Ancient earth diy necklaces

DIY JEWELRY making 


Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore
for Halcraft Collection

Materials:
Aqua Druzy Necklace
01     Bead Gallery® aqua dyed agate geode slice (14906)
14     Bead Gallery® dyed agate aqua round 6mm (10102)
24”   Bead Gallery® dyed suede cording dusty royal blue (15055)
35”   antique brass wire 22g (180R-022)
02     antique brass 6mm jump rings
01     antique brass head pin

Amethyst Quartz Necklace
05     Bead Gallery® purple coasted quartz uncut (14952)
04     Bead Gallery® amethyst faceted round 8mm (10524)
06     Bead Gallery® dark purple dyed imperial jasper 8mm (13302)
24”   Bead Gallery® dyed suede cording grape 3mm (15048)
35”   antique brass wire 22g (180R-022)
03     antique brass 6mm jump rings

Blue Druzy Necklace
09     Bead Gallery® blue iris coated druzy lentil (14504)
06     Bead Gallery® blue dyed imperial jasper 8mm (13304)
24”   Bead Gallery® dyed suede cording grey 3mm (15040)
35”   antique brass wire 22g (180R-022)
03     antique brass 6mm jump rings
04     antique brass 3” head pins

Tools:
Wire nippers
Round nose pliers
2 Chain nose pliers

Level of difficulty (Advanced)

Time – Less than 1 hour per necklace

Tip – Make a second pendant and turn this project into an amazing pair of earrings.  The instructions below are a general guideline. String beads in any order desired. You can also use different colors of wire.

Instructions: Aqua Druzy Necklace
Forming The Shape -
1.    Cut 8” of brass wire.
2.    Form a wrapped loop.
3.    String 14 aqua agate rounds.
4.    Form wire into a circle.
5.    Wrap wire around top of wrapped loop.
6.    Trim excess wire.

Wrapping the Wire -
7.    Cut 22” length of brass wire.
8.    Wrap wire around the top of pendant.
9.    Trim short end.
10.  Wrap wire around topside of bead, slide wire through center of pendant, wrap     tight between beads.
11.  Repeat step 10 on all 14 beads.
12.  Top bead – Bring wire through the bottom, wrap around top of pendant (you should be facing the other side of pendant now – The side you started on).
13.  Wrap wire around inside bottom of bead, slide wire through center of pendant, wrap tight between beads.
14.  Repeat step 13 on all 14 beads.
15.  Wrap wire around top of pendant and trim ends.

Druzy Dangle -
16.  String head pin through the center of the druzy.
17.  Place wire at center bottom of necklace.
18.  Wrap wire around pendant and each side of druzy.
19.  Continue to form a wrapped loop around top of druzy wire.
20.  Trim short end.

Suede Necklace -
21.  Attach jump ring to top of pendant.
22.  Cut a 24” length of suede cording.
23.  String cording through jump ring.
24.  Cut 5” of brass wire.
25.  Wrap wire around the cording 5-6 times making sure the end cuts are on the backside.
26.  Move to desired necklace length and form an overhand knot.
27.  Attach 3 jump rings around top of pendant.

Instructions: Blue Druzy Necklace
Forming The Shape -
1.    Cut 8” of brass wire.
2.    Form a wrapped loop.
3.    String jasper, druzy (repeat 4 times) and jasper.
4.    Form wire into a circle.
5.    Wrap wire around top of wrapped loop.
6.    Trim excess wire.

Wrapping the Wire -
7.    Cut 22” length of brass wire.
8.    Wrap wire around the top of pendant.
9.    Trim short end.
10.    Wrap wire around topside of bead, slide wire through center of pendant, wrap tight between beads.
11.    Repeat step 10 on all beads.
12.    Top bead – Bring wire through the bottom, wrap around top of pendant (you should be facing the other side of pendant now – The side you started on).
13.    Wrap wire around inside bottom of bead, slide wire through center of pendant, wrap tight between beads.
14.    Repeat step 13 on all beads.
15.    Wrap wire around top of pendant and trim ends.

Druzy Dangles -
16.    Using 3” head pins, string druzy.
17.    Count down 4 beads and place wire between beads.
18.    Wrap wire around pendant and each side of druzy.
19.    Continue to form a wrapped loop around top of druzy wire.
20.    Trim short end.
21.    Repeat steps 17-20 in between beads a total of 3 times.

Suede Necklace -
22.    Attach jump ring to top of pendant.
23.    Cut a 24” length of suede cording.
24.    String cording through jump ring.
25.    Cut 5” of brass wire.
26.    Wrap wire around the cording 5-6 times making sure the end cuts are on the backside.
27.    Move to desired necklace length and form an overhand knot.
28.    Attach 3 jump rings around top of pendant.

Instructions: Amethyst Quartz Necklace
Forming The Shape -
1.    Cut 8” of brass wire.
2.    Form a wrapped loop.
3.    String 14 amethyst, jasper, amethyst, 2 jasper, 5 purple quartz sticks, 2 jasper, amethyst, jasper and amethyst.
4.    Form wire into a circle.
5.    Wrap wire around top of wrapped loop.
6.    Trim excess wire.

Wrapping the Wire -
7.    Cut 22” length of brass wire.
8.    Wrap wire around the top of pendant.
9.    Trim short end.
10.    Wrap wire around topside of bead, slide wire through center of pendant, wrap tight between beads.
11.    Repeat step 10 next 4 beads.
12.    Wrap wire around quartz sticks 3 times.
13.    Repeat step 10 on next 5 beads.
14.    Top bead – Bring wire through the bottom, wrap around top of pendant (you should be facing the other side of pendant now – The side you started on).
15.    Wrap wire around inside bottom of bead, slide wire through center of pendant, wrap tight between beads.
16.    Repeat step 13 on next 4 beads.
17.    Wrap wire around quartz sticks 3 times.
18.    Repeat step 15 on next 5 beads.
19.    Wrap wire around top of pendant and trim ends.

Suede Necklace -
20.    Attach jump ring to top of pendant.
21.    Cut a 24” length of suede cording.
22.    String cording through jump ring.
23.    Cut 5” of brass wire.
24.    Wrap wire around the cording 5-6 times making sure the end cuts are on the backside.
25.    Move to desired necklace length and form an overhand knot.
26.    Attach 3 jump rings around top of pendant.

Denise Yezbak Moore is a self-taught artisan. Denise has been a senior designer here at Halcraft Collection for 9 years. She loves to create jewelry with a bohemian flair. She resides in Southern California and enjoys hearing from fellow beaders.



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