Rolled Paper Bead Necklace

Paper Beads Are you planning your handmade gift lists?  Today's project is a lovely penny saving piece of unique jewelry, made from paper beads, wire, and glass beads.  This piece is a two stranded necklace that can be casual or dressy.  The general concept can be applied to bracelets, earrings, eyeglass holders, bookmarks and more. Supplies:
  • Paper beads (see this post for instructions)
  • Round nose pliers, wire cutters
  • glass beads (I used crystals and rock beads)
  • Closure Mechanism
  • Small chain length (to connect beaded strands to closure)
necklace from paper beads Instructions:
  • Make loop on one end of 2 inch wire segment, add beads in desired order, then loop other end using round nose pliers.
necklace from paper beads
  • Make as many of them as you need to get the desired length of your chain, and connect them, loop end to loop end.
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  • For a double stranded piece, connect both strands to a small segment of chain (or jump rings), then connect that to your clasp.  See pictures to better understand!
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