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PInot NOir necklace

DESIGNED BY Molly Schaller
FEATURING BEAD GALLERY® BEADS BY HALCRAFT COLLECTION 

The Pinot Noir Necklace is part of our monthly Pretty Palettes design challenge. Click to learn how you can play along!

Materials:
33 5x16mm black with purple iris half coat Czech glass daggers (16379)
2 10x16mm amethyst stone nugget wire wrapped pendants (16295)
2 10mm red with gold luster Czech glass melons (16755)
8 4mm dark red opaque Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds (15360)
36 3x6mm lavender dyed imperial jasper rondelles (12485)
90 11/0 dark red silver lined Czech glass seed beads (16390)
16 5mm crystal with rose coating Czech glass fire-polished faceted rounds (15430)
16” gold bead stringing wire (JW02G-0)
4 gold crimp tubes (305X-129)
3 gold memory wire (347A-050)
3 5mm jump rings
1 gold lobster clasp

Tools:
Wire nippers
Memory wire nippers
Chain-nose pliers
Round-nose pliers

Level of difficulty: intermediate

Time: 1-2 hours 

Instructions:

1. Cut a 2.5-inch piece of memory wire. Make a simple loop.

2. Onto the memory wire string 1 seed bead, 1 4mm dark red Czech faceted round, and 1 dagger.

3. String 1 seed bead and1 dagger. Repeat 10 more times. String 1 4mm dark red Czech faceted round & 1 seed bead. Make a simple loop.

4. Repeat steps 1-3 two more times to create 3 memory wire arcs.

5. Using jump rings connect all three arcs together, with an amethyst pendant between each.

6. Cut an 8-inch piece of bead stringing wire.

7. String 1 crimp tube. Pass the wire through the loop of one of the memory wire arcs and back through the crimp tube. Flatten the tube.

8. String 1 seed bead and a 10mm red glass melon bead.

9. String 1 seed bead and 1 imperial jasper rondelle. Repeat 4 more times. String 1 seed bead and a 5mm crystal with rose Czech glass faceted round.

10. Repeat step 9 two more times.

11. String 1 seed bead and 1 imperial jasper rondelle. Repeat 2 more times.

12. String 1 seed bead and a 5mm crystal rose Czech glass faceted round. Repeat 4 more times.

13. String 1 seed bead, 1 4mm dark red Czech glass faceted round, 1 seed bead, and 1 crimp tube. Pass the wire through the loop of the lobster clasp and back through the tube. Flatten the tube.

14. Repeat steps 7-13 with another 8-inch beading wire on the opposite side of the necklace, but use a jump ring instead of the clasp.
 

Click to jump to the coordinating Pinot Noir Bracelet design or the Pinot Noir Earrings!

Molly Schaller is a crafts industry consultant, jewelry designer, and communications specialist. She loves how crafts weave one's heart, hands, and mind into one beautiful experience and is always on the lookout for a new crafting hobby.