Spring Festival Necklace

April 2021 Pretty Palette Design Challenge with Molly Schaller

beaded earrings

The Spring Festival Necklace is part of Molly's monthly color palette challenge! 

Spring Festival Necklace
 Designed by Molly Schaller 
Featuring Bead Gallery® beads 
Available exclusively at www.halcraftcollection.com 

Materials:
2 4mm opaque orange Czech glass faceted rounds
2 6mm fuchsia dyed tiger eye stone faceted rounds
4 6mm gold matte Czech glass faceted rounds
1 10x30mm amethyst stone rectangle
39 10mm opal green glass rounds
1 30x50mm amber agate oval & pearl nugget pendant
20” .018” 7 strand stainless steel bead stringing wire
1 gold clasp and ring
2 #2 gold crimp tubes

Tools:
Wire nippers
Crimping Pliers

Time to create: less than 30 minutes

Size: 18” length

Instructions:

1. String a crimp tube onto the 20” piece of wire. Pass the wire through the loop of the clasp and back through the crimp tube. Crimp the tube.

2. String 1 orange faceted round, 1 fuchsia faceted round, 1 matte gold faceted round, 11 opal green glass rounds, 1 matte gold faceted round, 1 amethyst rectangle, 1 matte gold faceted round, 6 opal green glass rounds, 1 amber agate and pearl nugget pendant, 22 opal green glass rounds, 1 matte gold faceted round, 1 fuchsia faceted round, 1 orange faceted round, and 1 crimp tube.

3. Pass the wire through the other half of the clasp and back through the crimp tube and a few beads. Crimp the tube and trim excess wire. 

Get instructions and a materials list to make the coordinating pieces by clicking the corresponding image.

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!

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