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Beautifully Simple African Bead Necklace

By: Stefanie from A Common Thread

Sometimes the simplest things in life are the most beautiful, like this Beautifully Simple African Bead Necklace. Nothing could be easier to make than this basic beaded necklace, but it makes such an impact when completed. The bright pop of color paired with the warm brass creates a chic, earthy palette, and the slender slices of vinyl give this DIY necklace an organic aesthetic. If you don't want to splurge for the African vinyl beads, swap them out for sequins to get a similar effect. You'll find yourself wearing this effortless, understated necklace with anything and everything!

Beautifully Simple African Bead Necklace
Beautifully Simple African Bead Necklace
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Project Type: Make a Project

Bead Type: Metal, Miscellaneous

Time to complete: Under an hour

Bead Technique Used: Strung

Bead Project Type: Necklace

Difficulty Level: Easy

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This is another project I will add to my group of jewelry making friends.its easy, not expensive and yet pretty. And it will teach them how to end necklaces. It's something they can reference when I am not around. It's such a wonderfully written pattern. Thank you for sharing it.

This is another very easy necklace to make and shows some different techniques for the ends like end caps and seed beads which I have never done but now I know how to do. Such a simple necklace but so cute and I love the beads. A great project for the kids to make with their friends or even a summer camp. Easy tutorial.


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