Indie Earth DIY Necklace

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

 
Materials:
01      Bead Gallery® Siam Czech glass 5mm faceted round (15431)
40      Bead Gallery® coral Czech glass 3mm faceted round (15588)
12      Bead Gallery® opaque brown glass Czech faceted 8mm (13481)
14      Bead Gallery® amber Picasso Czech faceted round 4mm (15348)
16      Bead Gallery® aqua Czech glass faceted round 5mm (15458)
06      Bead Gallery® amber pukka shell heishi rondelles 6mm (17115)
06      Bead Gallery® Siam Czech glass 3mm faceted round (15584)
01      Bead Gallery® Philippine dark conus capitanlus shell (17106)
03      Bead Gallery® Philippine mutli wood round 8-9mm (17124)
02      Bead Gallery® Philippine mother of pearl 16mm lentil (17102)
02      Bead Gallery® opaque lt. topaz Czech faceted round 10mm (13521)
02      Bead Gallery® Philippine lt. brown robles wood lentil (17122)
66      Bead Gallery® natural bone rondelle mix 7-9mm (16726)
300” brown 3-ply waxed linen cording

Tools:
Wire nippers

Level of difficulty (Intermediate)

Time – 45 minutes

Instructions:

1. Cut 6 lengths of 50” cording. Set aside.
2. Using 1 length of 50” cording, form a simple knot 3” from the end.
3. String Siam 5mm and pass short end of back through bead. Trim short end close to the bead.
4. String Coral 3mm, amber 4mm, brown 8mm, amber 4mm, 2 aqua 5mm, pukka, 3 coral 3mm, and Siam 3mm.
5. Repeat steps 2-4 a total of 6 times.
6. Bring cording together, string conus capitanlus shell and form an overhand knot.
7. Separate strand into 3 on the left side and 3 on the right side.
8. Left side – Separate strands, string amber 4mm on 1 strand, bring cords together and form an overhand knot.
9. Bring cords together, string brown 8mm and form an overhand knot.
10. Bring cords together, string round wood and form an overhand knot.
11. Separate strands; string 5 coral 3mm on 1 strand. String mother of pearl lentil on 2nd strand. Place coral strand on front of lentil and empty strand behind lentil. Form an overhand knot.
12. For the rest of the left side the strands will be together while string the beads.
13. String aqua 5mm, form an overhand knot, Light topaz, form an overhand knot, brown 8mm, form an overhand knot, wood lentil, form an overhand knot, brown 8mm, form an overhand knot, aqua 5mm, form and overhand knot, 3 pukka, form an overhand knot, (bone, form an overhand knot) repeat 32 times.
14. Repeat steps 7-12 on the right side of necklace.
15. Bring all strands (left and right side) together, string 8mm round wood and form an overhand knot.
16. Separate all strands, move down a tad, form an overhand knot, string coral 3mm, and form an overhand knot. Trim to desired length.
17. Repeat step 15 a total of 6 times.

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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