Pikes Peak DIY Necklace

DESIGNED BY DENISE YEZBAK MOORE
FEATURING BEAD GALLERY® BEADS BY HALCRAFT COLLECTION 


Materials:
02     Bead Gallery® 2 packs amazonite multipacks
01     Bead Gallery® agate oval top hole (15158)
01     Bead Gallery® silver-plated Bali style snake tube (16472)
02     Bead Gallery® silver-plated metal filigree round 10mm (12630)
01     Bead Gallery® silver-plated Bali style large rondelle (16482)
02     Bead Gallery® Costa Rican rosewood 3 hole bead (13397)
22     Bead Gallery® silver-plated small rondelle spacer (12536)
04     Bead Gallery® 24mm triangle faceted agate (14927)
04     silver tone 2” head pins
02     silver tone 5mm jump rings
01     silver tone 15mm jump ring
01     silver tone lobster clasp
02     silver tone size 3 crimp bead

Tools:
Wire nippers
2 Chain nose pliers
Round nose pliers
Crimping pliers
6 Bead Bugs or Masking tape to hold ends of wire

Level of difficulty (Intermediate)

Time – 1 hour

Instructions:

1.    Using 2” head pin, string spacer, agate triangle and form a simple loop. Repeat 3 times. Set aside.
2.    Row 1 - Cut 26” of beading wire.
3.    Attach Bead Bug, string (amazonite unless otherwise indicated) 10mm, 4mm, 10mm, rosewood 1st hole, 8 – 10mm, (spacer, 10mm) repeat 4 times, 4mm, dangle, 4mm, 10mm, 4mm, dangle, 4mm, 10mm, top hole agate, 10mm, 4mm, dangle, 4mm, 10mm, 4mm, dangle, 4mm, (10mm, spacer) repeat 4 times, 8 – 10mm, rosewood 1st hole, 10mm, 4mm, 10mm and attach Bead Bug.
4.    Row 2 - Cut 24” of beading wire.
5.    Attach Bead Bug; pass wire through 10mm bead from 1st strand.
6.     String 3 – 4mm, rosewood center hole, 16 – 8mm, spacer, 8mm, metal round, 8mm, metal rondelle, 8mm, metal round, 8mm, spacer, 16 – 8mm, rosewood center hole and 3 – 4mm.
7.    Pass wire through last 10mm bead from 1st row and attach Bead Bug.
8.    Row 3 – Cut 22” of beading wire.
9.    Attach Bead Bug; pass wire through 10mm bead from 1st strand.
10.    String 4mm, 10mm, rosewood 3rd hole, 17 – 6mm, (spacer, 6mm) repeat 2 times, snake tube, (6mm, spacer) repeat 2 times, 17 – 6mm, rosewood 3rd hole, 10mm and 4mm.
11.  Pass wire through last 10mm bead from 1st row and attach Bead Bug.
12.  Left side – Remove Bead Bugs, Bring all strand together, string crimp bead, form loop, pass wires back through crimp bead, 10mm and crimp. Trim wires.
13.  Using 5mm jump ring, attach 15mm jump.
14.  Right Side – Repeat step 12.
15.  Using 5mm jump ring, attach lobster clasp.

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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