Sweetwater Necklace

DESIGNED BY Denise Yezbak Moore

Learn how to make this Sweetwater 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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118   Bead Gallery® greenish turquoise dyed howlite rondell 4x6mm beads (17710)
01      Bead Gallery® antique silver plated cylinder phoenix design
            beads 5x9mm (12157)
114   Bead Gallery® green aqua with luster faceted glass rondell
            3x4mm (13663)
01      Bead Gallery® antique silver plated super fine rope pattern bead rings 13mm (12117)
14      Bead Gallery® silver plated smooth round beads 3mm (12182)
01      Turquoise dyed picture jasper pendant 31x45mm (17921)
180” brown 2-ply waxed linen cording

Beadalon® classic nipper tool (JTNIP1)
Beadalon® G-S hypo cement glue (215A-020)

Time: Less than 1 hour

Level Of Difficulty: Intermediate

Easy To Follow DIY Instructions

1. Remove bale from pendant.
2. Cut 2 lengths of 90” cording.
3. Bring strands together, find middle, pass cords through pendant and form a lark’s head knot.
4. String phoenix cylinder.
5. Left side – Separate strands into 2 on each side, wrap cording around ring.
6. Repeat on right side of ring.
7. Bring cords together, pass through loop, and form an overhand knot.
8. Separate strands into 2 on each side– Left side – String turquoise rondelle, luster, turquoise rondelle, bring strands together and form an overhand knot.
9. Bring strands together, string silver 3mm, and form an overhand knot.
10. Repeat step 8.
11. Repeat steps 8-10 on right side of necklace.
12. Bring strands together and form an overhand knot.
13. Trim 2 strands at knot and dab with super glue.
14. Left side – String 54 turquoise rondelles, 55 lusters, and 6 silver 3mm.
15. Repeat 14 on right side of necklace.
16. Bring strands together and form an overhand knot.
17. Separate strands, move down a tad, form overhand knot, string turquoise rondelle, form an overhand knot, and trim end.
18. Repeat step 17 on other strand.

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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.