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Quadruple Strand Garnet & Pyrite Necklace 

DIY JEWELRY making 


Designed by Molly Schaller
featuring Bead Gallery® beads
available exclusively at HalcraftCollection.com

Materials:   
15"     Bead Gallery® 4mm garnet rounds
105     Bead Gallery® 4mm faceted garnet rounds
105     Bead Gallery® 4mm faceted pyrite rounds
6           Bead Gallery® 7mm x 8mm silver plated 4-hole spacer
17 ½"  Bead Gallery® garnet chips
1            silver tone lobster clasp
4          #2 crimp tubes
2          8mm silver tone jump rings
87"     49-strand stainless steel bead stringing wire .015"

Tools:
wire nippers
crimping tool
Bead Bugs®

Level of difficulty: beginner to intermediate

Time – 2 hours

Tips: Try on the necklace with bead bugs before crimping the tubes in place. This allows you to adjust the number of beads as necessary 
                          
Instructions:
1. Cut the following lengths: 20", 21", 22", & 24".
2. Place all four ends of the beading wire into a Bead Bug.
3. Beginning with the shortest wire, string 2 4mm garnet rounds, the first hole of one 4-hole spacer, 3" of 4mm garnet rounds, the first hole of one 4-hole spacer, 3" of 4mm garnet rounds, the first hole of one 4-hole spacer, 3" of 4mm garnet rounds, the first hole of one 4-hole spacer, 3" of 4mm garnet rounds, the first hole of one 4-hole spacer, 3" of 4mm garnet rounds, the first hole of one 4-hole spacer, and 2 4mm garnet rounds.
4. Place this strand in a second Bead Bug to hold beads in place.
5. Using the 21" wire, string 2 4mm garnet rounds, the second hole of the already-in-use spacer, 21 4mm faceted garnet rounds, the second hole of the already-in-use spacer, 21 4mm faceted garnet rounds, the second hole of the already-in-use spacer, 21 4mm faceted garnet rounds, the second hole of the already-in-use spacer, 21 4mm faceted garnet rounds, the second hole of the already-in-use spacer, 21 4mm faceted garnet rounds, the second hole of the already-in-use spacer, and 2 4mm garnet rounds.
6. Place this strand in the Bead Bug to hold beads in place.
7. Using the 22" wire, string 2 4mm garnet rounds, the third hole of the already-in-use spacer, 21 or 22 (it needs to be slightly longer than the previous strand to lay properly, but there are slight variations in the size of faceted beads) faceted pyrite rounds, the third hole of the already-in-use spacer, 21 or 22 faceted pyrite rounds, the third hole of the already-in-use spacer, 21 or 22 faceted pyrite rounds, the third hole of the already-in-use spacer, 21 or 22 faceted pyrite rounds, the third hole of the already-in-use spacer, 21 or 22 faceted pyrite rounds, the third hole of the already-in-use spacer, and 2 4mm garnet rounds.
8. Place this strand in the Bead Bug to hold beads in place.
9. Using the 24" wire, string 2 4mm garnet rounds, the fourth hole of the already-in-use spacer, 3 ½" of garnet chips, the fourth hole of the already-in-use spacer, 3 ½" of garnet chips, the fourth hole of the already-in-use spacer, 3 ½" of garnet chips, the fourth hole of the already-in-use spacer, 3 ½" of garnet chips, the fourth hole of the already-in-use spacer, 3 ½" of garnet chips, the fourth hole of the already-in-use spacer, 2 4mm garnet rounds.
10. Place this strand with the others in the Bead Bug.
11. Before crimping any strands in place, check the way that the beads lay, ensuring that each strand is slightly longer than the previous strand so that they lay in concentric circles.
12. Remove the 20" and 21" strands from one Bead Bug. Holding them together, string 1 crimp tube. Pass the wires through a jump ring and back through the crimp tube. Crimp the tube and trim excess wire.
13. Repeat step 12 with the longer strands of the necklace, attaching them to the same jump ring as in step 12.
14. Repeat steps 12 & 13 on the other side of the necklace and attach them to the second jump ring.
15. Open one of the jump rings and attach the lobster clasp. Close the jump ring.
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