The Red Tassel Choker is a quick and easy DIY jewelry project. To start, you will need the following supplies:
- Deerskin Fringe, Red
- 15" of Deerskin Lace (1/8"), Red
- 18" of Suede Lace (1/8"), Red
- Two 7-10 mm (inner diameter) silver cord end cap with loop, 7 mm end cap or 10mm end cap
- Six silver foldover cord ends
- Four silver jump rings
- Fiebing's Leathercraft Cement
- Step 1: Roll the Deerskin Fringe into a tassel and check to make sure it fits inside the round cord end. If it doesn't fit, cut off as many strands as necessary for the fringe to fit inside firmly.
- Step 2: Apply a thin smear of adhesive to the rough side of the fringe along the top edge and roll it into a tassel. Hold it in position until it is secure. This will only take a minute or two.
- Step 3: Apply adhesive inside the cord end cap and then insert the tassel. Create a second tassel with the other piece of fringe.
- Step 4: Cut a piece of suede lace about 2.5" shorter than your neck measurement. Place one end in a foldover cord end.
- Step 5: Fold down the top, and then using flat nose pliers, fold in the sides, one at a time to secure the lace. Do this on both ends of the lace.
- Step 6: Cut one 7" and one 8" length of a deerskin lace and attach a foldover cord end on each end of the two laces.
- Step 7: Connect a deerskin lace to each end of the sof-suede lace with a jump ring.
- Step 8: Attach a tassel to each of the cord ends using a jump ring.
- Step 9: You now have one continuous length of lace with a tassel on either end. To wear, center the cord on the back of your neck and tie in a double knot in the front.
Download the PDF below for easy directions with images!
Click here for printable PDF: Red Tassel Necklace