Katsuki and Shell Beads - Jewelry Set with Necklace, Bracelet and Earrings
This nice set is really not difficult to make and you have it together in no time. Yet you make each part of the set differently and there are therefore different techniques. Nice to combine and wear together.
Natural Cowrie Shell Charm 16x8x6mm
Stainless Steel Lobster Clasp Gold 12mm
Katsuki Fimo Clay Disc Beads 6mm Off White
Metal Look Acrylic Beads Bicone Golden 7x6mm
How to make:
Cut a piece of the elastic of about 55cm. Thread a pinch bead on it and pass the elastic through a jumpring. Pass your elastic back through the pinch bead and, pinch the pinch bead closed. Thread the katsuki beads and shells onto the elastic. When the entire pattern is strung, attach a jumpring to the other side with a pinch bead as well. Attach a lobster clasp to 1 of the jump rings and your necklace is complete!
You start by cutting about 1m of the waxcord. Put the waxcord in half and attach it with a clamp to a board. Make sure there is a little waxcord left under the clamp so you can make your closing from that. Attach the c-lon wire to the waxcord with a knot and some glue. Thread the katsuki beads onto the c-lon wire and pull the c-lon wire under the wax cord and go up through the katsuki beads again (this technique is also shown in the video). Do this until you are at 1/3 of the bracelet and thread 5 shells on both sides of the wax cord. Then thread katsuki beads between the shells and finish until you find the bracelet long enough. Thread 4 katsuki beads onto the wax cord and make a knot. This is your closing.
Cut a piece of copper wire of about 30cm. First wrap the copper wire around the earring 3 times. Then thread on a shell. Wrap the copper wire with the shell around the earring and repeat these steps.
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