DIY Jewelry Making
Step by step: How to make your own bracelet or necklace
Are you interested in making your own jewelry, but you think it is too difficult for you to get started or you don’t where to start? In this blog, we will explain step by step how to make your own jewelry. Because jewelry making is great for everyone!
Step 1: What kind of jewelry do you want to make?
Firstly, it is important to decide what kind of jewelry you want to make. Are you interested in making a bracelet, necklace or earrings? For every type of jewelry different kinds of materials are needed, so this step is important for you to move on.
Step 2: What kind of materials do you want to use?
If you have decided what kind of jewelry you want to make, you can move on to the second step: finding the right materials. If you are thinking about making a necklace, bracelet or earrings, a couple of basic parts are very important:
Step 3: What stringing materials do you want to use?
The basis of your necklace or bracelet is the stringing material. Different kinds of stringing materials are available, so you should choose the kind of stringing material you want. Materials available vary from leather, suede, nylon, rubber, elastic – or aluminum wire.
Step 4: Do you want to use beads, pendants or charms?
Additionally, you should decide if you want to use beads, pendants or charms for your necklace or bracelet. Do you go for beads, pendants or charms? And what kind of beads, pendants or charms are you looking for? The choice in beads, pendants and charms is huge, so take your time to find out what suits you.
Step 5: Where can I find the right materials?
Many different stores sell materials for making your own jewelry. From local DIY jewelry shops to well-known custom jewelry brands. Besides retail shops there are online shops like Dreambeads, which sell all materials and tools needed to make your own jewelry.
Step 6: Time to make the jewelry
Now that you have decided what your necklace or bracelet is going to look like and you have the materials and tools, you can start making your own jewelry. There are multiple blogs and videos online that explain how to do this. Have fun and get creative!