Autumn leaves Necklace

October 2021 Pretty Palette Design Challenge with Molly Schaller

beaded earrings with peach, blue, pink, and purple beads as well as owl, tree, and leaf charms

The Autumn Leaves Necklace is part of Pretty Palettes, our monthly color palette challenge! 

Autumn Leaves Necklace
 Designed by Molly Schaller 
Featuring Bead Gallery® beads 
Available exclusively at www.halcraftcollection.com 

Materials:
6 4mm light amber transparent Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds
101 11/0 purple luster Czech glass seed beads
2 6mm travertine light green coated Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds
2 8mm amber Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds
16 8mm yellow dyed crackle agate rounds
2 8mm purple coated Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds
95 1x12mm Philippine natural pectin shell disks
24" flexible beading wire
2 crimp tubes
1 16mm gold bumpy toggle clasp


Tools:
Wire nippers
Chain-nose pliers

Time to create: 1 hour

Instructions:

1. Onto the piece of flexible beading wire, string 1 crimp tube. Pass the wire through the loop of the toggle clasp and back through the tube. Flatten the tube and trim excess wire.

2. String 1 seed bead and 1 light amber Czech glass faceted round. Repeat 2 more times. 

3. String 1 seed bead and a travertine light green coated Czech glass faceted round. Repeat 2 more times.

4. String 1 seed bead and 1 8mm amber Czech glass faceted round. 

5. String 1 seed bead and 1 yellow dyed crackle agate round. Repeat seven more times. 

6. String 1 seed bead and 1 purple coated Czech glass faceted round. 

7. String 1 seed bead and 1 pectin shell disk. Repeat 94 more times. 

8. Repeat steps 2-6 in reverse order to create a symmetrical necklace.

4. String 1 crimp tube, pass the wire through the loop of the toggle bar and back through the crimp tube. Flatten the tube and trim excess wire. 

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Click to see other projects made with the October 2021 Pretty Palette Bead kit. 

Molly Schaller is a design thinker, transmedia storyteller, user experience designer, and craft industry consultant who loves finding connections and creating dialog through craft. She’s always on the lookout for new ways to express her creativity and help others learn ways to tap into their creativity as well! Contact Molly about her Pretty Palette design challenge and more!

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