Beads are the only organized thing in my life, besides my pasta.
I have this lovely chunky necklace that unfortunately I never wear because I'm not much of a fashion risk-taker. One day it had mysteriously snapped it's little chain (It was assassinated at the bottom of my purse at one point), so I decided to turn it into something else.
Was going to use this embroidery thread as well, but saving it for next week instead ;)
I've been on a bracelet kick lately so thought I would give it a go, and if it doesn't work I can always turn the bits into pendants for another necklace, earrings or maybe even a ring?
First things first, check out the necklace...
They say pictures that are off-kilter distract the viewer from their inadequacy...
This is only a small portion of it, it's one of those long necklaces and this diamond type beading repeats one other time. It's really quite pretty but I just never had an occasion to wear it.
Using my needle-nose pliers I opened the ring connecting all the beads, and just hooked them up to the next bead I wanted to connect. I ended up with a small-big-small-big pattern in the end. I saved the biggest diamond type bead for use in other projects.
Almost wish this was a candy necklace.
I took a large jump ring and clasp (they were silver unfortunately) and connected the opposite ends of the bracelet, using my pliers again.
Sorry for the claw.
In the end I got a sassy little bracelet that I've been wearing non-stop...
It's very hard to find surfaces to photograph in my house... This is a wall.
And a necklace!
The daylight was dying at this point, sorry for the creepy "internet-chat" setting.
And there's tons of beads left over for another project, any suggestions?