Sea Glass Necklace

By RYOBI Nation

SKILL
easy

Use sea glass to make your own DIY Seaglass Necklace!

Tools

  • Glue Gun
  • Rotary Tool

Accessories

  • 12 PC. ALL PURPOSE FULL SIZE GLUE STICKS
  • 16 PC. CARVING & ENGRAVING KIT
  • Black Fine Point Permanent Workshop Marker

Materials

  • 6mm Jump Rings
  • Necklace Chain
  • Sea Glass
  • Thin Wire

Steps

STEP 1

Select a piece of sea glass to be used, preferably a thinner and flatter piece. Use the 18V ONE+ dual temperature glue gun to stabilize a piece of sea glass to a flat board. Allow time for the glue to dry.

Tools

Glue Gun

Materials

Sea Glass
Gluing sea glass

STEP 2

Insert the diamond bit into the 1.4 Amp rotary tool collet. Plug the rotary tool into the 18V ONE+ 150 watt power source and then press power to turn on. Turn the 1.4 Amp rotary tool speed to high.

Tools

Rotary Tool, Diamond Tip Engraving Burr
Plugging in inverter

STEP 3

Slowly bring the diamond tip engraving burr to the stone and start drilling the rock. Pause every 15 seconds to limit the amount of pressure on the rock to ensure the rock doesn't crack.

Tools

Rotary Tool, Diamond Tip Engraving Burr

Materials

Sea Glass
Drilling sea glass

STEP 4

Switch the accessory to the mandrel with the screw and attach the polishing wheel. Guide the polishing wheel along the rocks.

Tools

Rotary Tool, Polishing Wheels

Materials

Sea Glass
Polishing sea glass

STEP 5

Cut a small piece of wire to 3 inches. Thread the wire through the drilled hole and tightly loop around the hole twice. Slide the jump ring onto the longer wire piece and twist the two wires to tighten around the jump ring. Cut the excess wire.

Materials

Thin Wire, Sea Glass, Jump Ring
Sea glass necklaces

STEP 6

Open the necklace chain. Thread the smaller end through the jump ring and then clasp the necklace closed.

Materials

Necklace Chain, Sea Glass
Hanging necklace