6 Minute Upcycled Necklace

By: Sarah Ortega from
6 Minute Upcycled Necklace
6 Minute Upcycled Necklace
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If you're looking for someone to teach you how to make bead necklaces, take pride in the fact that you can do it yourself. This 6 Minute Upcycled Necklace tutorial uses upcycled beads from the thrift store or old pieces of jewelry. You can mix and match this necklace craft with any outfit. The more eclectic the beads are, the more unique your ensemble will look. Go ahead and use this homemade bead necklace as a conversation starter at brunch with your friends. They might just ask you to make one for them next time.

Project TypeMake a Project

Bead TypeMiscellaneous

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Bead Technique UsedStrung

Bead Project TypeNecklace


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I love going thru thrift stores and coming out with treasures. Like the coffee can filler with old buttons for $2. I found but name expensive name brand ones in there. I have single beads that are very old and very pretty, either crystal or glass that I hung into it i ever came across a way to use just one of a kind. Here it is. Thank you

Six minutes to make an upcycled necklace. Sign me up to make this! Ive always got some odd and end beads in my stash. I have collected them from either being leftovers from prior projects or from jewelry that has broken in the past and I cant bear to part with the parts. This is the perfect use for those.

This necklace is simple and sweet. It will only take minutes to make, but I could see this becoming one of my go-to necklaces.

This is great for like a quick and easy gift or something! I'm really excited to make this project because it's super fast and easy to wear, which is perfect because I feel like I never have any free time!

I love the simplicity of this necklace. Easy and pretty.


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