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kingman turquoise DIY Necklace

DIY JEWELRY making 

Kingman Turquoise: mined, stabilized, and polished in the U.S.


Design by Larisma Purba
Featuring Kingman turquoise Bead Gallery beads available at
Halcraftcollections.com

Materials:
A.    Bead Gallery® #14675 semiprecious medium turquoise nugget 8x12mm
B.    Bead Gallery® #14677 semiprecious turquoise mix lg nuggets
C.    Bead Gallery® #14680 semiprecious turquoise round 6mm
D.    Bead Gallery® #14682 semiprecious turquoise round 8mm
E.    Bead Gallery® #14683 semiprecious turquoise medium nugget 6x9mm
F.    Bead Gallery® #14684 semiprecious turquoise 4mm round
G.    Bead Gallery® #14685 semiprecious turquoise rectangle 4x6mm
H.    Bead Gallery® #14686 semiprecious turquoise lentil 7-8mm
I.    Bead Gallery® #14678 semiprecious turquoise lentil mix lg
    Bead Gallery® three-strand clasp
    Beadalon flexible beading wire
    6mm jump rings
    Crimp tubes

Tools
    Chain- nose pliers
    Wire cutters
    Level of difficulty  (intermediate)
    Bead Bugs
Time to create: 2- to 3 hours
Instructions:
1.    Longest strand
Cut a 30” piece of flexible beading wire. Place a bead bug on one end and string 1f, 5c, 1d, 1f, 1c, 1f, 2c, 1h, 2c, 1h, 2c, 1d, 1c, 1h, 1g, 1f, 1b, 1g, 1d, 1g, 1c, 1a, 1c, 1g, 1c, 1d, 1h, 1c, 1g, 1f, 1b, 1f, 1h, 1g, 1d, 1f, 1h, 1a, 1f, 1d, 1f, 1a, 1c, 1h, 1c, 1a, 1c, 1b, 1c, 2g, 1c, 1d, 1c, 2e, 2c, 1h, 1c, 1h, 1f, 1d, 1f, 1g, 1c, 1h, 1c, 1d, 1f, 3c, 1f.
2.    Place a bead bug at the end of the strand.
3.    2nd longest strand
Cut another 30” piece of flexible beading wire. Place it within the bead bug. String 1f, 1g. Repeat 4 times.
4.    On the same strand, string the following: 2f, 1g, 1f, 1g, 1f, 1g, 2f, 1g, 2f, 1c, 1f, 1c, 1f, 1c, 1f, 1c, 1f, 1h, 1f, 1c, 1f, 1h, 1c, 1f, 1c, 1f, 1c, 1h, 1c, 1h, 1c, 1f, 1g, 1h, 1c, 1f, 1h, 1c, 1h, 1c, 1f, 1g, 1f, 1d, 1f, 1c, 1f, 1h, 1f, 1c, 1g, 1f, 1i, 1f, 1c, 1f, 1c, 1f, 1h, 1f, 1d, 1f, 1i, 1f, 1c, 1f, 1h, 1f, 1e, 1f, 1h, 1c, 1g, 1e, 1f, 1g, 1c, 1f, 1c, 1f, 1d, 1f, 1c, 1f, 1g, 3f.
5.    Place the strand within the second bead bug.
6.    3rd longest strand
Cut another 30” of flexible beading wire. Place it within the bead bug and string the following: 2c, 1h, 1d, 1c, 1d, 1c, 1d, 1h, 1b, 11h, 1c, 1g, 1f, 1h, 1c, 2e, 1d, 1c, 1g, 1e, 1c, 1d, 1i, 1d, 1c, 1e, 1h, 1f, 1d, 1h, 1c, 1h, 1b, 1d, 1c, 1f, 1b, 1c, 1h, 1c, 1f, 1b, 1c ,1g, 2e, 1g, 1h, 1d, 1c, 1b, 1d, 1c, 1d, 1c, 1e, 1d, 1c, 1h, 2c, 1e, 2c.
7.    Place the strand within the second bead bug.
8.    Last strand (divided)
Cut 2 24” lengths of flexible beading wire. Place both of them within a bead bug.
9.    Holding both wires as one, string 1h, 3c, 1e, 1c, 1e, 1c, 1i, 1c, 1a, 1f, 1c, 1d, 1a.
10.     Separate the wires.  On the first wire string 1d, 1c, 1a, 1e, 1c, 1e, 1c, 1a, 1c, 1h, 1c, 1h, 1c, 1d, 1c, 1a, 1h, 1c, 1i, 1c, 1d, 1c, 1a, 1c, 1e, 1c, 1a, 2c, 1e, 1c, 1a, 1c. Place a bead bug on the wire to hold beads in place.
11.    Onto the second wire (innermost strand of the necklace), string 1h, 1e, 1g, 1d, 1c, 1h, 1g, 1d, 1g, 1c, 1b, 1c, 1h, 1c, 1d, 1c, 1i, 1c, 1d, 1c, 1e, 1c, 1g, 1a, 1c, 1d, 1c, 1a, 1c, 1g, 1e.
12.    Holding both wires together as one, string 1a, 1c, 1h, 1c, 1d, 1c, 1f, 1e, 5c.
13.    To finish the necklace, remove the bead bug and string a crimp tube onto the end of a wire (string both of the last strands through a crimp tube), and crimp to a jump ring. Trim any excess wire.
14.    Repeat for each wire.
15.    Open the jump rings to attach the strands to the three-strand clasp.
















  







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