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Seashell collection - Necklace and Earring Jewellery Making Tutorial

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Seashell collection - Necklace and Earring Jewellery Making Tutorial

Designed by: Leah Connolly

Difficulty: Beginner

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For all you beach lovers out there, Leah and Wendy have put their heads together and created this stunning Seashell collection for you. Each design is really quick and simple, perfect for a last minute jewellery make. You don't have to follow the designs exactly as you can switch out the shells in the necklace to make it unique to you.  Ready? Let's Get Creative

You can add all the items you need to your basket by clicking the box in the 'Products used' section above, or you can let your imagination run wild and choose your own materials from the links below. Please note that the colours for the products illustrated in the image above may not match the 'Products List'. 

Here is the product list for 1st necklace:

Ring Connector 27mm with rhinestones 1x X0373
SWEETCHARM™ shell charms 1x X0183
Faceted ball chain with clasp 1mm 45-48cm long 1x CH1204

Here is the product list for 2nd necklace:

Geometric circle base 18mm 1x W0531
SWEETCHARM™ shell charms 1x X0165 & X0169
Faceted ball chain with clasp 1mm 45-48cm long 1x CH1204

Here is the product list for the earrings:

Geometric circle base 18mm 2x W0531
SWEETCHARM™ shell charms 2X X0199
SeaStar™ glass pearls 10mm 1x W3668


Remember - our tutorials are for inspiration and learning purposes. They include links to the relevant categories for you to choose your own colour combinations and we positively encourage you to experiment with different shapes, sizes, finishes, composition and texture. Why not choose your own beads and colours to achieve something in your own style? Let your imagination run wild and make your dream jewellery.

Designed by Leah Connolly - June 2022

Step 1

To create the Shell necklace with the rhinestone connector, twist open a jump ring, place the jump ring through the loop on the shell charm. Loop it through the connector and place the chain through the ring, twist close to close the jump ring. 

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To create the 2nd shell necklace, twist open a jump ring, loop it through the hole in the shell charm. Loop the jump ring through the connector and place the chain through the jump ring. Twist the jump ring to close it. 

Connect the other shell charm to the connector using a jump ring. 

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To make the earrings, place your seastar bead onto a headpin, cut to size and create a loop with pliers. Using a jump ring, connect the bead onto the large connector. Add a jump ring to the 1st jump ring and attach your earwire. 

Connect the shell charm onto the connector using a jump ring. 

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