Stone Age DIY Necklace

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

Learn how to make this Stone Age 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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BEADS & JEWELRY MAKING SUPPLIES REQUIRED

06       Bead Gallery® Philippine polished olive wood natural tan 10mm
             round beads (19927)
04       Bead Gallery® super bundle – glass copper/crystal faceted oval
             4x5mm beads (3 packs/18 inches) (19068)
24       Bead Gallery® Philippine polished wood brown 4x10mm rondell
             beads (19917)
04       Bead Gallery® tiger eye stone rectangles 10x30mm beads (19941)
02       Bead Gallery® agate stone rectangles 10x30mm beads (19942)
             yellow
15       Bead Gallery® crackle agate stone rondell 9x14mm beads (19948)
10       Bead Gallery® dyed crackle agate nuggets 10x13mm beads
             (19951) yellow
07      Bead Gallery® faceted dyed crackle agate stone round 13.7 beads
            (18025)
55      Bead Gallery® topaz matt opaque faceted glass rondell 2x3mm
            (13642) spacer
06      Bead Gallery® black dyed agate nugget slice 17x23mm beads
            (18035)
12      Beadalon® crimp tube variety pack, size #2 (using gold only)
            (305X-129)
46”    Beadalon® 49 strand stainless steel bead stringing wire, .015in (0.38mm) (JW10T-0)
02      silver tone 4mm jump rings
07      silver tone 8mm jump rings
01      silver tone lobster clasp
06      silver tone head pins

Tools:
Beadalon classic nipper tool (JTNIP1)
Beadalon slim line round nose pliers (201A-014)
Beadalon 2 slim line chain nose pliers (201A-011)
Beadalon standard crimp tool (JTCRIMP1)
Bead Bug® or masking tape

Time: 45 minutes to 1 hour

Level Of Difficulty: Intermediate


Easy To Follow DIY Instructions

1. Row 1 - Cut 22” of beading wire.
2. Attach bead bug to one end of wire.
3. String 3 wood rounds, copper/crystal oval, topaz spacer, wood rondelle, topaz spacer, (yellow nugget, topaz spacer) repeat 4 times, (wood rondelle, topaz spacer, faceted round, topaz spacer) repeat 6 times, wood rondelle, (topaz spacer, yellow nugget) repeat 4 times, topaz spacer, wood rondelle, topaz spacer, copper/crystal oval, and 3 wood rounds. Set aside.
4. Row 2 – Using head pin, string topaz spacer, wood oval, black nugget and form a simple loop. Attach 8mm jump ring to top. Repeat 5 times. Set aside.
5. Cut 24” of beading wire.
6. Attach bead bug to one end of wire.
7. String copper/crystal oval, topaz spacer, wood rondelle, topaz spacer, tiger eye rectangle, topaz spacer, wood rondelle, topaz spacer, yellow rectangle, topaz spacer, wood rondelle, topaz spacer, tiger eye rectangle, topaz spacer, wood rondelle, (topaz spacer, crackle rondelle) repeat 5 times, (topaz spacer, dangle from step 4, crackle rondelle) repeat 5 times, (topaz spacer, crackle rondelle) repeat 3 times, topaz spacer, wood rondelle, topaz spacer, tiger eye rectangle, topaz spacer, wood rondelle, topaz spacer, yellow rectangle, topaz spacer, wood rondelle, topaz spacer, tiger eye rectangle, topaz spacer, wood rondelle, topaz spacer, and copper/crystal oval.
8. Connection of Necklace – Pass left end of row 2 back through wood rounds on row 1. Repeat on right side of necklace.
9. Left side – Bring strands together, string crimp tube, form a loop with both strands, pass wires back through crimp tube, and crimp.
10. Using 4mm jump ring, connect 8mm jump ring to end of necklace.
11. Repeat step 9 on right side of necklace.
12. Using 4mm jump ring, connect lobster clasp to right 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.