This simple, casual cord necklace is perfect for easy, breezy Summer. It whips up quick with just a few knotted beads and a sliding knot at the back. The adjustable closure is a versatile feature and also makes the project inexpensive to make!
6 coral 8mm large-hole Swarovski pearls
14 gold size 6 seed beads
1 coral 30mm ceramic flower pendant
48″ of dark brown 1mm waxed cotton cord
Finished size: adjustable
1: Cut 12″ of cord and set aside.
2: Fold the longer cord in half and form a lark’s head knot onto the pendant’s loop.
3: Use one cord to string 3 seed beads; form an overhand knot. String 1 coral pearl; form an overhand knot. Repeat two more times. Repeat entire step for the other side of the necklace.
Use the 12″ cord from step 1 to form a sliding adjustable knot. To create this knot, follow the step by step instructions from my previous tutorial found here
Ceramic flower pendant: Suburban Girl Beads. Cotton cord: Macrame Super Store. Seed beads: Shipwreck Beads. Coral pearls: Fire Mountain Gems.
Erin Siegel is a jewelry designer, beading instructor and co-author of the jewelry book, Bohemian-Inspired Jewelry: 50 Designs Using Leather, Ribbon and Cords. To find out more, visit her blog, Erin Siegel Jewelry.