How To Make Your Own Beaded Links

By on May 28, 2011

Beaded links are very necessary for making your own bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Learn how to make these jewelry making links and you will be able to make quite a few jewelry pieces to add to your jewelry box.

Jewelry Making Supplies:


1. eye pin
2. bead
3. round-nosed pliers
4. wire cutter





Jewelry Making Step by Step Instructions:


1. Hold the eye pin in your hand.
2. Put your bead into the eye pin. With one hand gripping the bead, use the other hand to cut off excess pin with wire cutter leaving 1 cm from bead.
3. Using your round-nosed plier, grip the tip of eye pin and bend pin towards yourself.
4. Turn and bend pin into a loop.
5. Final result should look like no. 5 in picture above.

Tips:
To practice, you should just purchase inexpensive metal eye pins.