AllFreeJewelryMaking.com

Menu

Fall Foliage Necklace

By: Ashley Bunting for The Beadin' Path

This Fall Foliage Necklace is the perfect DIY jewelry project to make as the leaves on the trees are turning gold. Make a beaded necklace that's inspired by the season with this free tutorial. The vintage raw metal leaf blanks will shimmer and shine as you move and catch the light, just like real autumn leaves rustling and glinting in the sun. You'll feel like a fall goddess all autumn long with this retro-esque DIY necklace adorning your collar. Celebrate the season via your accessories with this free jewelry tutorial.

Fall Foliage Necklace
Fall Foliage Necklace
This image courtesy of beadinpath.com

Project Type: Make a Project

Bead Type: Glass, Metal

Time to complete: In an evening

Bead Technique Used: Metalwork

Bead Project Type: Necklace

Difficulty Level: Easy

Materials:

  • 17 Vintage Copper Twist Willow Leaf Blanks 10x38mm
  • six Vintage Gun Metal Plate Flower Beads Dot Textured 5 Petal Cup Flower 16mm
  • six Sea Glass Style Round Beads 6mm Topaz Matte
  • 18-inch Basemetal Chain Antique Copper-Plated Long & Short Link 2-4mm per foot
  • two Copper Open Jump Rings 6mm
  • one Copper Lobster Claw Clasps 8x15mm
  • six Gold-Plated Basemetal 20g 2-inch Headpins

Instructions:

  1. Grasp the thin end of the leaf blank with round-nose pliers and gently bend over into a loop. Repeat to all the leaves.
     
  2. Attach the leaves. Start by attaching one to the long chain link in the center of the necklace. Attach leaves on either side of the necklace to every long chain link until there are 17 leaves on the chain.

    Note: Make sure to attach all the leaves off of the same side of the chain.

     
  3. Feed one topaz round and one gun metal flower onto a head pin. There are three short links in between the long chain links; feed the head pin from front to back through the center short link to the right of the center leaf. Trim the head pin to 1/4 inch and turn a loop.  Repeat on the left side of the center leaf and on either side of the third leaves from the center.

     
  4. Attach the lobster claw clasp to one chain end and attach a jump ring to the other chain end.

 

You Might Like
Learn more about RevenueStripe...

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Free recipes, giveaways, exclusive, partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

Very nice. Thank you for sharing. http://www.regina-atthelake.blogspot.com

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Project of the Day

Fancy Macrame Bracelet

If you've ever wanted to learn how to make a macrame bracelet that's a cut above the rest, the Fancy Macrame Bracelet is for you. This… See more

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE your favorite projects
  • ADD personal reminder notes
  • QUICKLY reference your projects

 

Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Share Your Project Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.