DIY Kasbah – Glass Bead Necklace

This jewelry making project shows you how to turn inexpensive costume jewelry earrings into a custom necklace.

by Craftbits (shellie wilson)

What you need

Kasbah Style Earrings
2 Glass Beads
Leather Strapping
1 crimp end
1 crimp clasp end
Jump ring


To start with you will need to remove the earring back from 1 of the earrings using pliers.

Attach a jump ring to the earring.

Measure and cut your leather strapping to a desired necklace length (Around 18 inches).

Using pliers crimp the crimp end onto the leather then thread on 1 bead, the earring pendant and the last bead to form your design.

Finally attache the crimp end and clasp and your custom necklace is finished.

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