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Triple Concho Bolo Necklace

About this design:

Large hole beads, especially these Czech glass ones, make the perfect embellishment to a bolo necklace. I especially love using several bail slides to add drops to the choker.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
String on your large hole beads and bail slides as shown.
Step 2:
Weave your cord through 3 conchos.
Step 3:
Add more beads to the ends of your cord for embellishment, knotting them in place. Make sure to leave enough at the ends to glue into your tips.
Step 4:
Trim excess length of cord if any and glue into your tip using Lima Studios 5-minute epoxy.

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  1. Asia
    Asia says:

    This is so cool, fast necklace on the go :D

  2. kye
    kye says:

    Wow! This is great!

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    Poms Forever aka Donna says:

    I love these!. I think they would be popular at a craft booth. They are so versatile and very cheap to make. Lima Beads has the best prices for jewelry supplies on the web. Thanks Ali for showing how easy we can produce these necklaces!

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    Rocky D says:

    what kind of a clasp in on this one?

  5. C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie says:

    This is very cool – love it.

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    Fresh Baked says:

    Thanks, Ali…what a wonderful, creative collection in this trendy style. Gets my mind going in new directions!

  7. Ali
    Ali says:

    Thanks everyone! I can’t wait to see what you all come up with, make sure to post your designs.
    @ Rocky D – There isn’t traditional clasp, I used the conchos to cinch the necklace. You can slide them up or down your cord. (see Step 2)

  8. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    This one is my fave–love the multiple conchos and how you used the large hole Czech beads between the bead bails. Nice! :)

  9. Day of the Bead
    Day of the Bead says:

    Wow, I love this! The vertical aspect is really appealing. Nice!

  10. L Almudarris
    L Almudarris says:

    what cord do you use for this project?
    it’s not listed here

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