Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace

Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace

If there’s something you should know about me, it’s that I love wearing necklaces. If there’s one more thing you should know about me, it’s that I love making necklaces and much as I love wearing them.
I’m always on the lookout for more DIY necklace projects, and with this amazing tutorial from Crafts Unleashed about how to make a cracked marble necklace, I may have found just that!
Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace
The above photo is the end result of the beautiful cracked marble necklace you’ll be making. Isn’t it beautiful?
Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace

You’ll need the following items to start:
clear or colored marbles
necklace cordings or chains
bead caps
eye pins
jump rings
E-6000 adhesive or equivalent
needle-nose pliers
baking sheet
bowl
ice
oven
Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace

First, preheat your oven to 500 degrees farenheit. Place the marbles you’ll be using on a baking tray.
Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace

Bake the tray of marbles for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, make a bowl of ice water.
Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace

After removing the tray from the oven, immediately dump the marbles into the ice water. You’ll see that the insides of the marbles will crack while the outsides stays the same.
Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace

Use one bead cap and one eye bin to make each necklace.
Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace

Place the eye pin inside the bead cap, and make sure the loop is on top. Trim the eye pin, but make sure there’s enough leftover wire so you can make a loop using pliers.
Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace

Put some E-6000 adhesive inside the bead cap. Don’t get it on anything else!
Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace

Let the adhesive dry.
Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace

Once it’s dry, you can add the ring to the eye pin and put your necklace cording or chain through. Now your beautiful cracked marble necklace is done!
If you want to go even further, experiment with different colors by using either nail polish or glitter to give your marbles that extra style. Enjoy!
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Dump marbles into ice water. Next few steps transforms it into a marvelous necklace