How to make a choker: instructions with photos

Choker is a short necklace that fits tightly to the neck. You can make it from different materials, but the most popular are chokers made of ribbons with a pendant, and accessory made of beads.

Chokers has appeared in the ancient world. Then they were mostly made of wood or shells and were worn as amulets which could protect you from evil spirits.
During the middle Ages this accessory was made of silver in order to protect a person from werewolves.

During the Renaissance, women wore chokers to show the elegance of their neck and the paleness of their skin.

Nowadays choker has become a popular accessory again. That’s why we offer you to make this accessory by yourself. The process will not take much time, but you will be able to have a fashionable accessory. Good luck!

You need:
1

Materials that you need

Have you prepared all the necessary things from the list to make the accessory?

Scissors must be sharp in order not to mar the ribbon.

Materials that you need

2

Working with the ribbon

You must prepare the ribbon for your accessory. Straighten it on a flat surface.

Working with the ribbon

You must prepare the ribbon for your accessory. Straighten it on a flat surface.

Working with the ribbon

Cut it with the help of scissors.

Working with the ribbon

If the material fits too tight, don’t forget about the extension cord.

3

Make the edges straight

Even if the ribbon is cut carefully, you need to make the edges straight to prevent the threads from coming out.

Make the edges straight

Strike a match and carefully bring it close to the edges of the ribbon.

Make the edges straight

Try to burn the threads slightly and make the edges straight.

4

Add some clamps

You will need the pliers and a couple of clamps.

Add some clamps

Take the edge of the ribbon and one clamp.

Add some clamps

Using the pliers clamp it on the ribbon.

Add some clamps

We are doing the same with the another edge.

Add some clamps

The clamps should be clamped firmly otherwise you can lose your accessory.

Add some clamps

5

Fasten the extension cord

We fasten a chain from one side and a clasp from another side.

Fasten the extension cord

We attach the extension cord to a ring on one of the clamps using the pliers.

Fasten the extension cord

We attach the clasp to the second ring.

6

Accomplishment

Choker is ready. You can add a pendant made of beads, stones, or attach an artificial flower to it.

Accomplishment



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