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DIY; H&M Statement Necklace

Hello world,

You guys are probably already aware of my love of H&M and statement jewellery pieces. Anything shiny and sparkly and I turn into a magpie for them! Well I came across this gorgeous H&M necklace a few weeks ago and absolutely loved it!

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But while it has great potential, the part I loved about the necklace, the three rows of coloured stones was far too short for my liking and the necklace did hang a little too low to sit comfortably on your collarbone. In short it had potential, but just wasn’t enough. So it was time to go a little DIY on the baby and turn it into what I really wanted. I ended up buying two of the same necklace and I spent a very finnicky lunch hour with a  pair of tweezers, joining both necklaces to create a longer row of the yellow stones.

And this is the result!

As you can see I also shortened the end pieces so it sits on your collarbone, as opposed to hanging down and I think it’s so much nicer this way. Considering I only spent £20 in total, I think it’s a great piece. It’s also very Erickson Beamon, in that it really reminds me of costume jewellery, which has got to be my favourite kind.

DIY Necklace: H&M

The one annoying thing about this gorgeous necklace is that EVERYBODY asks me where I got it from. I get stopped on the street by people! I love it to bits and I’m usually wearing it into work almost every day, but it gets a bit tiring telling people ‘it’s from H&M and no, I don’t know where they’re still selling them’.

But it’s a small price to pay. So what do you guys think of the DIY. Do you prefer the original or is this one your favourite?

Until then,




Eight years in, and still killing this fashion game. Now a mother, wife, professional-by-day and part-time blogger in between, I still love blogging, producing fashion shoots and curating this blog.
My interests lie in producing high editorial-style content, shooting in grand and unique locations, make-up shoots and doing more studio shoots that really push the boundaries.
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