Cracked marbles have been very famous in the craft world. The cracked marbles can be used to make any jewelry like rings, bracelets and also necklaces. Here, you will learn how to make these beautiful yet captivating cracked marbles and how to transform the marbles into such beautiful necklace.
This cracked marble necklace is a great project. It is cheap without causing any mess and is also easy to be mass-produced. So, what are you waiting for?
Here are the materials or supplies that you need to make the cracked marbles:
- Baking sheet
- Needle nose pliers
- Super glue
- Jump rings
- Eye pins
- Bad caps
- Necklace cording
- Clear marbles
Step 1. Pre-heat the oven until it reaches 500 degrees. Then, take the baking sheet and pour one bag of marbles into the baking sheet. Then, insert the baking sheet into the oven and bake these marbles for about 20 minutes.
Step 2. While waiting for the marbles to be cooked for about twenty minutes prepare a bowl and then fill the bowl with some ice water.
Step 3. After the marbles have been cooked for twenty minutes, take the marbles out of the oven. Take extra care when taking out the marbles. The oven is very hot as it reaches 500 degree!
Step 4. After the marbles are out of the oven, pour them into the ice water. The marbles will definitely crack. There are some variations on the oven temperature as well as the length of time cooking the marbles. If you want to cook the marbles less than 20 minutes, you can add the temperature more.
Step 5. Pour the marbles into the filter and then dry them out. Look how pretty the marbles are!
Step 6. Now, it is time to make the necklace. Prepare one eye pin and one bead cap for one necklace.
Step 7. Mount the eye pin in the bead cap’s hole. Then, cut the pin end. Leave only enough pin to make the loop.
Step 8. Make the loop from the cut end pin with using pliers.
Step 9. After both eye pin ends are locked inside the bead cap, give some glue in the cap’s inside part. Use lots of glue!
Step 10. Attach the cap into the cracked marble. Let this pendant dry overnight.
Step 11. After the glue is set completely, insert the jump ring into the eye pin loop.
Step 12. Attach this cracked marble pendant into the necklace cording. Tada… your handmade cracked marble necklace is ready to wear.