Nirvana DIY Necklace

DIY JEWELRY making 


Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore
featuring Bead Gallery® beads
available exclusively at www.Halcraftcollection.com

Materials:
(Click bead description for link)
02     Bead Gallery® 9x14mm nuggets green agate (14922)
02     Bead Gallery® amazonite nugget slice 20x30mm (15165)
02     Bead Gallery® green/amber dyed agate slice (15154)
02     Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed agate nugget slice (15153)
02     Bead Gallery® green dyed agate nugget slice (15157)
02     Bead Gallery® tan side hole drilled nugget slice (15159)
02     Bead Gallery® amazonite round 6mm (14894)
10     Bead Gallery® SP cylinder phoenix design 5x9mm (12157)
01     Bead Gallery® SP 3mm rounds (12182)
15     Bead Gallery® SP dot rondelle (12616)
16     Bead Gallery® SP fluted rice beads 4x6mm (12111)
06     Bead Gallery® 24mm triangle faceted dyed agate (14927)
114” Leather cording dark brown 2mm (15006)
03     silver tone 2” eye pins
07     silver tone 2” beaded head pin
06     silver tone 5mm jump rings
01     silver tone large lobster clasp
01     silver tone 15mm jump ring
01     silver tone 6mm jump ring

Tools:
Wire nippers
2 Chain-nose Pliers
Round-nose pliers
E-6000 Glue (or gel super glue if you need it quickly)

Level of difficulty (Advanced)

Time – 1 to 2 hours depending on skill level (without glue drying time)

Instructions:

1.    Dangle 1 – Using 2” beaded head pin, string dot rondelle, green/amber slice, dot rondelle and form a simple loop.
2.    Attach 5mm jump ring.
3.    Dangle 2 – Using 2” beaded head pin, string dot rondelle, turquoise slice, dot rondelle and form a simple loop.
4.    Attach 5mm jump ring.
5.    Dangle 3 - Using 2” eye pin, string 6mm amazonite and from a simple loop. Repeat 1 time.
6.    Using 2” beaded head pin, string dot rondelle, amazonite slice, dot rondelle and form a simple loop.
7.    Connect loops from steps 5-6.
8.    Attach 5mm jump ring.
9.    Dangle 4 - Using 2” eye pin, string dot rondelle, green agate nugget, dot rondelle and form a simple loop.
10.    Using 2” beaded head pin, string dot rondelle, green dyed agate slice, 3mm round and form a simple loop.
11.    Connect loops from steps 9-10.
12.    Cut 1 length of 38” leather cording.
13.    String cylinder, fluted rice, triangle nugget, fluted rice, tan side drilled nugget, dangle 1, fluted rice, cylinder, fluted rice, dangle 2, fluted rice, cylinder, fluted rice, dangle 3, fluted rice, cylinder, fluted rice, dangle 4 (through eye pin loop), fluted rice, cylinder, fluted rice, dangle 3, fluted rice, cylinder, fluted rice, dangle 2, fluted rice, cylinder, fluted rice, dangle 1, tan side drilled nugget, fluted rice, triangle nugget, fluted rice, cylinder.
14.    Move all beads to center of 38” cording.
15.    Cut 4 lengths of 18” cording.
16.    Using E-6000 glue (or super glue gel if you want it dry quicker) dab end of 18” cording and insert in cylinder bead. Repeat 1 time. Let dry completely.
17.    Repeat step 16 on other side of necklace.
18.    Left side – Braid necklace 3 ½” up and slide on cylinder bead to all 3 leather strands.
19.    Cut 2 leather strands.
20.    Cut the 3rd leather strand to 1”, dab inside of cylinder with glue and insert 1” end.
21.    Repeat steps18-20 on the right side of necklace.
22.    Using 6mm jump ring, attach lobster clasp to right side of necklace.
23.    Attach 15mm jump ring to left side of necklace.



  







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Denise Yezbak Moore is a self-taught artisan. Denise has been a senior designer here at Halcraft Collection for 9 years. She loves to create jewelry with a bohemian flair. She resides in Southern California and enjoys hearing from fellow beaders.



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