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Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace

Making jewelry is so much fun! Get started for this project of Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace from Beads.How.
Here’s what you’ll need:
RIBBON – lots of it!
(I used a few of the double ruffle ribbons, and then some fun printed ribbons)
Flowers
Crimping Pliers
Large Jump Rings
Scissors
Lighter
Hot Glue Gun

Click the links to see the selection!

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

Cut a piece of wire a few inches longer than you’ll need for your beads.
Towards one end, place a crimping bead and then a lobster clasp.

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

Loop the wire around the clasp and back through the crimp bead. Crimp the bead down to secure the lobster clasp.

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

String your beads on.

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

Repeat the first process to attach another clasp at the other end of your beads. Your pearls are ready to go now!

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

Cut a piece of ribbon slightly longer than you would like the necklace to hang, taking into account your beads.

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

Tie knots around jump rings at each end of your ribbon. Be sure to heat seal the end of your ribbon so that it doesn’t fray!

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

Attach your pearls, and you’ve got one cute necklace!

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

It looks pretty sweet just simple like this, but you can also jazz it up if you’d like.

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

Take a flower and hot glue an alligator clip to it.

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

Clip the flower onto your ribbon, and you’ve got another version of your necklace!

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

You can have fun with different ribbons and different flowers.

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

Look at all the ones I made, and I did it all in less than an hour!

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

Pretty fun, right?

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

If you’re not a fan of the knot look, you could also sew your ribbon around the jump rings instead.

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}

Enjoy making your own variations of necklaces – there are so many options!

Interchangeable Ribbon and Pearl Necklace - this tutorial is easy and makes great gifts for those who love accessories! {The Ribbon Retreat Blog}