April 27, 2012

I saw this idea on Pinterest, so I can't take credit, but I have been wanting to make my own crystal teardrop necklace. After a trip to Michael's, mission accomplished!

DIY Day: Crystal Teardrop Necklace

What you need:
crystals (any size)
jewelry making supplies (clasps, wire, etc)
needle nose pliers
nail polish colors of your choice

1. Arrange your crystals in the pattern of your choice (Tip: take a picture so you remember the arrangement)

2. Once you have a pattern, paint lines of nail polish for the color pattern you would like to use

3. Paint only 1 side of the crystals and let dry. Depending on the color you might need a couple coats. Finish with a clear topcoat to prevent scratching

4. Run wire through the stones, twist the ends together and string through a small hoop

5. Arrange on a necklace strand unpainted side facing out. The polish will show through perfectly!

What do you think?


  1. I think it's super fun and totally lovely! I think I have to try it!

  2. That's awesome! I totally want to try it too!

  3. Yes ladies, you must try it!!! SO easy and cute and who knew nail polish is used?! ;)


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