InstructionsTo make tassel: cut a piece of beading wire twice as long as desired length + enough for a loop + enough extra to crimp ends. Before adding any beads, use a crimp bead to make a loop in the middle. Fill both ends with beads, leaving room to crimp. Add a crimp bead to one end, loop the other end AROUND (not through) the crimp bead and thread back through 2-3 beads, pull tight and crimp. Repeat for ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Romantic, Casual
Bead Mix by Jesse James, Murano-style green & white swirl hearts, Gemstones (from my stash), Seed beads for tassel bail, gold tone chain, Memory wire, Beadalon beading wire, crimp beads,
What was your inspiration?
The green and white swirl heart beads were the inspiration!
What are you most proud of?
The tassel is attached to a beaded portion of Memory Wire that I wound smaller (which is HARD, by the way). That way the tassel can come off if I want to just wear the necklace.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Having charms or tassels that remove is a great way to extend the usefulness of a necklace.