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DIY Pom Pom Necklace

DIY Pom Pom Necklace
The moment we saw designer Nicole Akong‘s dramatically colorful jewelry collection, Conquistadora, we were smitten. Honestly, what’s not to love about these ethnic and tribal inspired pom pom necklaces? And how can we resist figuring out how these beauties were made? With just a few feet of cording, trimming, and chain, we’ll show how you can DIY your own Akong-inspired necklace! You’ll need:2 feet of pom pom trim2 feet of chain40-60 jump rings4 feet of nylon cord2 needle nose pliers Start by attaching the chain to the outer edge of the pom pom trim with the jump rings. Once the entire length of the chain is attached to the pom pom trim, thread the cord through each jump ring. Pick up each end of the cord and the chain will naturally fall on top of the pom pom trim. Your new pom pom necklace is finished!! Experiment by adding more chain, attaching different sized jump rings or using a variety of colored cord! (top image from, rest of images by Honestly…WTF)

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