0 item(s) / Total: $0
Home > Jewelry Design Center > Beading Patterns & Designs > Other Bead Projects


Backpack Bling Project
Your Price:
$0.00
Backpack Bling Project
review 0 Review(s)
0
Be the first to review Be the first to review    Item Id: PROJ-12353
Just a little something, something for your back-to-school backpack!  Bling!  Fun and funky beads and pendants create a functional zipper pull, perfect for your student or for you!
 

Karla Schafer, Auntie’s Beads Designer

 

I

Author Karla Schafer
Karla Schafer
Auntie's Beads Designer
Sold As: Free Project Instructions
Material:
 
Pendant Version:
 
  1. Using a heavy pair of chain nose pliers from your garage and your chain nose pliers, open two links of chain.  Open as you would a jump ring, by sliding them apart, one side away from you while the other towards you. 
  2. Place one link of chain onto your pendant and one on the key ring, again using both pairs of pliers.
  3. Cut an 8" piece of the wire and start a loop using the round nose pliers, slip the link with the pendant attached onto the wire and wrap a loop, about two to three wraps, trimming the excess wire with the nipper tool.
  4. Slip on a bead and start another loop as in the above step and slip it into the link on the key ring, wrap accordingly to complete the piece!

Bead Verison:

  1. Using a heavy pair of chain nose pliers from your garage and your chain nose pliers, open two links of chain.  Open as you would a jump ring, by sliding them apart, one side away from you while the other towards you. 
  2. Place one link of chain onto the key ring, again using both pairs of pliers, close the other link and set aside.
  3. Cut an 8" piece of wire and make a small flat coil using the tip of the round nose pliers.  Slip on the bead and start a loop.
  4. Slip the closed link of chain onto the loop and close the loop with two or three wraps.
  5. Use the reamaining wire to create another loop, slipping the link with the bead attached onto it and close as above.
  6. Slip on antoher bead, make a loop and slip it onto the link on the key ring and close the loop accordingly to complete the piece.

Attach the key rings to the zipper pulls to bling your backpack!

Materials and Tools Needed:

Nipper Tool

Chain Nose Pliers

Round Nose Pliers

Heavy Duty Chain Nose Pliers, from your garage

 

Questions about this item? Questions about this item?
Add to Favorites Add to Favorites
Related Products:
Kumihimo Summertime Anklet Project
Kumihimo Summertime Anklet
PROJECT
Average Rating 0 Review(s)
Embellishment Peyote Bracelet Project
Embellishment Peyote Bracelet Project
Average Rating 0 Review(s)
Projects and Companion Products:
Silver Plated Large Oval Link Chain By The Foot, 11x15m
Silver Plated Large Oval Link Chain By The Foot, 11x15m
Average Rating 8 Review(s)
Your Price: $1.99
Artistic Wire, 18 Gauge, Non-Tarnish Silver Plate, 20 Feet
Artistic Wire, 18 Gauge, Non-Tarnish Silver Plate, 20 Feet
Average Rating 19 Review(s)
Your Price: $9.99
Classic Nipper Tool
Classic Nipper Tool


Average Rating 24 Review(s)
Your Price: $7.69
Chain Nose Jewelry Pliers
Chain Nose Jewelry Pliers

Average Rating 4 Review(s)
Your Price: $8.99
Round Nose Pliers
Round Nose Pliers


Average Rating 2 Review(s)
Your Price: $8.99
   
Back to Top