How To Make Your Own Beaded Links
basic essentials for making
bracelets, necklaces and earrings

Beaded links are very necessary for making your own bracelets, necklaces and earrings. 

Learn how to make these jewelry making links and you will be able to make quite a few jewelry pieces to add to your jewelry box.


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

Jewelry Making Supplies:

  1. eye pin
  2. bead
  3. round-nosed pliers
  4. wire cutter

beaded links/How To Make Beaded Links

Jewelry Making Step by Step Instructions: How To Make Beaded Links

  1. Hold the eye pin in your hand.
  2. Put your bead into the eye 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 plier, grip the tip of eye 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.

Why You Need These Links

Since these are links made from beads, You can use these to build a bracelet, a necklace or a pair of dangling earrings.

Instead of using a chain and adding beads, you make these links and join them together to the desired length and add a clasp to fasten.

There are two ways to join links to one another.

  1. Open one side of the loop by lifting up and hook into the loop of the other bead. Close by pressing down.
  2. Add a tiny ring in-between the two links.

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