Glass Pearl and Button Beaded Necklace

by Ashley
(Jamestown, TN, USA)

Antique Elegance Glass Pearl and Button Beaded Necklace

Antique Elegance Glass Pearl and Button Beaded Necklace

Antique Elegance Glass Pearl and Button Beaded Necklace
Pink Antique Buttons
Upcycled Leaf Charm

My inspiration for this glass pearl and button beaded necklace jewelry design was a large container of gorgeous pink antique buttons that I bought at a garage sale. I call it 'Antique Elegance'.

Jewelry Making Inspiration

I had a whole box of various colors, but the pink just stood out, so I played around with them for a long time to figure out what I wanted to do with them, but never could. Then, I saw another asymmetrical design in a magazine using buttons and I was certain.

Jewelry Making Supplies

For this button, chain and bead necklace I used: thirteen (13) pink antique buttons, two white antique buttons, a upcycled leaf charm off of an old necklace and an upcycled gold tone chain off an old chain belt that I got at a yard sale.

I also used 6mm and 8mm gold glass pearls, 6mm and 8mm white glass pearls and a lobster clasp.

The whole necklace cost me somewhere between $3 - $4 to make! It is quite stunning and actually pretty easy to make too.

Beading Techniques

To put it together I used basic wire work to hold the buttons together and basic bead stringing jewelry making techniques for the rest. I used crimp beads to hold it all together.

Comments for Glass Pearl and Button Beaded Necklace

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NICE Button Jewelry!
by: Michelle B.

Very pretty necklace indeed!! Love the way you used the buttons - very creative!

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