Lapis POints Necklace

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

 Materials:
18 10mm lapis rounds (multipack - 10101)
26 8mm sodalite rounds (multipack - 10101)
6 6mm sodalite rounds (multipack – 10101)
2 12mm lemon dyed jade rounds (13290)
2 22mm green dyed faceted agate triangle (14928)
4 9x14mm dyed green faceted agate nuggets (14922)
11 9x26 reconstituted lapis cut rectangle with points (14501)
12 1.5x4mm gold tone plated rondelle (12535)
6 8mm gold tone plated lantern (12856)
2 4mm gold plated brass round (12524)
2 gold tone crimp beads
1 gold tone lobster claw clasp
24” 7-strand satin gold beading wire (JW02G)
24” 20-gauge gold color German style wire (180A-020)

Tools:
Chain-nose pliers
Wire nippers

Level of difficulty: Beginner

Time: 1 hour or less 

Tip: When choosing your lapis rectangle point beads, consider their sizes and lay them out to be sure you like the effect before you string the necklace. The same goes for the pendant when you wire wrap it. I used the smallest lapis point at the bottom.

Instructions:
1. String 1 lapis point onto the piece of German wire at the center point of the wire. Wrap the two tails in opposite directions around the bead once so that they emerge pointing the same direction.
2. Make a 90-degree bend in one wire and wrap the other wire around it like the neck of a wire hanger. String the second lapis point and repeat.
3. Repeat step 1 with the third lapis point. Holding both wires as one, make a wrapped loop at the top of the pendant. Place to the side until you need it for stringing.
4. Onto the flexible beading wire, string a crimp bead and the loop of the lobster clasp. Flatten the crimp bead and trim ends.
5. String 1 4mm gold round, 1 gold rondelle, 3 6mm lapis rounds, and 1 gold rondelle.
6. String 3 8mm lapis rounds, 1 gold rondelle, 2 8mm rounds, and 1 gold rondelle. Repeat. String 3 8mm lapis rounds.
7. String 1 8mm gold lantern & 3 10mm lapis rounds. Repeat 2 more times.
8. String 1 12mm lemon dyed jade round, 1 agate nugget, 2 lapis rectangle points, 1 agate nugget, 2 lapis rectangle points, and 1 agate triangle.
9. String the loop of the pendant you created and string the beads in opposite order up the second half of the necklace.
10. String 1 crimp bead and pass the wire through the jump ring and back through the crimp tube. Flatten the crimp tube and trim excess wire.
11. Enjoy!



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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