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How to Get Started With Necklaces - With Leather or Rubber

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STEP ONE: choose the leather, rubber or suede material

Select the leather, rubber or suede stringing material for your design.

STEP TWO: select beads, pendants or chain

Select beads, pendants and chains for your design.

STEP THREE: choosing the clasps

Select a clasp for your design.

STEP FOUR: choosing findings

Select the open jump rings and head pins and eye pins for your design. Also be sure to browse through our crimp tubes, crimp covers and crimp ends.

STEP FIVE: choose tools

It is easier to open and close a jump ring with two chain nose pliers when you attach a charm or a small pendant. You will also need round nose pliers to make a loop for the head pin or eye pin if you don't have a bail and a cutter. Select the tools and jewelry wire that will work best for your designs.


STEP SIX: assemble your design

For more information on how to use an end cap or crimp end to attach a ribbon, check out these useful instructions. Check out this handy tip/ if you would like to use silver wire with your fibers. Be sure to check out our video that provides helpful tips on using jump rings. Also be sure to view our videos on making single loops and wrapped loops.




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