Chatoyancy Necklace

DIY JEWELRY making 


Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore
for Halcraft Collection

Materials:
01     Bead Gallery® crystal stone geode slice center open (14508)
02     Bead Gallery® amber line dyed agate 10mm round (13958)
08     Bead Gallery® yellow tiger eye oval (13579)
04     Bead Gallery® iris gold tone hematite stone flat (12816)
32     Bead Gallery® tiger eye stone round 10mm (15249)
16     Bead Gallery® tiger eye stone round 8mm (15238)
19     Bead Gallery® tiger eye stone round 6mm (15247)
02     Bead Gallery® faceted natural moonstone lentil cream (14942)
02     Bead Gallery® faceted natural moonstone oval (14941)
02     Bead Gallery® faceted natural moonstone rondelle (14945)
60”   brown 4-ply waxed linen cording

Tools:
Wire nippers
Needle nose tweezers

Level of difficulty (Advanced)

Time – 1 to 2 hours depending on skill level

Tip: This necklace can only be designed with a geode slice that is open in the center. Please see bottom image for reference.
 
Instructions:

1.     Cut 2 lengths of 30” cording.
Pendant -
2.     Bring strands together, move up 8” from the end and form a simple knot.
3.    Move down short end from knot, string to center of geode, use tweezers to grab cords and pull through.
4.    Separate one 4-ply cording into 4 separate strands and the second 4-ply cord into 2 strands.
5.    String the following on 4 separate strands forming simple knots after each bead: moonstone lentil, moonstone lentil, moonstone oval, and moonstone oval. Trim long ends to desired length.
6.    String the following on 2 separate strands forming simple knots after each bead: 2 tiger eye 6mm, and 3 tiger 6mm. Trim long ends to desired length.
Necklace -
7.    Left side – string tiger eye 6mm, moonstone rondelle, flat hematite, tiger eye 6mm, stripe agate, oval tiger eye, stripe agate, flat hematite, 16 tiger eye 10mm, 8 tiger eye 8mm, and 3 tiger eye 6mm.
8.    Repeat step 7 on right side of necklace.
9.    Bring strands together and form 2 overhand knots.
10.    Left side – Move down 3/8”, form a simple knot, string 6mm tiger eye, form a simple knot and trim end to desired length. Fray ends.
11.    Repeat step 10 on right side of necklace.

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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