So 70's Necklace

DESIGNED BY Denise Yezbak Moore

Learn how to make this So 70's 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 Halcraft Collection.

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Pk     Bead Gallery® Czech light red luster transparent 11/0 seed beads
Pk     Bead Gallery® Czech pink opaque 11/0 seed beads (16396)
Pk     Bead Gallery® Czech Fuchsia Transparent 11/0 seed beads (16389)
Pk     Bead Gallery® Czech amber AB 11/0 seed beads (16415)
Pk     Bead Gallery® Czech light blue opaque 11/0 seed beads (16434)
Pk     Bead Gallery® Czech aqua transparent AB 11/0 seed beads
01     Bead Gallery® antique silver plated Aum lotus 16x20mm charm
08”   Beadalon® German style wire, round, silver plated 20 gauge
24”   Beadalon® German style wire, round, silver plated 24 gauge
10”   Beadalon® chain, 2.3mm (.91 in) small cable, silver plated
01    silver tone spring clasp
01    silver tone 6mm jump ring
80”  Beadalon® Wildfire, .006 in (.15mm), frost 20 yd (161U-004)
01    Beadalon® big eye beading needles (JNEED4.5/4)

Beadalon® classic nipper tool (JTNIP1)
Beadalon® slim line round nose pliers (201A-014)
Beadalon® 2 slim line chain nose pliers (201A-011)
Bead Mat (218H-020)
Chasing hammer
Bench block

Time: Varies depending on skill level

Level Of Difficulty: Intermediate to Advanced – Requires knowledge of Brick Stitch.

Easy To Follow DIY Instructions

1. Necklace Base - Cut 8” of 20g wire and form a wrapped loop.
2. Move over 2” and form a 2nd wrapped loop.
3. Form a slight bend at center of the wire.
4. Place wire on bench block and lightly hammer center of wire to harden.
5. Brick Stitch - Cut 80” of wildfire cording.
6. Using wildfire cording form a surgeons knot around necklace base.
7. On bead mat, lay out Czech glass seed beads in the following order:
• Light red
• Pink opaque
• Fuchsia
• Amber
• Light blue opaque
• Aqua AB
8. String needle onto end of cording.
9. Leaving a 5” tail, form 2 overhand knots around pendant blank.
10. Slide knot to top of base.
11. On long cording, string 2 light red, slide to top so that they sit next to each other.
12. Pass cording through the bottom 2nd bead hole. Go back down through 1st top hole bead, and back up 2nd bead to secure.
13. String light red, slide next to previous bead, go through pendant blank, coming up through bottom hole of bead. Pull tight.
14. Repeat step 13 until you reach the other side of base. (beads may vary depending on the length of your pendant base.)
15. At the end of row string 2 pink opaque, go through 2nd thread bridge; come up through 2nd bead, back down 1st top hole, bead, and back up 2nd bead to secure.
16. String pink opaque, pass needle under next thread bridge, and come up through bead.
17. Repeat step 16 until you reach the end of beads.
18. Repeat steps 15-17 in the following bead color order: fuschia, amber, light opaque blue, and aqua AB.
19. Weave cording back through beads, and trim end.
20. Place needle on short end of cording, weave cording back through beads, and trim end.
21. Find bottom center of pendant, using 4mm jump ring attach Aum charm.
22. Necklace Chain – Cut 2” of 24g wire.
23. Form a partial wrapped loop, connect to pendant loop, and complete wrapped loop.
24. String 2 light red, pink opaque, 2 light red, and form a wrapped loop.
25. Repeat steps 23-24 connecting the loops as you go in the following bead order:
• 2 pink opaque, light blue opaque, 2 pink opaque
• 2 light blue opaque, amber, 2 light blue opaque
• 2 amber, aqua AB, 2 amber
• 2 aqua AB, light red, 2 aqua AB
• 2 light red, pink opaque, 2 light red
26. Cut 5” of chain, open link, and attach to last beaded loop.
27. Repeat steps 22-26 on other side of necklace.
28. Connect spring clasp to right side of necklace.
29. Connect 6mm jump ring to left side of necklace.

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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.