sunset in wine country Necklace

Designed by Molly Schaller
featuring Bead Gallery Beads from the Halcraft Collection 

 Materials:
2      14K gold plated cubic zirconia feather connectors 
70    4mm mother of pearl rounds 
8       amber luster coated quartz crystals 
2      6mm crystal with peach AB Czech glass fire-polished rounds 
4      2.8mm rose fresh water potato pearls 
3      24x40mm orange dyed agate drops 
6      gold tone crimp beads 
1      gold tone lobster claw clasp 
24”   7-strand satin gold beading wire  

Tools:
Flat-nose pliers
Wire nippers

Level of difficulty: Beginner

Time: 1 hour

Tip: When choosing your quartz points, consider their sizes and lay them out to be sure you like the effect before you string the necklace.

Instructions:
1. Onto the flexible beading wire, string a crimp bead and the loop of the lobster clasp. Flatten the crimp bead and trim ends.
2. String 35 mother of pearl rounds and 1 crimp bead. Pass the beading wire through the loop of a feather connector and back through the crimp tube. Flatten the crimp bead and trim the end.
3. Onto the flexible beading wire, string 1 crimp bead. Pass the beading wire through the other loop of the feather connector. Crimp and trim.
4. String 1 6mm peach fire-polished round, 4 quartz points, 1 pearl, 1 agate drop, 1 pearl, 1 agate drop, 1 pearl, 1 agate drop, 1 pearl, 4 quartz points, 1 peach fire-polished round, and a crimp bead.
5. Pass the beading wire through the loop of the second feather connector and back through the crimp bead. Flatten the crimp bead and trim excess wire.
6. Onto the flexible beading wire, string 1 crimp bead. Pass the beading wire through the other loop of the feather connector. Crimp and trim.
7. String 35 mother of pearl rounds and 1 crimp bead. Pass the beading wire through the jump ring and back through the crimp bead. Flatten the bead and trim excess wire.

Molly Schaller is a beading designer and craft industry consultant who loves beading, knitting, gardening, bookbinding, and being with her family and pets. 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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