Bead Doctor Tutorial – Leaf Necklace

The Bead Doctor gets excited about leaf charms and comes up with a quick and easy tutorial.

  • Bead Doctor Tutorial - Leaf Necklace Step 1: Gather Materials

    Step 1: Gather materials

    Find a list of everything you will need below.

    Pause the steps at any time by mousing over the slideshow and clicking the pause button. Click the pause button again to continue.

    Use the left-right arrows or slide numbers to navigate.

  • Bead Doctor Tutorial - Leaf Necklace Step 2: Cut the chain and add a clasp

    Step 2: Cut chain and add clasp

    Cut 50cm of chain. Open a jump ring and add a trigger clasp to one end. Close the jump ring. Add a jump ring to the other end of the chain.

  • Bead Doctor Tutorial - Leaf Necklace Step 3: Add a leaf charm

    Step 3: Add leaf charm

    Open a jump ring and add a leaf charm. If the loop of the leaf goes right to left, attach a second jump ring.

  • Bead Doctor Tutorial - Leaf Necklace Step 4: Add more leaves

    Step 4: Add more leaves

    Add the as many leaves as you like, start in the middle of the chain and work out. Miss a link in the chain between each leaf.

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Greetings from the Bead Doctor

Bead Doctor Greetings - Leaf necklace tutorial

I am in love with leaves!

I am absolutely in love with the new leaf mix from Beads Unlimited. These gorgeous charms are so rich in detail they need little embellishment. So, as part of my Autumn collection, I have put together this simple tutorial. It takes just four easy steps to create this pretty necklace. This makes for my favourite combination – minimum effort and maximum results!

I have added all my Autumn themed tutorials to the blog this week to kick start the new season and you could win all the materials needed for any one of them!

Giving it away

With the nights drawing in there will be a lot less basking on the patio and a lot more beading by the fire. To warm your Autumn evenings we are giving away, not one, but four kits this week! To be in with a chance of winning one of four kits here’s how: Choose the kit you would like to win from our Autumn range (Autumn EarringsLeaf NecklaceGlamorous Gold or Autumn glow) on Bead Barmy. Tell us why you like it in the comments box on the page. Please let us know by Sunday 7th October 2012 for a chance to win. The winners will then be notified by email and asked for their postal address. Good luck everyone!

Materials

To add all the materials needed for this project, simply click the button below to add it to your basket. Or, if you are just short of one or two bits, click on the individual items.*

 

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Comments

  1. sharon burgess says:

    i love this necklace, its something different other than using beads and i love silver its so classy

  2. Tracey Mallaby says:

    The kit that I would like to win
    From this lovely giveaway
    Is the leaf necklace, it’s oh so nice
    T’would really make my day
    I just like leaves, I can’t say why
    They make me feel all mellow
    And autumn time’s a special one
    When leaves turn golden yellow
    So pick me please, yes, choose my rhyme
    And send to me this kit
    If I don’t win, I’ll have to buy, for
    I can’t wait to make it!

    Thank you for reading my little poem :)

  3. Sarouchka says:

    I would love to win this one, i fugure having all those leafs in your hand must feel like picking up a hand full of autumn leafs you just raked together. Also wearing it and feeling the leaves gently swing around your neck surely must make you feel like the tree, trying to hold on to them just that little bit longer, trying keeping its few leafs left on to be covered for that cold winter comming.

  4. Raven says:

    Autumn to me, is all about kicking through the crisp fallen leaves, so I would LOVE to win this, so I can have a reminder of the leaves that were, once the winter draws in and they are all gone.

  5. Rachel t says:

    I would love to win this one because the textures are divine like the mix of falling leaves from autumn trees. The charm style is so on trend but with the silver plated finish has a timeless quality to the design. Inspirations from nature always create the most beautiful designs wearable by all. This design would translate into a gorgeous set of matching earrings and bracelet for a matching set. Also with a bit of creativity a splash of colour could be added to match the season.

  6. Rachael says:

    I would love to win this kit as I feel it has been put together with care and is simply lovely. :)

  7. Sheila Ann Cordell says:

    I’d like to win the leaf necklace kit, as it’s got the capability to be made just as is; falling around the neck like so many crisp, cool leaves falling from the trees & landing beautifully as a decoration for the collar… or, one could improvise and add to it. Beautiful as is, and has potential to be even more lovely with imagination in the hands of an artisan.

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