendant and adjustable cord necklace

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a pendant and adjustable cord necklace. First, grab your pendant and guide a small metal ball onto the bottom of it with a needle. Next, place a spacer through the top and another ball on the top of that. Now, take your pliers to bend the ...more

How To : Make a leather pendant necklace

Necklaces are a great way to learn making your own jewelry. They're simple and cheap. Check out this video tutorial to learn how to make a leather pendant necklace. The leather strap is a nice rustic addition to the pendant of your choice. Hollistergirl1O1 has been making jew ...more

How To : Make a simple pendant necklace on a gold chain

Making your own jewelry can be not only be a fun and exciting, but it gives you the ability to do whatever you want. There are so many different things that can be used to help make beautiful jewelry that it can be a bit overwhelming. But in this tutorial you'll focus mainly o ...more

How To : Make a sliding knot necklace for heavy pendants

The phrase "you can never have too much of a good thing" isn't particularly true when it comes to jewelry. While we love our bohemian tree pendants and dangling chandelier earrings, we don't like the fact that they weigh five pounds and pull down on our ears and/or necks. So ...more

How To : Bead a necklace with a pendant

This video will show you how to make a beautiful and dramatic beaded necklace with a pendant. She uses a sterling steel shield pendant but you can use any pendant you like. You can choose any type of beads depending on the look you would like to achieve. In this case hematite ...more

How To : Craft an oo la la collaged jewelry pendant

Margot Potter The Impatient Crafter shows you how to make four fabulous inked backgrounds for miniature collage pendants. Using vintage French images and her trusty crew of crafty helpers Madge whips up a tasty project you'll definitely want to sink your teeth into. Learn how ...more

How To : Make a yummy hostess cupcake from polymer clay

Want to be the "hostess" with the mostest? (Sorry, couldn't resist the pun here). While serving these delightful polymer clay hostess cupcakes at your next party may not be the most appetizing adventure for your guests (though they will agree that they're cute), these clay cak ...more

How To : Make a faceted heart and knotted bead necklace

This necklace is sure to get you noticed! This video shows you how to make a beautiful teal color faceted heart pendant on a knotted bead necklace. You will need waxed cord, glass beads, a heart pendant, a head pin, and scissors. Learn how to craft this necklace by watching th ...more

How To : Make Perfect Scrabble Tile Pendants

Gather Supplies Ready to make the best Scrabble tile pendant possible? This easy tutorial will show you how to make your own custom necklace out of a Scrabble® tile. It will take about 1 hour of work, but there is time needed to let the pendant dry and cure. Ready to start? ...more

How To : Create an exotic string art pendant for jewelry

In jewelry making, string art is one of those techniques that creates a complicated looking result but is actually very easy to do. Composed of differently hued strings wrapped around a teardrop shaped pendant, string art can be used for various jewelry projects. You can make ...more

How To : Craft a briolette (drop bead) crystal necklace

We're totally not lying when we say that the necklace featured in this video sells for upwards of $100 at some fine retailers in Beverly Hills. Composed of a long, sparkly necklace chain and a teardrop shaped pendant attached with intricate wire wrapping, this is a necklace th ...more

How To : Craft a beaded peace sign pendant for jewelry

Wearing a peace sign pendant is the perfect way to celebrate the harmony and integration of nations occuring right now at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. While known as soccer's clash of nations, the World Cup also presents a way for disparate countries to play together on ...more

How To : Make a Starbucks Coffee cup from polymer clay

These days, with such an intense demand for everyone to be on the go, up, productive, and "happy," it's no wonder we supplement our tired souls with a cup of coffee every morning. In fact, we know of some friends who simply don't function without that first cup...or two. Cele ...more

How To : Make a beautiful pendant with a head pin

Pendants are like the stars of your necklace. Without them, you'd only have a boring necklace chain or cord. Pendants add excitement to a necklace as well as show off some of your individual style and charm. So once you've selected a pendant for your necklace, how do you atta ...more

How To : Make a chunky sailor anchor necklace

Learn how to make your own jewelry starting with a gold anchor and plastic gold chain necklace by following the steps Kandee outlines in her tutorial. You will need a drill, some attachments for it, a gold pendant, gold chain, and clasps to connect your necklace. To begin, cre ...more

How To : Make a Swarovski crystal necklace for cheap

Learn how to make a Swarovski crystal pendants that can be used to make your own necklaces by following the tips in this tutorial. You will need a pair of needlenose pliers, a chain, Swarovski beads, and bails (a pinch bail). You can get the beads from ArtBeads or FusionBeads, ...more

How To : Design with bead frames with Katie Hacker

Bead frames are pretty simple to understand. Rather than simply stringing beads onto a pendant or necklace, you can attach them to bead frames, which come in all shapes and varieties, to make a novel design that can take advantage of negative space. It goes without saying that ...more

How To : Turn a washer into a necklace

Cathie and Steve from the DIY Network are here to show you how to make handmade hardware jewelry sure to wow passersby! In this segment, learn how to paper a washer and use it as a necklace pendant to create a unique piece of jewelry for cheap. Customize the washer with paper ...more

News : Making Pendants from SCRABBLE Tiles

Mark and Stefani at HomeStudio share their secret to turning old SCRABBLE tiles into lovely pendants.  Anyone with a crafty mind will enjoy these pendants, which "are great for necklaces, charms, and gifts to give." Supplies needed: Paper · Scrabble Tiles · Scissors · Craft G ...more

How To : Do a netting stitch for beaded jewelry

Watch this video for an introduction to a very versatile stitch, the Netting Stitch. In this tutorial, the process is shown step-by-step to create angular pendants and drops for necklaces with seed beads. Learn how to do a netting stitch for beaded jewelry by watching and foll ...more

How To : Make a mini cappucino machine for a dollhouse

In order to make a mini cappuccino machine for a dollhouse, you will need the following: a copper fitting (from the hardware store), glue, pliers, and old jewelry. Superglue works best, if it is the type with a reusable lid. From a clip on earring, remove the hook. It will be ...more

How To : Make a claspless lariat necklace

Missa teaches us how to create a claspless lariat necklace in this video. First, cut your wire so it's 20 inches long and then make a loop on one of the ends, and attach a chain to it. Now put on the end bead and attach the chain to the metal wire. Now make a loop around the e ...more

How To : Crafted a beautiful beaded dragonfly pendant

Decorative dragonflies are usually associated with little girls' shams and pink backpacks also plastered with iron-on hearts and happy faces. But you don't have to be ten years old to enjoy the dainty beauty of these winged creatures. Watch this video to learn how to make a b ...more

How To : Make vintage-looking pendants out of polymer clay

As lovely as vintage jewelry may be, there's only so much of it out there in the world to be had. As a result, nice vintage accessories tend to be prohibitively expensive for most. One obvious solution to this dilemma is to make your own faux antique jewelry. And this free vid ...more

How To : Craft a ye old school necklace

We're kickin' it olde school in this craftacular how-to video sampling from the Impatient Crafter crew. Join Margot as she shows you how to ink acrylic letters so they look like buried glass and make an adorable pendant from a vintage optical lens to boot.

News : Awesome LEGO Jewelry

If you haven't already discovered ETSY.com you really should check it out.  It is basically an Ebay type website, but everything for sale has to be handmade. There is some wonderful finds there and today I share with you some amazing LEGO Jewels, most of which are available ...more

How To : Use French wire when jewelry making

In this video, we learn how to use French wire when jewelry making. First, you want to take your wire and cut it to the length you need, using wire cutters. After this, you will place a stopper next to the pendant or bead that you are applying inside the necklace. Next, string ...more

How To : Make a beaded 7 petal faerie flower pendany

In this video, we learn how to make a beaded 7 petal faerie flower pendant. First, string 14 beads on an 18 inch piece of string. Next, create a circle in the beads, then tie it off. After this, add three blue beads to your first pico stitch, then go through two more beads aft ...more

How To : Attach a charm on a chain

In this tutorial, we learn how to attach a charm on a chain with Anna. To begin, grab a pair of pliers in each of your hands. Now, pick up the chain with them and gently lift up one side of the flap. After this, pick up your charm and attach it onto the chain. When finished, a ...more

Word Nerds Unite : Planning a SCRABBLE-Themed Wedding

Wedding themes are no rarity, but a SCRABBLE wedding? I never would have guessed, until I came across "10 Ways to Incorporate Scrabble Into Your Wedding" at CasaSugar. Now, I'm one of the biggest SCRABBLE nerds out there, but I could never see myself getting hitched amongst SC ...more

How To : Use an abstract design technique with polymer clay

She teaches us how to make a beautiful jewelry pendant for a necklace out of polymer clay. She starts with kneading a black base. She then sends it through a pasta machine. After she has a black flat sheet she rolls it into a ball again. Then, she takes the other five colors a ...more

How To : Make a fumed implosion glass pendant

The implosion technique in glass blowing creates the effect of multi-colored fingers of glass within another piece of clear glass. This video glass blowing tutorial shows how to use this style to make a jewelry pendant. Watch as the glass is shaped over a flame to recreate the ...more

How To : Tie Pendant knots

In this tutorial from the TyingItAllTogether Channel, you can learn how to make double and quadruple looped pendent knots. These knots are commonly found in Celtic designs. Once you learn how to create these knots, you can use them in arts and crafts projects for necklaces or ...more

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