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How to make your own choker style necklace with Beadhouse

If you caught our debut show on Hochanda, we thought you may like some ideas of what designs can be made from the packs we featured. 
Amongst the goodies available are three leather bundles, noodle bead packs including CZ rondels and a fabulous hematine bead 10 strand pack. We have designed this classic leather necklace using a combination of items from this show and we want to share the design with you. It’s perfect for that day-into-evening look.
      1  Firstly take one of the 1 metre lengths of leather and fold in half.






2  Then attach a crimp and ring to each end of the leather. Crimp it in the middle with pliers to hold it securely in place.






3Take a headpin and snip off the head with snips/flush cutters to create a piece of wire. Use the wrapped loop technique* to turn a loop in one end of the wire, before completing the wrapped loop, attach to the crimp & ring and then finish turning the wrapped loop.

4  Add any combination of two or three hematine beads, mixing in the Rhinest…