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Simple DIY Brass Necklace

Silver and gold have always been major players in the jewelry world, but there are new finishes making their way onto the scene. Finishes like copper, gunmetal, and brass have become quite popular. These gorgeous finishes are very present in the jewelry world and have gained some serious popularity over the years.

Simple DIY Brass Necklace

There is nothing better than making your own jewelry. Having the ability to create exactly whatever you want is such an awesome feeling. Jewelry making is actually quite simple, as long as you keep your designs simple. This simple brass necklace is the perfect necklace to incorporate into your Fall wardrobe and is also a great way to embrace the brass finish that is making it’s way up the popularity ladder alongside the ever popular silver and gold!

Simple DIY Brass Necklace Leaf

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Long Brass Beads
  • 1 Brass Eye Pin
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Wire Cutter
  • 2 Jump Rings
  • Brass Chain
  • Brass Clasp

Simple DIY Brass Necklace - Materials

Step 1: Run your eye pin through all five of your beads. If your long beads have two holes (like mine do) you will run your eye pin just through the top hole of your beads.

Simple DIY Brass Necklace - Step1

Step 2: Use the inside of your needle nose pliers to trim down the excess wire sticking out from your bead. If the center of your needle nose pliers does not have a cutter, you will want to grab wire cutters.  Leave about 1/4 inch of wire.

Simple DIY Brass Necklace - Needle

Step 3: To create a loop at the end of your wire, use the tip of your needle nose pliers to form your wire into a loop.

Simple DIY Brass Necklace - Create Loop

Step 4: Grab your needle nose pliers once again and open up each of the loops on both sides of your beads.

Simple DIY Brass Necklace - Slide The end chain

Step 5: Side the end chain link onto one of your open loops. Once the chain is on the loop, use your needle nose pliers to close the loop of your eye pin.

Simple DIY Brass Necklace - Around Neck

Step 6: Wrap your chain around your neck to get the right length of your necklace. Once you get your desired length, cut your chain. Then, slide the end of your chain link onto your other open eye pin.

Simple DIY Brass Necklace - Wire

Step 7: Grab your wire cutters again and snip the top center of your chain, creating two pieces.

Simple DIY Brass Necklace - ring

Step 8: Open one of your jump rings and slide it through one side of your chain. Then, close your jump ring.

Simple DIY Brass Necklace Jump Ring

Step 9: Open your other jump ring and slide on your clasp. Then, close your jump ring.

Simple DIY Brass Necklace Brass

You are left with a gorgeous brass necklace perfect to wear the entire Fall season!

Simple DIY Brass Necklace Everyday

Since brass is a neutral, this simple necklace can be worn everyday day with all of your favorite outfits!

Simple DIY Brass Necklace Wear

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