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Reign DIY Necklace

DESIGNED BY Denise Yezbak Moore
FEATURING BEAD GALLERY® BEADS BY HALCRAFT COLLECTION 

Learn how to make this Reign Necklace by designer Denise Yezbak Moore featuring Bead Gallery beads by Halcraft Collection. The instructions for this beautiful Bead Gallery creation include a comprehensive list of DIY jewelry making materials and supplies from our huge inventory of beads, charms, connectors, pendants, findings, stringing materials and tools. As well as a step by step DIY jewelry making a how-to guide for creating this one of a kind statement piece. Creating beautiful jewelry is easy with HalcraftCollection.com your online bead superstore!

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BEADS & JEWELRY MAKING SUPPLIES REQUIRED

29      Bead Gallery® glass beads blue iris faceted 3mm round (10395)
09      Bead Gallery® glass aqua luster egg shape oval 13x16mm (10253)
58      Bead Gallery® glass beads blue luster deep cut faceted 6mm
            round (10396)
33      Bead Gallery® glass bead blue luster faceted 3x4mm rondell
            (10383)
29      Bead Gallery® silver tone plated head pin
71      Bead Gallery® silver tone plated eye pins (12957)
117   Bead Gallery® silver tone jump rings .8x4mm (12960)
01      Bead Gallery® silver tone jump rings 1x8mm (12963)
28”    silver tone small round link chain
01      Bead Gallery® Lobster claw clasp 14mm silver tone plated (14648)

Tools:
Beadalon classic nipper tool (JTNIP1)
Beadalon slim line round nose pliers (201A-014)
Beadalon 2 slim line chain nose pliers (201A-011)
Bead Gallery® twine covered neck stand 8 x 11.5 inches (50024)

Time: 1 ½ to 2 hours depending on skill level

Level Of Difficulty: Advanced

Tip: The easiest way to create this necklace is to use a neck stand (Necklace bust stand) during construction.

Easy To Follow DIY Instructions

1. Necklace Base - Cut 15” of round link chain.
2. Using 4mm jump ring, connect lobster claw to right side of chain.
3. Using head pin, string blue luster rondelle, blue iris 3mm and form a simple loop.
4. Using 8mm jump ring, connect dangle from step 3 to left side of chain.
5. Necklace Construction – Row 1 – Place chain from steps 1-4 on necklace bust. Be sure to center the clasp on the back of bust.
6. Using eye pin, string blue iris 3mm, blue luster rondelle, and form a simple loop. Repeat 28 times.
7. Find center of necklace, using 4mm jump ring, connect loop from step 6.
8. Left side of center loop – Using 4mm jump ring, repeat connecting loops from step 6 skipping every other loop and alternating loops with blue iris up or blue luster up. Repeat a total of 14 times.
9. Right side of center loop – Repeat step 8.
10. Cut approximately 6 ½” of chain.
11. Using 4mm jump rings; connect chain to bottom of dangles skipping every other link. Trim end of chain if needed.
12. Row 2 - Using eye pin, string blue luster 6mm round and form a simple loop. Repeat 28 times.
13. Using 4mm jump ring, connect each dangle from step 12, directly below dangles from row 1. Repeat a total of 29 times across the bottom chain.
14. Cut approximately 6 ½” of chain.
15. Using 4mm jump rings; connect chain to bottom of dangles skipping every other link. Trim end of chain if needed.
16. Row 3 – Dangle 1 – Using head pin, string blue luster 6mm round and form a simple loop. Repeat a total of 16 times.
17. Dangle 2 – Using eye pin, string blue luster rondelle and form a simple loop. Using head pin, string blue luster 6mm round and form a simple loop. Connect loops together. Repeat a total of 4 times.
18. Dangle 3 – Using eye pin, string blue luster 6mm round and form a simple loop. Using head pin, string luster egg and form a simple loop. Connect loops together. Repeat a total of 9 times.
19. Connection of Dangles - Connect dangles to the bottom row (row 2) jump rings from left to right in the following order: Dangle – 2, 2, 3, 1, 1, 3, 1, 1, 3, 1, 1, 3, 1, 1, 3, 1, 1, 3, 1, 1, 3, 1, 1, 3, 1, 1, 3, 2, and 2.


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Techniques Used In This Necklace:
1. Simple loop
2. Open/close jump ring
See video below on how to create a simple loop.

Denise Yezbak Moore is a self-taught artisan who loves to create anything with a bohemian flair. She specializes in one-of-a-kind jewelry designs, photography, and social media. Denise resides in Orange County, CA with her husband and two children.