March 2021 Pretty Palette Design Challenge with Molly Schaller
Smoldering Sunset Necklace
Designed by Molly Schaller
Featuring Bead Gallery® beads
Available exclusively at www.halcraftcollection.com
2 3mm gold rounds
6 6mm red sandalwood rounds
6 10mm amber lined dyed agate rounds
16 12mm Philippine bayang wood rounds
2 25x50mm dyed crackle agate ovals
4 40x30mm red dyed reconstituted stone drops
1 27x30mm orange ceramic lentil
1 16mm gold bumpy toggle clasp
2 gold crimp tubes
26” .018” 7-strand stainless steel bead stringing wire
Time to create: 30 minutes
1. String a crimp tube onto the 26” piece of beading wire. Pass the wire through the loop of the toggle clasp and back through the crimp. Crimp the tube.
2. String 1 3mm gold round, 3 red sandalwood rounds, 1 amber lined agate round, 4 12mm bayang rounds, 1 amber lined agate round, 4 12mm bayang rounds, 1 amber lined agate round, 1 25x50 dyed crackle agate oval, and two red stone drops with their larger ends toward each other.
3. String 1 orange ceramic lentil and the same beads from step 2 but in reverse to create a symmetrical necklace.
4. String 1 crimp tube. Pass the wire through the loop of the other half of the toggle clasp and back through the crimp tube. Crimp the tube, pass the wire through a few beads and trim any excess wire.
Molly Schaller is a craft industry consultant with a focus on design thinking, transmedia storytelling, and user experience design. She loves a variety of crafts; beading, knitting, and bookbinding are some of her favorites. 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!Follow Molly on Instagram