DIY Aurelie Bidermann Necklace (designer version pictured in right hand corner of Harper's Bazaar).
I've been meaning to make an Aurelie Bidermann-esque chain necklace for sometime now and when I finally sat down to make it it took me less than 30 minutes (my kind of DIY). I chose a neutral colored embroidery thread but a pastel or a bold neon color would also be fun for spring! Note: The Aurelie Bidermann necklaces are more of a braided thread and chain necklace but this is a simplified (aka my own) variation of the designer version.
You'll need: chain (I bought mine at a local hardware store), embroidery thread, wire cutters, pliers and clasp.
Step 1: Cut and measure chain / embroidery thread (I used 4 strands of thread but you can adjust depending on the thickness of your chain). Knot the thread to your clasp and attach to the end of your chain using pliers.
Step 2: Pull your thread through the chain and continue to wrap over under for the length of the chain (keep the chain laying flat as you go).
Step 3: When you get to the end of your chain knot off your thread and cut. Attach your clasp with pliers and you're finished. Aurelie Bidermann necklaces have a cool gold paper clip clasp which you could also totally DIY by spray painting a paper clip gold. Easy peasey, right?!