Make a Tassel Necklace in Only 10 Minutes!

8 Materials
10 Minutes

What's up fellow jewelers? Here I'm going to show you how to make a long tassel necklace. Not only are long necklaces in style, but tassels are also on-trend at the moment. This DIY is so simple and easy so if you’ve never made a piece of jewelry before, this is a great project to start off with. I got all of the materials that I'll be using for this project from Walmart, so if you live near a Walmart, you can buy the same products that I'm using.

Tools and materials:

  • Round nose pliers
  • Long nose pliers
  • Cutting pliers
  • Thin chain
  • Strand of glass beads
  • Headpins
  • Tassels
  • Tape measure
How to make tassel necklace

Make the loops

Open up your strand of glass beads. You only need to use three of these beads, so separate three from the strand. Take the first bead and put it through onto your headpin. Determine how much wire you need - if you want a small loop, you're going to have less wire, if you want a big loop, you're going to have more wire. I want a really small loop. Bend the wire back at a 90-degree angle, and then wrap it around your round nose pliers. 

The round nose pliers go from small to big and therefore give you the option of what size loop you want. If you want a small loop, you're going to use the top of the pliers and, if you want a bigger loop, you're going to use the bottom. As I want a very small loop, I'm going to put my wire at the very tip of the piers, and I'm going to start curling it around until I make my first loop. Once you've made the loop, grab your cutter pliers and cut the excess off. You then need to make a loop on the other side so that you have a loop on each side. 

Easy tassel necklace


Do the same for the other two beads as well.

Basic tassel necklace

Cut the chain

Cut the chain to the length that you want. I want my chain to be about 34 inches (86cm), so I'm going to measure this amount with the tape measure and cut it at this length. I want it to be very long because I love a long necklace.

Beaded tassel necklace

Join the beads together

The next step is to join the beads together. Open up each loop with your long nose pliers and connect them together. 

Tip: Make sure there are no gaps because if there's a gap, it's all going to fall apart. 

Handmade tassel necklace

Add the tassel

Once you've done this, you need to open up the last loop and put the tassel through, and then close up that loop.

Cute tassel necklace

Connect to the chain

Then open the loop at the top and put one of the ends through the last link on one side of your chain. Do the same for the last link on the other side of the chain, and then close the loop.

Make tassel necklace

A lot of my friends are wearing these long necklaces, and tassels are so in. Come on, who wouldn't want to wear this? It's so cute, and it will go with everything. 

DIY tassel necklace

The tassels came in a packet of three, so I went ahead and made two more tassel necklaces with the other two necklaces. As you can see, I added different beads. Picking out the beads you want to use is super fun. Aren't they gorgeous? I love these three pieces. 

A tassel necklace is very stylish and you’ll love wearing it so much, you won't want to take it off!

Suggested materials:
  • Round nose pliers
  • Long nose pliers
  • Cutting pliers
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