Instead of always buying expensive necklaces from stores near you, you can opt for making one for yourself. There are a lot of beautiful DIY necklaces out there.
We have put together this list which contains some of the best DIY necklace projects ever made. You won’t need a lot of tools for the making process, just some basic ones will do. Making a necklace isn’t a hard task at all. Also, feel free to make customizations that please you.
1. How To Make Resin Necklace
The first DIY necklace is made from UV resin, UV lamp, pendants, and florals. Select some floral of your choice and choose 4 pendants. Cut a triangular strip of tape where the pendant will be laid to prevent the UV resting from leaking out. Place the pendants on the tape. Add UV resin to the first pendant and heat it a little bit then place a floral inside of it and heat again, do this for all 4 pendants. Use a UV lamp on it to make it dry quickly then attach your chain to each pendant after they have dried.
2. DIY Tumblr Choker Necklaces
The first choker necklace is made from a black shoelace, hot glue, thin wire, and silicone board. Pour some hot glue on the surface of a silicone board. Allow the glue to dry then remove it from the board and wound a thin wire around it. Secure the glue to the thin wire with glue. Get a black shoelace, cut the length you need and add glue to the center where the wounded glue will be attached and you have your choker necklace.
3. DIY Rice Pearl Necklaces
The materials needed for this project are jewelry-making kits, a bead-smith needle, nose pliers, glass seed beads, jade beads, and bead crimp tools. It is a very easy and fun-filled DIY you can try your hands on.
4. How To Make Paracord Cross Necklace
This is made from paracord. Get two different colors of paracord. Take one of the paracords, leave a large area for the neck, and knot the rest. Use the second paracord to tie the knot of the first and make a “T” shape with it.
5. How To Make A Stylish Necklace
To make this necklace, start by gathering the materials like a precious stone wooden skewer, necklace chain, and a bead cap. Picture the design you want to make and if you’re using stone you have to choose carefully because each stone has its meaning and energy. Then, use a skewer to attach the bead cap to the stone.
6. DIY Necklace With Stones
Get a wire and make a loop at its end (you can use tweezers to make the loop so that it’s strong) then place the loop on the edge of a stone. Hold the stone and the loop with one hand and wound the wire around the stone. After this, take your chain and pass it through the loop.
7. DIY Woven Necklace
You can own this beautiful necklace for just $15. What you need to make this DUY is a wearing skill and a nose for beautiful color. This is made from seed beads, jewelry thread, silver cones, headpins, scissors, silver jump rings, and silver lobster clasp.
8. DIY Pearl Daisy Chain Necklace
To make this DIY project you need only three tools which are round nose pliers, chain nose pliers, and a wire cutter. Other materials include chains, beads, and wire. Start by cutting the chain into a small fragment or you can get a fragmented chain. Then make a loop with the wire and pass the fragmented chain into the loop. Pass some beads to the wire and make it into a close loop.
9. DIY Simple Necklace With Pendant
This is made from copper wire, a piece of stone, and a plier. Cut some inches of copper wire, locate the middle and bend it with the plier. Twist the copper wire and wound it around the stone. Leave a small local sheer the chain will be attached to.
10. How To Make A Necklace For Boys
This is made from a ring, nylon thread, and lighter, and more. Start by wounding the nylon thread, make the wounding tight and make sure you tie every corner of the ring. Once you’re done with the wounding tie the thread and secure it in place by heating it with flame.
11. How To Make A Pearl Necklace
This pearl necklace is unique and beautiful, it has a way of ensuring your elegance. It is made from pieces of pawns, swing chips, and nylon wire. Start by tieing the wire around the clasp then thread the beads through the wire.
12. DIY Necklace For Beginners
The materials needed for this include pearl, seed beads, lobster clasp, jump rings, tail chain, thread, and needle. Attach some seed beads to a pearl then attach it to the bearing thread. Strong the seed beads through the thread to form a pattern. Place two jump rings at each end of the thread.
13. DIY Necklace
The materials needed for this necklace are jump rings, strong, and pliers. Get a string and some jump rings then pass the jump rings to the string. Make the ring concentrated at the bottom of the string and your car your necklace.
14. How To Make A Necklace With Beads
The materials needed for this are a gold chain, nylon wire, lobster clasp, and scissors. Tie the lobster clasp to one end of the nylon wire and cut the extra wire from the knot leaving a straight wire and the clasp. Then start passing the pearls to the wire.
15. DIY Lava Stone Necklace
Arrange the lava beads into a pattern of your choice in a bead wire then place a jump ring at the end of the wire. Place a jump ring at the other end of the wire as well, pass the cord that will serve as the chain through it.
16. How To Make A Necklace With Beads
The materials needed for this are pliers, wire cutter, red copper beads, white beads, and small red beads. Thread each color of the beads into separate words and assemble them together. The making process is basic and quite easy to follow.
17. DIY Multi-Strand Necklace
This multi-strand necklace is made from paper magazines, scissors, thread, chain, and a glue gun. Start by cutting the magazine into tiny strips then wrap the strip of the magazine around a toothpick and make them into small beads. Pass a thread through the center of the chain and pass the paper beads through it. Do this till the front of the necklace is full.
18. DIY Pearl Beaded Necklace
If you have experience in bead making before this will be a very easy project for you. However, if you’re just practicing this for the first time, you ain’t have to worry. The materials you will need to make this beautiful DIY project are Pearls, nylon wire, pliers, and needles.
19. Easy DIY Necklace For Beginners
The materials needed for this necklace include seed beads, lobster clasp, jump rings, beading thread, tail chain, pearls, and beading needle. Get a long beading thread, pass a needle to it and leave 120cm at the end of the thread for the tail chain. Then start by passing the bead inside the thread once the beads are intact in the thread attach the clasp and you will have your beautiful necklace.
20. DIY Beaded Necklace
This DIY necklace is made from pearls, beading thread, beading needle, clasp, and pliers. Get two different colors of pearls, make one of the colors a dominant color. Pass the beads to the thread. Once you’re done with the beading attach the clasp and you’re good to go.
21. DIY Delicate Necklace
This is made from earrings, a chain, and pliers. Start by removing the earring from the earring hook, remove the jump ring from the earring and attach it to the chain then pass the earring through it back. Your necklace is ready.
22. DIY Bottle Necklace
Get some tiny bottles of different sizes and shapes. Add some glue to the wire and place it on the wire through the cork. Place the necklace in the rough bottle and you’re good to go.
23. DIY Pocahontas Necklace
This is made from a paintbrush, cocktail straws, necklace cord, clasp, and acrylic paint. Flatten out some clay, fold it over a cocktail straw and squeeze the edges together. Mold the clay into a shape and gently remove the straw. This will form the basis of the necklace.
24. DIY Brass Necklace
This is made from a thick block of brass, leather cord, cordless screw, metal saw, and a metal file. Drill the design you want on the thick brass then cut it out. File all the edges of the design after cutting it out. Then, attach the leather cord to it and your beautiful necklace is ready.
25. How To Make A Pearl Beaded Necklace
This is made from Pearls, beads, beading thread, beading needle, and clasp. Make two triangular pearls shape and make a long bead in between the two triangles. Once the necklace is done, attach the clasp and your beaded necklace is done.
26. DIY Necklace
This amazing beaded necklace is very easy to make once the materials needed are complete and you have the basic knowledge of bead making. The materials include beads, needles, nylon wire, thread, and Pearls.
27. DIY Beautiful Necklace
The materials needed for this are a silver diamond flower extender chain, glue gun, 2 pliers, glue sticks, larger jump rings, and clasp closure. The structure of this necklace is that of a choker because it stays firmly on your neck like a choker. The silver diamond flower serves as the basis of the necklace every other accessory is an attachment.
28. How To Make A Crystal Necklace
Beaded necklaces sure have a way to make you feel beautiful and unique because of their mode of design and colorful outlook. This crystal necklace is made using a needle, thread, pearls, and beads. The design uses a simple beading pattern that can be easily understood by beginners.
29. DIY Copper Necklace Clasp
The materials needed for this DIY project include long pliers, round nose pliers, file, hammer, and wire cutter. Cut a long strip of copper wire then shape the hook. Make a loop at the end of the wire. After the hook is done attach the clasp and you’re good to go.
30. DIY Button Necklace
The materials needed for this project are sharpie, felt, chain, pliers, bail plate, and bottoms. Gather the materials and select your desired bottoms. Glue the bottoms together to form a pattern. Then, hang the chain to the bottoms and your necklace is ready.
31. DIY Fingerprint Birthstone Necklace
This fingerprint birthstone necklace is very amazing and simple to make. Working with polymer clay is very amazing. The materials needed for this project are chain, silver polymer clay, jump rings, paintbrushes, and paint.
32. DIY Necklace Holder
This necklace holder is made from a CNC machine, saw, drill, router, glue, and a scrap of wood. The length of the dowel you will like to have will determine the size of the base circle. Cut the pieces for the dowel and make the edges smooth with a router. Move on to make the base circle and assemble the pieces.
33. DIY Chain Necklace
This DIY chain necklace is made from 2vdiffrreebt types of chain, hook, charmer, and shells. Use the chain to measure your neck to make the choker then make the second chain a little bit longer making it a double-layer chain. After this attach the hook and charmer and you have your necklace.
34. How To Make A Silk Thread Necklace
The materials needed for the silk thread necklace include wool, jhumka caps, pearl bad, and jump rings. Wrap some wool around cardboard for 80 rounds, remove the wool and cut it into two, Tue both together with thread repeat and you will have three wool strips. Tie the three together and weave it together secure the weave with the jumka cap.
35. How To Make A Wire Name Necklace
This is made from a wire cutter, round nose pliers, spring ring clasp, wire, and pearls. First, write the word you want to use for the necklace on a sheet of paper then use it as a template to curve the wire to make the word then attach the chain to the loop of the first and last letter of the word.
36. How To Make Beaded Chokers
This beaded choker is beautiful because of the different colors of beads used. It is made from pliers, crimp beads, jump rings, wire, and beads. Pass a crimp bead and a jump ring to the wire then thread the end of the wire back into the crimp bead leaving the jump ring in a loop. Make the loop smaller and clasp the crimp bead together with pliers. Then thread the remaining beads inside the thread.
37. DIY Macrame Necklace
The material needed for this macrame necklace includes a copper chain, lobster clasp, jump ring, and bead. The macrame necklace is totally awesome. The jump ring is used to attach the pendant to the copper chain.
38. DIY Tassel Necklace
This is made from Scissors, cutting pliers, lobster clasp, wire, and tape measure. The Tassel necklace is adorable and dashing. Make a strip of fabric then attach it to the jump ring. You can DIY this very easily.
39. DIY Stamped Washer Necklace
The material needed is 1/8 steel stamping set, washer, hammer, sharpie, and chain. Start by stamping a hole and crafting a word in the washer using a steel stamp and a hammer, after which a sharpie is used to make it clearer. Complete the necklace by assembling it then attach the chain.
40. DIY Interchangeable Mask Necklace
This is made from a stretchy plastic cord, bead, two lobster clasp, and two-barrel clasp. First start by clasp section creation, then add a bead followed by the barrel clasp and slip it over one end and do the same for the other end and start heading, after completing the heading use super glue to secure it. The interchangeable mask necklace is creative and beautiful.
41. How To Make A Party Wear Necklace
The materials needed for this DIY necklace are a sheet of cardboard, different types of chain, glue, and pliers. Draw a circle on the sheet of cardboard then add glue to the circumference of the circle and place a chain on it. After this add another glue behind the chain and place another chain. Do this till you finish adding the chain then attach the hook and your party wear necklace is done.
42. DIY Paper Jewelry Necklace
This amazing necklace is made from paper, glue, colors, and thread. Cut a sheet of paper into strips and fold it into a cone with glue. Then, color the paper cone and allow it to dry. Thread beads into the top of the cone and use the remaining thread as the necklace tie.
43. DIY Necklace Tutorial
Thread a needle then pass some beads into it (mix the bead as 2 pearl beads and 1 seed bead). Make a circular floral shape with the beads and thread the remaining beads to it. The materials needed are pearl beads, seed beads, thread, needle, and clasp.
44. How To Make A Gemstone Necklace
Start by making four S’ connectors with pliers and wires. Get three gemstones and place the S’ connector in between each gemstone then connect them with gauge wire. Once the S’ connector and the gemstones are intact attach the chain and you have your necklace ready.
45. DIY Washer Necklace
The materials needed are washers and a thin wire. Picture your design in your mind then start by using tin wire to connect the washer until the choosing design Is attain. Then tie a double knot to complete the necklace. The necklace is a simple and pretty one.
46. DIY Geometric Necklace
This is made from pliers, jump rings, lobster clasp, and polymer clay. Start by getting the pendant ready using cookie cutters or paper templates to get the various shapes, then coat or texture the pendant and complete the necklace with a jump ring and chain.
The geometric necklace is creative and lovely.
47. DIY Heroes Necklace
Materials needed are metal, coping saw, small file, smooth sandpaper, string or chain, and permanent marker. First, cut the shape F from the metal, then perforate a hole through the F shape metal, polish its edge by using a file and some sandpaper to make it lustrous. Then attach the string to complete the necklace. This hero’s Necklace is simple, fashionable, and pretty.
48. DIY Diffuser Necklace
This project depends on how creative you are. If you are crafty enough you can make a complex and beautiful locket necklace from here. The materials needed are essential oil, chain, jump rings, and beads.
49. How To Finish A Leather Or Cord Necklace
The materials needed for this project are fold-over crimps, clasp, suede leather, chain nose pliers, and cutter. Cut the appropriate length of leather and squeeze the opening of the crimps to hold the end of the leather tightly. Attach the jump ring to the loop on the crimps then attach the clasp.
50. How To Make A Necklace With Leather Cord
Start by attaching the Celtic knot bead to the bail bead using a Jump ring. Then, start threading the cord with beads, and just at the center add the Celtic knot bead which will serve as the pendant.
51. DIY Seashell Necklace
The materials needed for this DIY necklace are chain, epoxy, round nose pliers, jump rings, chain nose pliers, and shells. Paint the shell with the paint and attach it to the chain with jump rings.
52. How To Make A Basic Paracord Necklace
This is made from paracord, anchor charm, scissors, and lighter. Flame polished the two ends of the cord and folded them into two and slipped the pendant down the loop. Measure some inches out and make the remaining loop side wide enough for your head. Then, make a sliding knot with the measured length.
53. DIY Shoelace Necklace
The material needed for this project is 4 shoelaces, a chain, 4 jump rings, a lobster clasp, and a ribbon end. Get the tip of the 4 shoelaces and bind it by jump ring, start tying the shoelaces, after tying it to the brim, use lighter or matches to smoothen its edge, then use the ribbon end to hold the tied lace bottom, the chain, and the lobster clasp.
54. DIY Instagram Necklace
Have a look at the Instagram necklace, it is one of the best I have ever seen. If you love the design, then you will love the making process even more due to its simplicity. I would highly recommend this DIY necklace project for die-hard Instagram fans.
55. DIY Vintage Button Necklace
This is made from faux leather, satin ribbon, button, glue, and faux pearl beads. Choose the various sizes, colors, and types of beads and create a pattern with them. Prepare the bottom by cutting the small loop at the back of the button, then attach the ribbon closure, add the button and the bead then trim it to complete it.
That’s a wrap! We made sure we took our time to compile some of the best DIY Necklace projects you could find on the internet. All the projects listed in this article are beautiful and unique and also easy to make. With just a few tools handy, you would be able to make one of these. Feel free to share this content with a friend or family member.