This jewelry piece is colorful, versatile and lots of fun. It just makes me feel all happy-sunshiny-day. :) I want to jump up and shout Woooo Hooo! I love color and I love Summertime. If this project doesn't scream happiness for love, life and beads, I don't know what does. Enjoy.
Color Me Happy Necklace/Wrap
by Erin Siegel, designed for Happy Mango Beads
This fun, versatile piece can be worn as a necklace or wrap bracelet.
Chain nose pliers
Finished size: 31” adjustable to 32”
1: Cut the leather in half. Use both cords to form an overhand knot about ½” from the ends. Trim cord ¼” from the knot as shown.
2: Use both cords to string the disc bead. Use both cords to form an overhand knot ½” from the previous knot as shown.
3: Use one cord to string 3 brass beads and 3 orange wood rounds as shown. Repeat 7 more times. Repeat entire step using the yellow, pink and teal wood rounds. String 3 brass beads at the end.
4: Repeat step 3 using the other leather cord. String the wood rounds in the following order: Pink, teal, orange and yellow.
5: Use both cords to form an overhand knot after the beads. Form another overhand knot 1” from the previous knot as shown. Repeat once more.
6: Use one cord to string 3 brass beads and form an overhand knot. Trim cord to ¼”. Repeat entire step for the other cord as shown.
7: Use the jump ring to attach the heart charm to a section of brass beads as shown.