Kismet Necklace

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

Learn how to make this Kismet Necklace by designer Denise Yezbak Moore featuring Bead Gallery beads by Halcraft Collection. The instructions for this beautiful Bead Gallery creation include a comprehensive list of DIY jewelry making materials and supplies from our huge inventory of beads, charms, connectors, pendants, findings, stringing materials and tools. As well as a step by step DIY jewelry making a how-to guide for creating this one of a kind statement piece. Creating beautiful jewelry is easy with HalcraftCollection.com your online bead superstore!

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BEADS & JEWELRY MAKING SUPPLIES REQUIRED

01    Bead Gallery® abalone tree of life wire wrapped teardrop pendant
          36x59mm (18269)
20    Bead Gallery® mint opaque glass round 10mm beads (18199)
24    Bead Gallery® aqua gold coated glass round 8.5mm beads (18186)
49    Bead Gallery® Czech fire polished faceted glass round 3mm light
          green AB beads (18549)
84”  light green 3-ply waxed linen cording

Tools:
Beadalon classic nipper tool (JTNIP1)
Beadalon slim line round nose pliers (201A-014) (To fray ends)

Time: 1 hour

Level Of Difficulty: Advanced

Easy To Follow DIY Instructions

1. Macrame Around Bale – Using masking tape, form a small ball and place under pendant (bale facing you, right side up.)
2. Using masking tape, tape pendant down.
3. Cut 26” of cording.
4. Pass cording through bale to center of cording and form a simple knot.
5. Using the bale as your center cording, form square knots until you reach the center of the bale.
6. Remove tape. Flip the pendant over with backside facing up and bale facing away from you. Place masking tape ball under pendant, and tape pendant down.
7. Continue to form square knots until you reach the base of pendant.
8. Cross cords and bring cording around the front of bale and form a simple knot at the base of bale.
9. Separate strands – Move down a tad, form an overhand knot, string 3mm light green, and form a simple knot. Trim end and fray.
10. Repeat step 9 on other strand.
11. Necklace – Center - Cut 58” of cording.
12. String 3mm light green to center of strand and form an overhand knot on each side of bead.
13. String aqua gold, and form a simple knot.
14. String pendant so that the mint bead is on the left side.
15. String aqua gold on right side strand, and form an overhand knot.
16. Left Side – String 3mm light green, form an overhand knot, mint, overhand knot, 3mm light green, overhand knot, green, form overhand knot, (3mm light green, form overhand knot, mint, form overhand knot) repeat 2 times, 3mm light green, form overhand knot, aqua gold, form overhand knot, (3mm light green, form an overhand knot, mint, overhand knot) repeat 5 times, (3mm light green, overhand knot, aqua gold, overhand knot) repeat 8 times, 3mm light green, and overhand knot.
17. Right Side – String 3mm light green, form an overhand knot, mint, overhand knot, 3mm light green, overhand knot, green, form overhand knot, (3mm light green, form overhand knot, mint, form overhand knot) repeat 2 times, 3mm light green, form overhand knot, aqua gold, form overhand knot, (3mm light green, form an overhand knot, mint, overhand knot) repeat 2 times, 3mm light green, overhand knot, aqua gold, overhand knot, (3mm light green, overhand knot, mint, overhand knot) repeat 2 times, (3mm light green, overhand knot, aqua gold, overhand knot) repeat 7 times, 3mm light green, and overhand knot.
18. Bring strands together, form an overhand knot.
19. Separate strands, move down a tad, form an overhand knot, string 3mm light green, and form an overhand knot. Trim end and fray.
20. Repeat step 19 on other strand.

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Techniques Used In This Project:
1. How to form a simple knot.
2. How to form an overhand knot.
3. How to form a square knot (macrame.)

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.