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Emerald Tassel DIY Necklace

Featuring Emerald Fire-polished glass Czech beads from the Bead Gallery®  

Emerald Tassel Necklace
designed by Molly Schaller
featuring Bead Gallery® beads from the Halcraft Collection

Materials:
26 Bead Gallery® 4mm gold tone plated brass round (12524)
52 Bead Gallery® 1.5x4mm gold tone plated nugget rondell (12535)
52 Bead Gallery® 1x4mm green iris hematite squares (12818)
2 Bead Gallery® 6mm gold hematine faceted round (12820)
1 Bead Gallery® 13x20mm green glass faceted oval (10248)
38 Bead Gallery® 8mm emerald glass Czech fire-polished rounds (13478)
12 Bead Gallery® 10mm emerald glass Czech fire-polished rounds (13510)
1 Bead Gallery® silver and gold glass beaded tassel earring (13764)
28” Beadalon gold color flexible beading wire (JW02G-0)

1 gold tone 6mm jump rings
1 gold tone lobster clasp with jump ring attached
2 gold tone crimp tube (305X-129)

Tools:
Chain-nose pliers
Wire nippers
Crimping pliers

Tip: You can also use silver tone findings and beads in this project. Use what works with your wardrobe, and don’t be afraid to mix and match metals, especially with this mixed metal tassel.

Time to create: 30 minutes to one hour

Instructions:
1. Remove the tassel from the earring using chain nose pliers to open the loop at the top of the bead cap.
2. String a crimp tube onto the flexible beading wire. Pass the wire through the loop of the clasp and back through the tube. Crimp the tube and trim any excess wire.
3. String1 4mm gold round, 1 gold rondell, 1 hematite square, 1 8mm emerald Czech glass faceted round, 1 hematite square, and 1 gold rondell.
4. String 1 4mm gold round, 1 gold rondell, 1 hematite square, 1 8mm emerald Czech glass faceted round, 1 10mm emerald Czech glass faceted round, 1 8mm Czech glass faceted round, 1 hematite square, 1 gold rondell, 1 gold round, 1 gold rondell, 1 hematite square, 1 8mm emerald Czech glass faceted round, 1 hematite square, and 1 gold rondell. Repeat this step 5 more times.
5. String 1 6mm gold hematine faceted round, 1 green glass faceted oval, 1 6mm gold hematine faceted round, and the loop of the beaded tassel.
6. Pass the wire back up and through the last three beads you strung to that it emerges from the 6mm hematine faceted round.
7. String the same pattern you did in steps 3 & 4, but in reverse.
8. String a crimp tube, pass the wire through the jump ring and back through the crimp tube. Crimp the tube and trim excess wire.
9. Enjoy!

Molly Schaller loves beading, knitting, gardening, bookbinding, and being with her family and pets, which include 3 cats, a flock of 12 hens, and a jaunty rooster named Kernel.

She’s always on the lookout for new ways to express her creativity and help others learn to tap into their creativity as well!