DIY Dainty Beaded Necklace (Giveaway)

Contest has ended. See winners here.


I am in love with dainty necklaces right now! Don’t get me wrong, I do love a chunky statement necklace, but delicate jewelry can match so many different outfits, on casual days or with a fancy attire. It’s so girly and so fun!

Dainty Necklace

Here’s a tutorial on how to DIY a dainty beaded necklace. You can also WIN one of these necklaces by commenting on the post below! Simply tell me what you would wear this necklace with. Boys, win a necklace for your lady friend by telling me what you would like to see her wear this with (betcha you’ll win some serious brownie points!).

What you’ll need (where to buy at the end of the post):

Here’s the easy tutorial:

DIY Dainty Beaded Necklace

What do you think about dainty jewelry pieces? Is this something you can recreate?

Beaded Dainty Necklace

Don’t forget to comment on this blog post for a chance to WIN a necklace. What outfit would you wear this dainty necklace with?

Get to DIY-ing,

Only one entry per email. Email must be valid. Shipping address must be in the United States. This necklace giveaway ends at 11:30pm PST on 11/12/13. Winner will drawn and announced on Wednesday, 11/13/13 at 12:00am PST via blog and email provided.
Small gold plated round beads
Wire Cutter & Pliers on Amazon (similar set to mine)
Gold chain from Amazon
Eye pin, lobster claw clasp, and jump rings from Michael’s

20 thoughts on “DIY Dainty Beaded Necklace (Giveaway)

  1. Love this! I have a blue and black dress that would make this necklace pop! I usually wear silver but I like the artsy look of this one 🙂

  2. J, just curious- can the beads fit over wire that’s been doubled over? Or is the hole in the bead only wide enough for a single thickness of wire?

    • The beads are only wide enough for a single thickness of wire. If you don’t have eye pins, you can use jewelry wire that’s high in gauge. Remember, the higher the gauge number the thinner the wire. Hope that’s helpful!

  3. I would wear this necklace everyday! It would be my new staple…I love to layer necklaces but have the few constants that would always be on to build off. LOVE the look of a few short necklaces or the understated piece like this with a few long accent pieces. LOVE LOVE LOVE.

  4. Pretty! I love dainty necklaces because they’re minimal and you have to get up close to get a good look at them. I would wear it with a simple dress and my hair up!

  5. I would wear the necklace with my Black dress because it has some gold embellishments around the waist and this necklace would look cute with it! 😀

  6. The simplicity of the necklace would contrast well with a patterned top. It would also be a lovely necklace to stack other necklaces with!

    Love your tutorials, J! Keep ’em up!

  7. Hmm…I’d wear it with a black dress. The hubby actually got me a cocktail dress from express so he could make his $ minimum purchase for free shipping or something. ;p

  8. I love the necklace! It’s perfect for wearing on its own or layering with multiple necklaces. I’d pair it up with a silk blouse, skinny jeans, and gold stud earrings.

  9. i love it! i would wear it with an emerald green blouse i recently acquired. i discovered that i’m a “winter,” so gold-tone jewelry and deep, vibrant colors look best on me. it’d be perfect for my thanksgiving outfit. you’re such a martha stewart, j!

  10. Oh Jamie, what a beautiful piece! I totally thought of you when I was trying to find something to pair with my black dress tonight but alas, I did not have this awesome necklace in my life (yet) 😉

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