If babies are in their teething stage, you can’t prevent them putting object they get a hold of inside their mouths. Because of this, silicone bead teething necklaces are a perfect option to help them alleviate the discomfort of teething. Mums can also opt for pieces that are baby friendly whilst staying fashionable at the same time.
You can search for silicone necklaces online, but they can be expensive with colours and designs which may not suit your taste, so why not try making your own? It’s very easy and you could design one that is perfect for your style.
- Silicone beads
- Nylon Cord
- Breakaway clasps
- Thread the beads onto the nylon cord with different colours, shapes and sizes of your own liking. Tie knots on either side of the beads if you want them to stay in place. Quick tip! You can use beeswax and pull the end of the cord through it a few times to prevent fraying. Twist between your thumb and forefinger to stick the ends together.
- Cut the cord based on your required length once all of the beads are on. 80-85cm is a great length and just enough so you would not feel uncomfortable whenever your baby pulls on them.
- Thread the halves of the breakaway clasp on both sides of the cord, slide them a few inches to tie a knot at the end of the nylon then slide them back to the end and over the knot so that the knot is inside the clasp. Double loop the knot so the breakaway clasp doesn’t come off. You can also add a knot before the clasp to keep the beads from sliding down the necklace.
A gentle reminder that teething necklaces are to be worn by adults only, as there’s a risk of strangulation, so never leave your children to play with them.
Silicone Bead Supplies are committed to bringing you the latest range of silicone beads and accessories in a wide variety of colours. You can rest assured that safety is our priority and all our products are free from BPA, PVC and phthalates, contain no lead, cadmium or heavy metals and are hygienic, hypoallergenic and resistant to bacteria.