Monday, March 24, 2014

Violet Necklace and Earrings Set

This violet necklace and earring set is perfect for spring. Both the earrings and the necklace are quite simple to make. This set is perfect for the beginning jewelry maker. You only need a few basic jewelry making skills like opening jump rings and forming a loop.

Violet Necklace and Earrings Set
Lately my kids have been asking "what's your favorite color?, what's your second favorite color?" For me that's green, then purple. So when I got these purple connector beads from Prima Bead in my March package I was thrilled.

Want to make your own Violet Necklace?
You will need:
8 jump rings {1 large, 7 small}
1 clasp
3 violet gem connectors
wire cutters
jewelry pliers

How to Make a Violet Necklace

Step 1 - Gather your supplies and cut your chain to length. You will need two pieces 1 1/2" long and 2 pieces 6 1/2" long
 Step 2 - Using a jump ring, attach one of your small pieces of chain to a connector bead.
Step 3 - Using a jump ring, attach your other small piece of chain to the other side of the connector bead.
Step 4 - Attach a connector bead to the end of each chain using a jump ring
Step 5 - Attach the long pieces of chain to each connector bead. Add a jump ring to one end of chain and a clasp to the other end of the chain.

The earrings are super simple.

Violet Earrings

Here's how to make them.
You will need:
2 violet gem connectors
2 fishhook earwires
4  6mm bicone beads
6 jump rings
4 head pins
jewelry pliers
wire cutters

How to Make Violet Earrings
Step 1 - Gather your supplies.
Step 2 -  String a bicone bead on each head pin and form a loop.
Step 3 - Attach one bicone bead to each end of connector bead with a jump ring
Step 4 - Attach the earwire to the top jump ring using a large jump ring.

Violet Necklace and Earrings Set
So go ahead and give it a try. You can change the look by simply using a different style connector bead and chain.

I am a Prima Bead Blog Team Member. I receive product from Prima Bead. In return, I create jewelry or craft pieces from that product, and share about them through my blog and other social media outlets. All opinions expressed in this post are mine.


  1. Ohh i love those connectors!! i played with a similar one with darker purple colors when i was down at cousin headquarters. do you have the item number or the link for them on prima?? :)

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