5/32 inch drill bit
3 corks
2 crimp beads
1 clasp set
Doll needle
22 inches (55.88 cm) of beading wire
Wire cutters
Bead crimping tool or needle nose pliers

Final Measurements

18 inch (45.72 cm) necklace


Carefully drill a hole through each cork, lengthwise.
Figure 1

Put a crimp bead and one half of the clasp set on one end of the beading wire.

Run the end of the wire back through the crimp bead, then use the crimper or needle nose pliers to crimp the bead around the wire end.

String beads on for about 4.5 inches (11.43 cm).
Figure 2

Feed the opposite end of the wire through the doll needle and feed it through one of the corks, wiggling a bit to get the needle through the hole at the other end.
Figure 3
String another 2 inches (5.08 cm) of beads, then use the doll needle to place another cork.
Figure 4
Repeat the above step one more time.

String another 4.5 inch (11.43 cm) of beads, then add the final crimp bead and the other half of the clasp set.

Thread the end of the beading wire back through the crimp bead and use the crimper or needle nose pliers to crimp the bead around the wire.

Use the wire cutters to cut off the extra wire, as close as to the crimp bead as possible.

Final Product


archerpren's tutorial was taken with permission from

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