Dyed Bead Necklace 

I love making jewellery and have more necklaces than I can ever wear, but that doesn’t stop me making more!

I bought a bunch of plain wood beads on eBay and wondered how they’d work if I tried dyeing them with ink?

I blended acrylic artist inks with the water and left them for several hours.

Once the beads had been removed from their little baths I dried them on some paper towel.

They came out really marbled and pretty, not at all what I was expecting!

I had this cute tassel in my jewellery making stash and thought it would make a nice focal for this necklace.

Using some dark brown leather cord I knotted the tassel in and began knotting the beads in groups of three.

I think this one might become quite a favourite!

About Aixie

Artist Crafter Interiors Addict Crazy Cat Lady
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