Moondrop Necklace

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

Learn how to make this Moondrop Necklace by designer Dense 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 Halcraft Collection.

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BEADS & JEWELRY MAKING SUPPLIES REQUIRED

01      Bead Gallery® Natural druzy point with blue iris coating pendant (17269)
01      Bead Gallery® gold iris coated glass with ½ magenta iris 16mm (18667)
01      Bead Gallery® aqua iris faceted glass teardrop 18x25mm (13092)
38      Bead Gallery® glass blue iris faceted 2x3mm rondell (10425)
08      Bead Gallery® glass beads faceted bicone sapphire iris 10mm (12014)
10      Bead Gallery® blue aqua with luster faceted glass rondell 3x4mm (13664)
08      Bead Gallery® glass aqua faceted 8mm bicone (10474)
06      Bead Gallery® glass beads faceted bicone amethyst iris (11746)
06      Bead Gallery® glass beads faceted round lavender AB finish 8mm (11561)
14      Bead Gallery® glass beads faceted round amethyst iris 3mm (11772)
06      Bead Gallery® purple iris diamond faceted round glass 8x10mm beads
            (18681)
06      Bead Gallery® glass red transparent rondell/square 6mm mix (10464)
06      Bead Gallery® light orange glass with golden luster coating diamond
            faceted round 8x10mm beads (18678)
06      Bead Gallery® glass beads faceted round copper iris 8mm (11836)
06      Bead Gallery® gold iris coated glass faceted 10mm round (18663)
04      Bead Gallery® glass beads faceted bicone green iris 10mm (12017)
04      Bead Gallery® glass beads faceted round ocean green (11841)
381” brown 3-ply waxed linen cording

Tools:
Beadalon classic nipper tool (JTNIP1)
Beadalon slim line round nose pliers (201A-014)
Clip Board or Macramé Board
Large document clip

Level of difficulty (Advanced)

Time – 1 to 2 hours depending on skill level

Easy To Follow DIY Instructions

1. We are making the pendant loop smaller - Very CAREFULLY, trim a tiny bit off of the pendant loop and complete simple loop.
2. Cut 3 lengths of 127” cording.
3. Bring all 3 strands together and string agate pendant to center of cords.
4. Form an overhand knot, bring all strands together, string gold iris 16mm, separate strands, string large teardrop on 1 strand. Place 2 strands in front and 3 strands in back of teardrop and form an overhand knot.
5. Separate strands – 3 on the left side and 3 on the right side.
6. Place necklace under top clip on clipboard.
7. Left side - Separate strands and clip center strand to bottom of clipboard.
8. String blue iris rondelle on left and right strands, slide beads up and form a half square knot.
9. Repeat step 8 - 5 times.
10. String the following beads on center strand – sapphire iris bicone, aqua bicone, aqua rondelle, amethyst iris bicone, and lavender AB 8mm.
11. Move beads up one at a time from step 9 and form a half square knot.
12. Repeat steps 7-8 replacing beads with amethyst 3mm.
13. String the following beads on center strand – purple iris diamond, red square, orange glass, copper 8mm, gold iris 10mm, green iris bicone 10mm, and ocean green 8mm.
14. Move beads up one at a time from step 13 and form a half square knot.
15. Repeat step 8.
16. Repeat steps 10-14.
17. Repeat step 8.
18. Repeat steps 10-12.
19. String the following beads on center strand – purple iris diamond, red square, orange glass, copper 8mm, and gold iris 10mm.
20. Move beads up one at a time from step 19 and form a half square knot.
21. Repeat step 8.
22. String the following beads on center strand – sapphire iris bicone, aqua bicone, aqua rondell, and amethyst iris bicone.
23. Move beads up one at a time from step 22 and form a half square knot. Set aside.
24. Right side – Repeat steps 7-23.
25. Bring all strands together and form an overhand knot.
26. Separate strands, move down a tad a form an overhand knot. Repeat for all strands.
27. String following beads and form an overhand knot. 1 to each strand – 2 aqua rondelles, 2 blue iris rondelles, and 2 purple iris rounds.
28. Trim ends of cording to desired length and fray.

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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.