In the summer I tend to wear a lot of turquoise and orange, bright summery colors, don't you? Well, a great way to set off these colors is with metallic accessories– especially copper! This gallery length, easy necklace can be created in about 15 minutes featuring faceted metallic copper beads and amber colored crystals.

Here’s how to create this necklace, in minutes! Change the color of the beads and chain for every season:

Paired with a blue, orange, or purple outfit, this piece will set off any ensemble! Plus, creating an opera (waist) length necklace allows for the necklace to be worn as a single length, doubled, or even wrapped around the wrist as a braceletwithout a clasp.

Coppr Necklace - Wear Two Ways by Jennifer Priest of Hydrangea Hippo Collage


  • Copper Chain
  • Crystal Beads
  • Faceted Faux Stone Beads
  • Jump Rings
  • Eye Pins
  • Jewelry Pliers

What outfit do you see yourself wearing this with?


Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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