There’s no need to wear the same necklace every day – stock up on beaded chain in various colors and styles. You can wear just one strand on its own for a simple, understated look. Or rock designer style and wear multiple strands together! Mix different types of stones, colors, and lengths for a custom jewelry look that’s all your own. Whether they’re 5 or 105, everyone loves a beautiful beaded chain necklace.
You can find these chains with Czech crystal beads, fire polished beads, pearl beads, druk beads, faceted gemstones, and table cut glass beads. Any type of glass bead can be found pre-linked into a chain. Choose from bicone, cathedral, faceted, gemstone, rondel, round, swirl, or many other designs! If you really can’t decide, selected a mixed chain, featuring beads of different sizes and shapes.
You can purchase linked bead chain in every color of the rainbow. For a beginning beader, purchase a selection of beaded chains in the same color family, like many green and blue strands. This makes it easy to create coordinating jewelry that gives you the freedom to be creative!
Chains come in black, brass, copper, gold, and silver. These chains are sold by the meter, which makes it easy to purchase many strands of different types of chains. If you have selected your bead chain, it’s time to start creating some jewelry! Here are all the things you can do with linked bead chain.
Make a simple necklace
Measure a strand that’s long enough to slip over your head and cut with jewelry pliers. Use a jump chain to attach one end to the other, and you’ve got a necklace! This “forever” necklace is stylish and oh-so-easy. Simple beads go from drab to fab if they are worn correctly. A few strands of coordinating colors can dress up any outfit.
Create a designer look
Making a rosary bead necklace is easier than you may think! Just use the pliers to stretch the chain, add the clasp, and close it up. Add charms, lockets, or other fun pieces.
Make a necklace for yourself
You could make a few necklaces for the price of buying one at the store. The quality is often better if you make it yourself, and if it breaks, you have all the tools to repair it! If you have multiple bead chain necklaces in different colors, it’s easy to create a new accessory look every day.
Make a necklace for your friend/loved one
These necklaces are so simple to make, you can make many as gifts for friends and family. Customize them with their favorite colors or charms.
Make necklaces to sell
In the modern age, it’s easy to sell handmade jewelry online through various marketplaces. Or use your own social media page to sell to friends around the country! You can take custom orders to create special necklaces in different colors and styles for your customers.
Make other jewelry!
Linked bead chain isn’t just for necklaces – create custom bracelets, earrings, key chains, or even to add as fringe to clothing and home décor!
There are so many options when it comes to linked bead chain, you may not nowhere to begin. But with these ideas, you better have a large supply of beads!