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How to create a gorgeous charm necklace with Bowdabra

Do you have various charms lying around that you just don’t know what to do with?  This gorgeous charm necklace is trendy and so easy to make in literally minutes.  Wouldn’t this be a terrific gift for anyone on your gift-list?  Teachers love it, especially if you use education charms.

charm necklace

Updated July 2019

Easy ribbon charm necklace

Materials:
Instructions:

First, gather all the materials you will need to make your own charm and dangles ribbon necklace.

charm necklace

Next, loop the center of the ribbon through a decorative circular clasp or a large jump ring.

charm necklace

Then, attach charms to the center of the necklace. Continue adding the charms and dangles filling up the clasp.   Once your necklace is complete you can add a small Mini Bowdabra Bow to the center.

charm necklace

charm necklace

To make the small bow place the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler onto the Mini Bowdabra. Cut 18″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire and fold the wire in half. Place the wire into the Mini Bowdabra.

charm necklace

Cut 10cms of 3/8″ wide ribbon place the end into the Mini Bowdabra.  Fold the other end over the Mini Bowdabra towers and into the center.

charm necklace

charm necklace

Press the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra to create a bow tie.

charm necklace

Scrunch down with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.

charm necklace

Thread the two tail ends of the wire through the loop.  Pull the wire tightly.

charm necklace

charm necklace

Remove the bow from the Mini Bowdabra and bring it around the bow and knot.

charm necklace

Thread a seed bead onto the Bowdabra Bow Wire and knot the wire in the back again.

charm necklace

Trim away excess wire and glue the bow onto the necklace.

charm necklace

charm necklace

So what did you think of this adorable charm necklace?  Wouldn’t this make a great back to school teacher’s gift?  Or why not make several.  Then, you will always have an elegant gift for that hard to buy for person on your list. We appreciate your comments and suggestions. And we always love to see the crafts that you come up with!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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