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Jewelry Craft: Crystal Clear Necklace

Crystal Clear Necklace

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

It only takes a handful of translucent beads and a little fishing line to make a necklace that's sure to reel in compliments.


  • Scissors
  • Monofilament or fishing line
  • Translucent glass or plastic beads
  • 2 clamshell bead tips
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Barrel clasp


Cut a piece of monofilament or fishing line that's twice the desired length of your necklace.

Crystal Clear NecklaceString a bead onto the line, then loop the line back around and through the bead, as shown (this keeps the bead in place).

Using the same method, add on the remaining beads, spacing them evenly.

Insert each monofilament end into a clamshell bead tip and double-knot the line to keep them from slipping off.

Use the pliers to pinch the bead tips, then attach the barrel clasp.