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Suma Necklace

DESIGNED BY DENISE YEZBAK MOORE
FEATURING BEAD GALLERY® BEADS BY HALCRAFT COLLECTION 

 
Materials:
01      Bead Gallery® dark blue iris agate druzy pendant (13625)
14      Bead Gallery® large dark blue Iris rounds (17215)
04      Bead Gallery® small light blue iris rounds (17210)
17      Bead Gallery® large light blue iris rounds (17206)
16      Bead Gallery® medium dark blue iris rounds (17214)
144” Bead Gallery® dyed suede cording soft brown (15059)
05      gold tone 6mm jump rings
01      gold tone 15mm jump ring
01      gold tone lobster clasp

Tools:
Wire nippers
2 – Chain nose pliers
Super glue

Level of difficulty (Intermediate)

Time – 1 hour

Tip: If bead is too small for leather, trim end into a point and string bead.

Instructions:

1. Remove bale from pendant and attach 6mm jump ring.
2. Cut 48” of suede leather cording.
3. String 2 small light blue iris, 6 large dark blue iris, 6mm jump ring, large dark blue iris, pendant, large dark blue iris, 6mm jump ring, 6 large dark blue iris, and 2 small light blue iris to center of cording. Set aside.
4. Cut 48” of suede leather cording.
5. String 17 light blue iris rounds to center of cording. Set aside.
6. Cut 48” of suede leather cording.
7. String 16 medium dark blue iris rounds to center of cording.
8. Left side – Bring strands together and braid 5”.
9. Connect 6mm jump ring to 15mm jump ring.
10. Bring strands together and string 6mm jump ring.
11. Using all strands, form an overhand knot and pull tight.
12. Trim ends to desired length.
13. Using super glue, dab the leather by beginning braid close to beads on the back of strands to keep braid in place.
14. Right side – Repeat steps 8-13 replacing 15mm jump ring with a lobster clasp.

Denise Yezbak Moore is a self-taught artisan. Denise has been a senior designer here at Halcraft Collection for 9 years. She loves to create jewelry with a bohemian flair. She resides in Southern California and enjoys hearing from fellow beaders.



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