Retired - Sterling Silver Chain Bolero Necklace

Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
This sterling silver bolero style necklace features a clasp-less style by using an adjustable slider bead.

Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF, if available, may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for current availability.

This necklace measures approximately 32 inches. To modify the length, simply adjust the length of chain on both sides respectively. You will also need a scrap of wire or thread for this necklace.
  1. Please watch our video: How to Make Your Own Adjustable Slider Necklace or Bracelet Clasp. In this video you will see how to slide the chain through the slider bead.
  2. Once both ends are through, open jump ring and attach one ball drop to one end of the chain. Close the jump ring. Repeat on the other side.
You can substitute tiny charms for the balls at the end of the chains for a nice personalized look.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • CHA-0150 - Bulk Rolo Chain, with Round Diamond Cut Links 2mm, By The Foot, Sterling Silver
    Project uses 32 Inches. You will need 3 packages.

  • BMB-0123 - 2-Strand Smart Bead, Silicone Slider 9mm in Diameter, 1 Piece, Sterling Silver
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • PND-273 - Medium Dangle Charms, Round Shape with Loop 5x3mm, 10 Pieces, Sterling Silver
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-03042 - Sterling Silver Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (20)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-5520 - Lindstrom EX Series - Flush Cutter Pliers 5 Inches Long
  • XTL-5519 - Lindstrom EX Series - Chain Nose Jewelry Pliers 5.75 Inches Long
Additional Information
Theme Delicate
Ingredients BMB-0123, PND-273, FJR-03042,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. This project is RETIRED. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = .
/ Package | SKU: BMB-0123
Nina Designs Charm, Round Balls with Loops 5x3mm, Sterling Silver (10 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$15.99 / Package | SKU: PND-273
Sterling Silver Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (20 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$3.65 / Package | SKU: FJR-03042
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