DIY Rhinestone Collar Necklace

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We were completely inspired to create a necklace with our Swarovski crystals over the weekend.  Because we are obsessed with collars again this season, we decided to create a rhinestone collar necklace!  It was a lot of fun to create and the way it sparkles on sunny, snowy days makes us even happier!

Supplies:

2 size packs of Swarovski flatback rhinestones

1 size pack of Swarovski sew-on rhinestones

2 rhinestone buttons

1 ft. of ribbon

2 ft. of chain

Clasp

Jump ring

Gem glue

Matching thread & needle

Scissors

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1.  Cut out two triangular pieces of ribbon.

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2.  Sew on a few rhinestones and one button onto one cutout.

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3.  Glue some of your rhinestone flatbacks onto your cutout.  Use your smaller rhinestones to fill in the gaps.

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4.  Repeat steps 2 and 3 on your other triangular cutout and let both dry for an hour.

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5.  Glue and sew your triangles together at one point.

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6.   Cut your chain into two equal pieces.

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7.  Open your jump ring and slip your clasp onto it, as depicted.  Then, slip one end of one chain onto the jump ring and close it.

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8.  Sew the last link of this chain onto the outside corner of your collar.  Repeat using your other chain and the opposite corner of your collar.

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9.  Now you’ve got a beautiful rhinestone collar necklace to add to your jewelry collection!

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3 comments on “DIY Rhinestone Collar Necklace

  1. mrsdeboots says:

    This is so cute! It kinda makes me want to make one as a bowtie choker, if that makes sense. I love your DIY layout too, makes mine look like a 2 year old with a potty mouth did it, ha!

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