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Iridescence DIY necklace

DESIGNED BY Denise Yezbak Moore
FEATURING BEAD GALLERY® BEADS BY HALCRAFT COLLECTION 

Materials:
80    Bead Gallery® freshwater pearl potato (12046)
21    Bead Gallery® white freshwater pearl white rice (12052)
07    Bead Gallery® white freshwater pearl teardrop (17592)
14    Bead Gallery® gold tone 3mm round beads (12523)
08    gold tone thin wire head pins
42”  gold tone 26g wire
4 ½” gold tone 22g wire
04    gold tone size 2 crimp tubes
32”  49 strand 0.38mm beading wire
02    gold tone 4mm jump ring
01    gold tone 8mm jump ring
01    gold tone lobster clasp

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

Time: 
1 hour or more depending on skill level

Level: Advanced

Instructions:

1. Dangles - Using 2” head pin, string teardrop and form a wrapped loop.

2. Cut 2” of 26g wire and form a partial wrapped loop.

3. Connect loop to teardrop loop and complete wrapped loop.

4. String rice pearl and complete a wrapped loop.

5. Cut 2” of 26g wire and form a partial wrapped loop.

6. Connect loop to rice pearl loop and complete wrapped loop.

7. String rice pearl and complete a wrapped loop.

8. Repeat steps 5-7.

9. Repeat steps 1-8 a total of 7 times. Set aside.

10. Connection of Centerpiece – Cut 4 ½” of 22g wire and form a partial wrapped loop.

11. Connect 1 dangle and complete wrapped loop.

12. String gold 3mm, dangle, (2 gold 3mm, dangle) repeat 3 times, and gold 3mm.

13. Form a partial wrapped loop; connect 1 dangle and complete wrapped loop.

14. Cut 16” of beading wire.

15. String gold 3mm, pass wire through left side of centerpiece, gold 3mm, crimp tube and crimp.

16. String 40 potato pearls, crimp tube, and crimp.

17. Repeat step 14-16 on right side of centerpiece.

18. Using 4mm jump ring, connect lobster clasp to right side of necklace.

19. Using 2” head pin, string teardrop and form a wrapped loop.

20. Open 8mm jump ring and attach teardrop dangle.

21. Using 4mm jump ring, attach 8mm jump ring to left side of necklace. 

Denise Yezbak Moore is a self-taught artisan who loves to create anything with a bohemian flair. She specializes in one-of-a-kind jewelry designs, photography, and social media. Denise resides in Orange County, CA with her husband and two children.