Dia de los muertos diy NECKLACE

DESIGNED BY DENISE YEZBAK MOORE
FEATURING BEAD GALLERY® BEADS BY HALCRAFT COLLECTION 


Materials:
01  Bead Gallery® skull pendant (12891)
01  Bead Gallery® silver-plated large bead cap (81577)
34  Bead Gallery® orange Czech glass 6mm round (13449)
50  Bead Gallery® opaque turquoise Czech glass 6mm round (13448)
34  Bead Gallery® yellow transparent Czech glass 6mm round (15487)
30” brown 3-ply waxed linen cording
08   silver tone 2” head pin

Tools:
Wire nippers
Round nose pliers
2 – Chain nose pliers

Time – 45 minutes

Instructions:

1. Using 2” head pin, string turquoise Czech and form a simple loop. Repeat 2 times.
2. Using 2” head pin, string orange Czech and form a simple loop. Repeat 1 time.
3. Using 2” head pin, string yellow Czech and form a simple loop. Repeat 2 times.
4. Alternating colors above, skip 1 hole, open loop and attach to hole on the top of bead cap.
5. Cut 30” of cording.
6. String skull pendant to center of cording.
7. Bring cords together and string yellow Czech 6mm, bead cap, and turquoise Czech.
8. Separate cords – Left side – String 24 turquoise Czech, 16 orange Czech, and 14 yellow Czech.
9. Repeat step 8 on right side of necklace.
10. Bring strands together, String yellow Czech and form an overhand knot.
11. Separate strands, move down a tad, form an overhand knot, string yellow Czech, and form an overhand knot. Trim end of cording.
12. Repeat step 11 on other strand.
 

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.



WHAT WILL YOU CREATE?