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It's really as easy as 1-2-3! Wrap the chain around the pendant, string 3 beads through the chain, and add the clasp of your choice. There is a wide variety of pendants, beads and chain you can use but for this particular necklace, we used the following items:

5mm Gunmetal Chain

Lampwork Glass Beads

Green Agate Stone Pendant

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