Create your own DIY necklace jewellery setting
piece with Swarovski Elements crystals
. In recent months it seems that the stars and fashionistas from New York to Paris are welcoming back the era of the glorious crystals. Be inspired, its easy to create your own jewellery with just Flat Felt Sheets
and glue! Accessible to all, the hardest part will be choosing the Swarovski Elements crystal
colours and crimp shape.
Here is a DIY guide for our own Swarovski Elements crystal necklace - simple step by step guide, the beginners step before tackling a larger Swarovski Elements settings necklace
Easy to create a DIY necklace sparkling settings.
Easy DIY Necklace
Firstly, the material! Wholesale settings, Swarovski Elements crystals, glue and Flat Felt Sheets
(acrylic or wool), chain, clasp, rings, adaptable pliers (one to hold the setting, one to close the claws of the setting) , precise scissors (embroidery scissors for example).
You will find everything on I-Beads
To start with: Set the Swarovski Elements crystals into the jewellery setting
with suitable pliers. Consider investing in good pliers as they will serve you well for all your future jewelry creations.
Setting your Swarovski crystals.
Crystal Fancy Stones in Settings
Now take a sheet of paper. Create your design on the paper using the finished crystal settings. With a pencil draw round the completed shape. To ensure you have a symmetrical shape, the trick is to fold the paper down the middle, and cut whilst it is folded in half.
Create your perfect design
Draw round the design
Cut out the paper design
Remember to keep your Swarovski Elements crystal
settings in the shape of your design so that you do not forget the location of each component. You will now prepare the felt and cut it out.
Re-create the design using the crystals
Transfer design onto felt using the paper template
Cut out the felt shape
Now for the jewellery collage! There is no need to use a superglue as the felt absorbs the general jewellery glue very well. You'll be amazed! It is at this point that we know the importance of keeping the design shape on the table.
Glue the back of the settings
Transfer the design onto the felt
Now that everything is stuck down, allow at least 24 hours for the glue to dry before you tackle the final part! To finish you need to the chain with some simple clasps rings.
Attach your findings and finishes
Trim felt to complete the finished design