New crafts idea: bottle caps craft- how to make bottle cap jewelry

Summary: Fresh new bottle cap craft ideas redefine what the really DIY is; some good ways to teach you how to make bottle cap jewelry out of the abandoned bottles caps. One stunning and laudable creative in daily lift you should refer to.

Date : Sep 12, 2012

In the fast-tempo society, bottles of drinks can save much time for people. It can be both convenient to carry as well as ease of use. But have you notice that even the abandoned cap things can be turned into terrific arts? In this article, I will show you how to make bottle cap jewelry in an easy way! The main project is about making bottle cap jewelry-a set of necklace, bracelet and earrings.

how to make bottle cap jewelry

Main things need in a bottle caps craft:

Bottle caps

Assistive tools in a bottle caps craft:

Side Cutting Plier

Wire-Cutter Plier

Round Nose Plier

How to make bottle cap jewelry bottle caps necklace?

Project1: How to make necklace

How to make bottle cap jewelry-necklace

Extra things need:

6/0 Glass Seed Bead

Tiger Tail

Lobster Claw Clasp

Crimp Bead

Sand paper

Nail

Hammer

Instructions:

Step1: prepare the bottle caps

Get the bottle caps you have collected, those can be both pure or with multiple colors; then by making use of the Wire-cutter Plier and hammer to flatten the edge of caps, and at meanwhile, fold the cap but remember keep the pump of center portion; at last, use the nail and hammer to drill a small hole on same tip of all well-prepare caps.

Step2: group the cap parts with seed beads

Take a section of tiger tail wire (L= the circumstance of your neck *2), then thread the 6/0 Glass Seed Beads to make the first half necklace chain part; in the center portion, add on the well-prepared bottle caps parts and 6/0 Glass Seed Beads in turns according to regular pattern: each well-prepared bottle cap*1 with 6/0 Glass Seed Bead*2; until you get an ideal center pendant part, repeat the beginning processes to finish the end necklace chain parts.

Step3: add on the clasp

Attach the Lobster Claw Clasp and ring onto two tips respectively with the Crimp Beads.

Project2: How to make a bracelet

How to make bottle cap jewelry-bracelet

The extra things you need can be entirely similar of those in the above necklace making project. Only one difference is: replace the tiger tail with Transparent Elastic Fibre Wire.

Instructions:

Step1: prepare bottle caps portions

Flatten the bottles caps and fold it as same as you did in project1, then drill small holes on both tips of the bottle caps.

Step2: make a bracelet

Cut out two Elastic Fibre Wires and string the bottle caps and seed beads on. Similarly, each bottle cap*1 match with 6/0 Glass Seed Bead*2; then tie knots at the end.

Project3: How to make earrings

How to make bottle cap jewelry-earrings

Things need:

Earring Hooks

Instructions:

Firstly, flatten the bead caps;

Secondly, drill one hole at any edge position;

At last, attach the earring hooks.

Have learned how to make bottle cap jewelry? If you love the idea, just begin to gather up the waste bottle caps from now on. In addition, while making bottle cap jewelry, be attention that each bottle cap should be carefully polished so that it may not hurt your delicate skin. 

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