Beaded drops are very easy to make. You will come to love making these drops for your jewelry making. When you have learn this basic jewelry making technique, you will be able to add drops to your charm bracelets, pendants, and earrings.

So try to master this technique by following the instructions below.


To practice, you should just purchase inexpensive metal head pins.

Jewelry Making Supplies:

  1. head pin
  2. bead
  3. round-nosed pliers
  4. wire cutter
how to make beaded drops/How To Make Beaded Drops

Jewelry Making Instructions: How To Make Beaded Drops

  1. Hold the head pin in your hand.
  2. Put your bead into the head pin. With one hand gripping the bead, use the other hand to cut off excess pin with wire cutter leaving 1 cm from bead.
  3. Using your round-nosed pliers, grip the tip of the head pin and bend pin towards yourself.
  4. Turn and bend pin into a loop.
  5. Final result should look like no. 5 in picture above.

Now you have a drop made up of a bead or gemstone to use for your jewelry making projects.

Check out the jewelry pieces on the right column of this page for examples using this technique to make a drop. There are 2 examples given - using a rounded crystal bead and the other more complicated using 4 irregular gemstones.

Beaded Drops

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