Beginner | 10 min
Taught by Lisa Coris
Go on a field trip with Lisa as she sources vintage beads in her favorite bead shop. This simple necklace combines an unusual variety of beads, from brass to coconut to plastic. No jewelry tools required, just a love of exploring color and trust that working without a plan can lead to exciting color and texture combinations.
Learn how to:
  • Source vintage beads
  • Create your own design

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to create a unique handmade necklace
  • 3 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert jewelry maker Lisa Coris
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students

Chapters
Introduction
00:33
Creating the Necklace
00:57
06:37
Conclusion
02:24
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Tools:
  • Scissors
  • a tray or surface for your beads (so they won't roll on the floor)
Materials:
  • Herringbone vertebrae
  • snake or African trading beads (the more the better!)
  • beads from old necklaces
  • beaded "finds" like belts or coasters
  • smaller brass beads (optional)
  • waxed cord or leather cord
Tip:
  • beads should have relatively large holes
Discussion
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