Cup Chain Jewelry

Retail stores sell Swarovski Crystal rhinestone chain jewelry for hundreds of dollars a piece. Today we show you how to make your own at home for less than $30!

SUPPLIES

ITEM AMOUNT SIZE COLOR PURCHASE
EMPTY CUPCHAIN ANY ANY YOUR CHOICE PURCHASE EMPTY CUP CHAIN
CRYSTAL CHATONS ANY ANY YOUR CHOICE PURCHASE CHATONS
SQUARE RHINESTONES ANY ANY YOUR CHOICE PURCHASE RHINESTONES
PRONG PUSHING HAND TOOL 1 PURCHASE HAND TOOL
PLIERS 1 PURCHASE PLIERS
CRYSTAL KATANA or TWEEZERS 1 PURCHASE CRYSTAL KATANA or TWEEZERS

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Layout your Empty Cup Chain flat.
  2. Using the Crystal Katana or tweezers, place one of the Swarovski Chatons in the Cup Chain.
  3. Place the Prong Pushing Hand Tool over the crystal and press straight down, pushing the prongs over the crystal or using the pliers, manipulate the prongs around the rhinestone.
  4. Repeat these simple steps to complete your elegant rhinestone chain jewelry!

Watch the Prong Pushing Hand Tool at work

Using Pliers for Precision

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