Pearl Napkin Rings tutorial

As promised, here’s the tutorial for the Pearl Napkin Rings that were used in the Yellow Tablescape.  They’re easy to make, use very little supplies, and can be customized to match the color theme of your tablescape.

Pearl Napkin Ring Tutorial

Here’s what you’ll need:

For each Napkin Ring:

(2) 3.5 mm. pearls

(30) 6 mm pearls

(10″) 24 gauge Gold Wire

Needle Nose Pliers

Supplies needed for Pearl Napkin Rings

Cut your wire in 10″ lengths.  Thread your first pearl (3.5mm) on to the wire. (leave about an inch of wire at the end)

First Pearl for Pearl Napkin Ring

Fold the wire over the first pearl.

fold wire over first pearl for Pearl Napkin Ring

Bend your wire under the first pearl.

Bend wire under 1st pearl for Pearl Napkin Ring

Then start twisting the wire, close to the first pearl

Twist wire under 1st pearl for Pearl Napkin Ring

Start threading on the larger pearls.

threading on larger pearls for Pearl Napkin Ring

Add the remaining large pearls. (30 in total) and the second small pearl

add remaining large pearls for Pearl Napkin Ring

Bend the wire, after the last pearl

Bend wire after last pearl- Pearl Napkin Ring

Hold the wire with the needle nose pliers and twist the wire under the last pearl. (as you did for the first pearl)

hold wire with pliers to twist  under-Pearl Napkin Ring

Clip off any excess wire. Then, use the pliers to tuck the end of the wire in, so that it’s smooth.  (you don’t want the napkin ring to catch on your napkins)

clip off excess wire-Pearl Napkin Ring

Wrap the pearls around two fingers to shape it into a ring.

Form the pearls into a ring shape-Pearl Napkin Ring

Then gently twist the ends of the pearls outward.

gently twist ends outward-Pearl Napkin Ring

And you’re done with your first Pearl Napkin Ring!  Repeat as many times as needed for your tablescape.

Pearl Napkin Ring Tutorial

I think I’ll be trying these in other colors, different kinds of beads, and certainly some crystals in the future.   These can be customized for events such as birthdays, anniversaries, or weddings & the ideas for the holidays are endless!

I hope you’ll give them a try, using your own ideas and colors!

Happy Creating everyone!