Prismatic Pastel Necklace

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

Materials:
22 4mm crystal AB coated Czech glass fire polished faceted rounds
20 6mm opal crystal AB Czech glass fire polished faceted rounds
18 crystal with green garnet luster Czech glass fire polished faceted rounds
28 8mm crystal with aqua Czech fire polished faceted rounds
24 8mm crystal light blue Czech glass fire polished faceted rounds
24 8mm crystal dual coated full light azore over half AB Czech fire polished faceted glass rounds
24 8mm crystal dual coat pink over half AB Czech fire polished faceted rounds
24 8mm crystal dual coat dark violet over half AB Czech fire polished faceted rounds
32 8mm crystal dual coat with light amethyst over half silver Czech fire polished faceted rounds
Silver 11/0 Czech glass seed beads
2 antique silver plated 4-hole spacer with diamond designs
8 crimp beads
2 6mm jumprings
1 8mm jump ring
1  14mm silver plated copper base Bali-style rope toggle clasp
100" Beadalon flexible beading wire

Tools:
Beadalon classic nipper tool
Beadalon chain nose pliers 
Bead bug or tape

Time: 1-2 hours

Level Of Difficulty: Beginner

Instructions

1. Cut a 26" strand of beading wire and place a bead bug or piece of tape onto it to hold beads in place. 

2. String 1 crimp tube, 3 seed beads, and the first hold of the 4-hole slider.  String 1 seed bead here and between each bead in the rest of the strand. 

3. String 3 4mm crystal AB, 2 6mm opal crystal AB, 3 6mm green garnet lusters, 4  crystal with aqua, 3 crystal with light blue, 3 crystal dual coat full light azore over half AB, 3 crystal dual coat pink over half AB, 3 dual coat dark violet over half AB, 8 crystal dual coat with light amethyst over half silver, 3 dual coat dark violet over half AB, 3 crystal dual coat pink over half AB, 3 crystal dual coat full light azore over half AB, 3 crystal with light blue, 4 crystal with aqua, 3 6mm green garnet lusters, 2 6mm opal crystal AB, 3 4mm crystal AB, the outer hole of the other 4-hole slider, 3 seed beads, and a crimp tube.  Place in bead bug.

4. Cut a 25" piece of beading wire and place it in the bead bug beside the other. String 3 seed beads and the second hole of the 4-hole slider.

5. String 3 4mm crystal AB, 2 6mm opal crystal AB, 2 6mm green garnet lusters, 4 crystal with aqua, 3 crystal with light blue, 3 crystal dual coat full light azore over half AB, 3 crystal dual coat pink over half AB, 3 dual coat dark violet over half AB, 8 crystal dual coat with light amethyst over half silver, 3 dual coat dark violet over half AB, 3 crystal dual coat pink over half AB, 3 crystal dual coat full light azore over half AB, 4 crystal with light blue, 3 crystal with aqua, 3 6mm green garnet lusters, 2 6mm opal crystal AB, 3 4mm crystal AB, the second hole of the other 4-hole slider, 3 seed beads, and a crimp tube.  Place in bead bug.

6. Cut a 25" piece of beading wire and place it in the bead bug beside the other. String 3 seed beads and the third hole of the 4-hole slider.

7. String 3 4mm crystal AB, 3 6mm opal crystal AB, 2 6mm green garnet lusters, 3 crystal with aqua, 3 crystal with light blue, 3 crystal dual coat full light azore over half AB, 3 crystal dual coat pink over half AB, 3 dual coat dark violet over half AB, 8 crystal dual coat with light amethyst over half silver, 3 dual coat dark violet over half AB, 3 crystal dual coat pink over half AB, 3 crystal dual coat full light azore over half AB, 3 crystal with light blue, 3 crystal with aqua, 3 6mm green garnet lusters, 3 6mm opal crystal AB, 3 4mm crystal AB, the third hole of the other 4-hole slider, 3 seed beads, and a crimp tube. Place in bead bug.

8. Cut a 24" piece of beading wire and place it in the bead bug beside the other. String 3 seed beads and the fourth hole of the 4-hole slider.

9. String 2 4mm crystal AB, 2 6mm opal crystal AB, 2 6mm green garnet lusters, 3 crystal with aqua, 3 crystal with light blue, 3 crystal dual coat full light azore over half AB, 3 crystal dual coat pink over half AB, 3 dual coat dark violet over half AB, 8 crystal dual coat with light amethyst over half silver, 3 dual coat dark violet over half AB, 3 crystal dual coat pink over half AB, 3 crystal dual coat full light azore over half AB, 3 crystal with light blue, 3 crystal with aqua, 2 6mm green garnet lusters, 2 6mm opal crystal AB, 2 4mm crystal AB, the third hole of the other 4-hole slider, 3 seed beads, and a crimp tube. Place in bead bug.

10. Attach an 8mm jump ring to the loop of the toggle ring's loop. Attach all four strands to the jump ring in order by passing each wire through the jump ring and back through the crimp tube. Flatten each crimp tube and trim excess wire.

11. Attach two 6mm jump rings to the loop of the bar of the toggle clasp. Attach all four strands to the jump ring in order by passing each wire through the jump ring and back through the crimp tube. Flatten each crimp tube and trim excess wire. 

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Molly Schaller is a design thinker, transmedia storyteller, user experience designer, and craft industry consultant who loves finding connections and creating dialog through craft. 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! Contact Molly about her Pretty Palette design challenge and more!