Love Aesthetics

February 20, 2014

Double Bead Choker






/ thin copper bar
/ two beads
/ super glue (clear)
/ pair of pliers

Hardware and clear plastic, delicate vs chunky. My cup of tea!
Although beads are quite a staple ingredient when you think of DIY, I honestly never really knew what to do with them as besides being decorative I didn’t see a clear purpose for them. But when going through some old DIY supplies and coming across these two ice-cube lookalikes, suddenly I knew just how to put them to good use. Here’s the super simple, 3 step instructions to my double beaded, rose gold choker necklace.

1/ Measure how long you want the choker to be by putting a measuring tape around your neck. keep in mind that the opening should be around as wide as your neck so you can still can take off the necklace.
2/ Cut the metal bar to the right length and bend it around something round. I used a can of paint.
3/ Fill the beads with glue and put the ends of the copper bar through them. Let them dry and you’re all done!

29 responses to “Double Bead Choker”

  1. Simple and beautiful- I love it! ♡

  2. Rhea Gupte says:

    You work out such incredible things with the simplest stuff.

  3. Wow, your creativity never ceases to amaze me. So simple yet such a striking design.

  4. Jessica Rose says:

    Perfect….really simple but so different at the same time.

  5. Superidee! Het is ook wel mooi om hem helemaal vol te hangen met ‘ijsblokjesparels’. Een ijs-efffect met nog steeds de koperdraad zichtbaar. 🙂

  6. Jay says:

    Brilliant idea, so simple and so effective! 😀

  7. Mia says:

    This is great, Ivania!

  8. Lisa says:

    Love it! Heb iets soortgelijks van Cheap Monday, tijd om hem maar weer eens uit de la te halen!

  9. Alicia N. says:

    The simplicity of the necklace is just perfect! I always love your DIYs.

    Neon Fox

  10. delicate vs chunky.. my kind of juxtaposition too!

  11. Sef Quemado says:

    This is really clever!

  12. Sarah says:

    Stunning! Where can one get a copper bar like that? Hardware store? Craft store?

  13. Laura lexo says:

    Nice necklace !! Cool idea as always


  14. MartinaAloha says:

    Wow great DIY, I will do it!

  15. Anonymous says:

    Technically, it’s not a choker, it’s a necklace. But very nice, nonetheless.

  16. Where would I find a copper bar? Is that just a thicker jewelry wire? Whats the size?

    Thanks. Would love to make several of these with different beads!

  17. Joy says:

    I gave this a try! Here’s how it turned out, thank you always for the endless inspiration!

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