10 Unique Ways to Use Gemstone Chip Beads in Jewelry Making

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✿ Hey beautiful! Today I thought it would be fun to share with you 10 unique ways to use gemstone chip beads in jewelry making. Gemstone chips have always been somewhat of a challenge for me, but I am happy to say that I have a new found love for them. I hope this video helps you find some beading and jewelry making inspiration and ideas for your own projects. Check out the product links below:

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MULTI-STRAND GEMSTONE CHIP BRACELET

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Begin with a triangular section of brick stitch, and then branch each bead at the base into is own strand of seed beads and gemstone chip beads. Randomly disperse the chip beads for an organic look and feel. Add even more interest by using a random mix of seed beads in multiple colors.

Black Multi Strand Gemstone Chip Bracelet

Gemstone chip cluster earrings

GEMSTONE CHIP CLUSTER EARRINGS

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Create rich clusters of gemstone chip beads on individual wire wrapped loops. Then add the loops onto a short segment of chain with a large, focal drop at the bottom. Ball headpins work well in this design, and give the chip beads a beautiful finishing touch.

GEMSTONE CHIP HEDGE BRACELET

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This design begins with a base of seed bead ladder stitch, using 8/0 seed beads. Then, will we create beautiful rows of woven hedges with gemstone chip beads; Czech glass flower beads are sprinkled within. See this quick Pinterest video to see the bracelet in action.

 

gemstone chip hedge bracelet rose quartz

gemstone chip memory wire bracelet

MEMORY WIRE GEMSTONE CHIP BRACELET

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Learn about the basics of making memory wire bracelets. Get tips about how to plan and create with this versatile stringing medium, and make one of these adjustable beauties incorporating gemstone chips.

 

SPIRAL GEMSTONE CHIP BEADED CORD NECKLACE

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These easy gemstone chip spiral beaded cord necklaces can be created with a single color chip, or may be spiraled with multiple colors for an eye-catching effect. Two large-hole beads flank the spiral of gemstone chips, and are set securely on a length of 4mm leather bolo cord.

 

Gemstone Chip Bead and Leather Cord Necklace Tutorial

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