Making Jewelry with Beads

by Juliana

Beads Strung on Beading Wire with Lobster Claw Clasp

Beads Strung on Beading Wire with Lobster Claw Clasp

Beads Strung on Beading Wire with Lobster Claw Clasp
Jewelry Necklace with Extender and Charm Dangle

Hi there! I love your website. I am interested in making a long chain of beads with a charm at the end (like a good luck charm).

What would you recommend that I use at the top to hold it together?


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How to String Beads
by: Wanda

I'm glad you like the site! I hope you're finding lots of inspiration.

I believe what you want to do is use beading wire to string a strand of beads into a necklace, connect the ends with a lobster claw clasp and split rings and then make an extender with a charm dangling from the end.

Is this so? If it is, here's...

How to string the beads:

How to String Beads (uses a lobster claw clasp)

String Beads Using a Toggle Clasp

Here's how to make the extender and charm dangle:

How to Make a Jewelry Extender

Happy beading!


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