How to Make Genuine Gemstone Jewerly

961 Views 97 Likes
How to Make Genuine Gemstone Jewerly
38 Steps
Supplies
Embed
1
Gather your supplies on a jewellery mat

Gather your supplies on a jewellery mat

2
You will need a wire cutter

You will need a wire cutter

Recommended For You
3
Flat nosed jewellery pliers

Flat nosed jewellery pliers

4
Jewellery wire

Jewellery wire

5
Gemstones off your choice - I'm using smokey quartz, pink cracked agate and green apitite. Lay out your design before threading.

Gemstones off your choice - I'm using smokey quartz, pink cracked agate and green apitite. Lay out your design before threading.

6
Use jewellery cutter to cut a length off wire longer than what you actual need

Use jewellery cutter to cut a length off wire longer than what you actual need

7
Start to thread your gemstones beads onto the wire.

Start to thread your gemstones beads onto the wire.

8
Getting there :)

Getting there :)

9
All on the wire now!

All on the wire now!

10
Now you will need silver findings for your necklace. Like these. If your like me I can't wear fake metal as it irritates my skin. The findings aren't that expensive

Now you will need silver findings for your necklace. Like these. If your like me I can't wear fake metal as it irritates my skin. The findings aren't that expensive

11
Thread the tiny clasp finding onto the wire like this

Thread the tiny clasp finding onto the wire like this

12
Add the circle finding to the end off the wire like this and then loop the end into the same clasp finding like so

Add the circle finding to the end off the wire like this and then loop the end into the same clasp finding like so

13
Pull the wire through the clasp until it's all through

Pull the wire through the clasp until it's all through

14
It should look like this :)

It should look like this :)

15
Now take your flat nosed pliers and press the tiny clasp finding together to hold in place

Now take your flat nosed pliers and press the tiny clasp finding together to hold in place

16
Cut away the excess wire

Cut away the excess wire

17
It should look like this - all neat

It should look like this - all neat

18
Now do the same on the other end but using the crap claw finding

Now do the same on the other end but using the crap claw finding

19
Loop like so ....

Loop like so ....

20
Squeeze into place ....

Squeeze into place ....

21
Cut excess wire and it then should look like this

Cut excess wire and it then should look like this

22
Hey pesto one smokey quartz and cracked agate silver necklace - now for some matching earrings :)

Hey pesto one smokey quartz and cracked agate silver necklace - now for some matching earrings :)

23
You will need silver earring findings

You will need silver earring findings

24
Silver rod findings

Silver rod findings

25
Choose your gemstones - I ran out off quartz so replaced with fools gold.

Choose your gemstones - I ran out off quartz so replaced with fools gold.

26
Assemble the stones onto the rod - I've added a little silver cap for my agate to sit in

Assemble the stones onto the rod - I've added a little silver cap for my agate to sit in

27
All on now ...,

All on now ...,

28
Hold you piece secure in hand like this

Hold you piece secure in hand like this

29
Use round nosed pliers to shape top off rod

Use round nosed pliers to shape top off rod

30
Curl end off rod around the pliers

Curl end off rod around the pliers

31
See the little loop

See the little loop

32
Open end off earring finding so you can attach to loop you have just made

Open end off earring finding so you can attach to loop you have just made

33
Attach and close back together so it's nice and secure

Attach and close back together so it's nice and secure

34
Real happy with these :)

Real happy with these :)

35
Now just do again for a matching pair to go with your necklace

Now just do again for a matching pair to go with your necklace

36
A whole genuine silver and gemstone set in half an hour.

A whole genuine silver and gemstone set in half an hour.

37
Here is the necklace on

Here is the necklace on

38
I hope you enjoyed this guide :)

I hope you enjoyed this guide :)

keyboard shortcuts:     previous step     next step
Comments
0 COMMENTS
View More Comments