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Harvest Necklace

Designed by Molly Schaller
featuring Bead Gallery Beads from the Halcraft Collection 

 Materials:
20 1x4mm silver plated dot (daisy spacer) rondelles (12616)
20 2x3mm topaz matte opaque faceted glass rondelles (13642)
28 6mm silver Picasso fire-polished Czech glass faceted rounds (15521)
7 6mm travertine light aqua fire-polished Czech glass faceted rounds (15541)
3 5x7mm silver plated antiqued rococo rounds (12564)
6 8mm crystal with amber luster fire-polished Czech glass faceted rounds (13490)
4 5x30mm Costa Rican rosewood tubes (13399)
10 6x24mm Costa Rican rosewood 2-hole spacers (13395)
6 10mm golden tiger eye rounds ((13329)
2 10x14mm green and amber dyed agate rondelles (13567)
1 18mm painted dyed agate round (13551)
1 silver tone ball pin
2 silver tone crimp beads
1 silver tone lobster claw clasp
1 6mm silver tone jump ring
50” 7-strand satin gold beading wire

Tools:
Flat-nose pliers
Wire nippers
Round-nose pliers

Level of difficulty: beginner

Time: less than 1 hour

Tip: Lay out your beads before you string them to be sure the drape works well for the center of the collar. If you need to add length to either the inner or outer strand, add the small matte glass faceted rondelles.

Instructions:
1. Slide one rococo round onto a ball pin. Make a wrapped loop.
2. Open the jump ring and slide the rococo drop onto the jump ring. Close the jump ring.
3. Cut the beading wire into one 24” piece and one 26” piece.
4. Holding both wires as one, string a crimp bead and the jump ring with the drop. Pass the wire back through the crimp bead; flatten the crimp bead and trim ends.
5. String 1 topaz matte rondelle, 1 daisy spacer, 3 silver Czech glass faceted rounds, 1 daisy spacer, 1 silver Czech glass faceted round, 1 daisy spacer, 3 silver Czech glass faceted rounds, 2 daisy spacers, 1 silver Czech glass faceted round, 1 daisy spacer, 2 silver Czech glass faceted rounds, 1 daisy spacer, 1 silver Czech glass faceted rounds, 1 daisy spacer, 3 travertine Czech glass faceted rounds, 2 daisy spacers, 1 rococo round, 1 topaz matte rondelle, 1 amber luster Czech glass faceted round, 1 topaz matte rondelle, 1 amber luster Czech glass faceted round, 1 topaz matte rondelle, and 1 amber luster Czech glass faceted round.
6. Divide the wires.
7. Onto the shorter wire, string 1 topaz matte rondelle, 1 long rosewood tube, and 1 topaz matte rondelle.
8. String the top of a rosewood 2-hole spacer and 1 silver Czech glass faceted round. Repeat twice more.
9. String the top of a rosewood 2-hole spacer, 1 topaz matte rondelle, 1 silver Czech glass faceted round, and the top of a rosewood 2-hole spacer.
10. String1 topaz matte rondelle, 1 travertine Czech glass faceted round, and 1 topaz matte rondelle. Continue and repeat the pattern in steps 5 through 9 but in reverse order, all on the shorter wire.
11. Holding the longer wire, string 1 topaz matte rondelle, 1 long rosewood tube, and 1 topaz matte rondelle.
12. String the bottom of the already strung rosewood 2-hole spacer, 1 tiger eye, the bottom hole of the next spacer, 1 tiger eye, the bottom hole of the next spacer, 1 green agate rondelle, the bottom hole of the next spacer, 1 tiger eye, the bottom hole of the next spacer, and the large golden painted agate bead.
13. Repeat steps 11 & 12 in reverse order to create a symmetrical necklace and work the wire through the already strung beads.
14. Holding both wires as one, string a crimp bead and the loop of the lobster clasp. Pass wire back through the lobster clasp and remove slack in the necklace, double checking the drape before you crimp the bead and trim the excess wire.

Molly Schaller is a beading designer and craft industry consultant who loves beading, knitting, gardening, bookbinding, and being with her family and pets. 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!



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