Trendy DIY Jewelry with Tassels

DIY Jewelry Making with tassels and Jesse James Beads8Fashion is definitely one of Jesse James Bead’s love languages.  And what makes that love extra sweet?

When you can make it yourself!

Candie Cooper here with an extra fun post on how to make your own jewelry with tassels.DIY Jewelry Making with tassels and Jesse James Beads7I’ve been doing a lot of trend-spotting and tassels, fringe, concentric circles (almost doodle-like) shapes are on-point in the fashion world right now.  This necklace is a big sweep of these fresh and fun elements.  You can design your necklace so it’s long like this or short like this:DIY Jewelry Making with tassels and Jesse James Beads2

Jesse James four new fabulous DIY leather tassel jewelry kits for this necklace too!

Let’s get started making this DIY layering necklace:

First, you’ll need to prep the leather tassel for jewelry making.File Mar 16, 1 45 39 PMYou can use this leather tassel alone or wrap some pieces of chain reaction in it with 20g. wire.  Here’s how:

Open a jump ring and connect a short piece of chain, tassel and short piece of chain and close it around the pendant ring.

Bundle all of these elements together with a few wraps of 20g. wire.
DIY Jewelry Making with tassels and Jesse James Beads3Cut four short pieces of chain–three inches approximately so they are all even. Connect the four pieces of chain to the pendant with a jump ring.

Connect two pieces of chain with a jump ring on both sides.
DIY Jewelry Making with tassels and Jesse James Beads4String an assortment of Jesse James Beads onto 19 strand, .018 beading wire and secure to one of the jump rings with a #2 crimp bead.

Cut the remaining chain in half and connect the toggle clasp to each end of chain.

Crimp the beads to the opposite end of chain.

If you want a shorter necklace, adjust the chain length.
DIY Jewelry Making with tassels and Jesse James Beads9Designing trendy jewelry is easy with Jesse James Beads unique jewelry making findings and beads.
DIY Jewelry Making with tassels and Jesse James Beads10DIY Jewelry Making with tassels and Jesse James Beads1DIY Jewelry Making with tassels and Jesse James Beads8This trendy tassel jewelry project is available as a full kit from the Jesse James online shop. Here’s the kit in the Jungle Boogie Silver Blend used in this project:

Trendy jewelry pendant and tassel kit for jewelry making in silver - Silver beaded chain and brown bead mix for jewelry design - From Jesse James Beads

Also, visit the Kits Page – This necklace project is available in four different colorways, and two metal finishes

Trendy pendant and tassel bead kit for jewelry making - Champagne Rose and Gold Bead Kit from Jesse James Beads

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