Basic Bead Stringing Tutorial


Learn how to lay out your design, string, and finish off so you can create your own necklaces and bracelets. A lesson on design elements is also covered, as well as basic crimping, folded crimping, and finishing with clamshell bead tips. If you want to learn how to make a twisted multi-strand piece, check out the Torsade Necklace.

This tutorial includes detailed, step-by-step instructions with high-quality color photographs and a materials list. The PDF can be downloaded instantly after payment is completed.

Level: Beginner

Supplies needed: clasp, crimps, closed jump rings, bead stringing wire, beads and spacers, chain-nose pliers, wire cutters or nail clippers, design board (optional).