Tree of life necklaces

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

 
Materials:
Citrine Tree of Life Necklace
01        Bead Gallery® citrine wire wrapped tree of life pendant (14290)
31        Bead Gallery® Citrine natural nuggets 13-18mm (10919)
77.5 “ silver tone 24g wire (180B-024)

Turquoise Dyed Howlite Tree of Life Necklace
01        Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite tree of life pendant (14286)
21        Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite small oval (12757)
11        Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite 15-20mm nuggets (12398)
06        Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite teardrop (13113)
16        Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite mix small chips (12397)
32        silver tone eye pins (12957)
04”      silver tone 24g wire (180B-024)
01        silver tone head pin (12959)
02        silver tone 6mm jump rings (12961)
01        silver tone 8mm jump ring (12963)
01        silver tone 10mm lobster clasp (14650)

Amethyst Tree of Life Necklace
01        Bead Gallery® amethyst tree of life pendant (14287)
35        Bead Gallery® amethyst chips (10518)
16        Bead Gallery® amethyst stone nugget 12-24mm (14968)
25        silver tone eye pins (12957)
01        silver tone head pin (12959)
02        silver tone 6mm jump rings (12961)
01        silver tone 8mm jump ring (12963)
01        silver tone 10mm lobster clasp (14650)

Tools:
Wire nippers
Round nose pliers
2 – Chain nose pliers

Level of difficulty (Intermediate)

Time – 1 hour per necklace

Instructions:

Citrine Tree of Life Necklace
1. Necklace Dangle -Using 2 ½” of wire, form partial wrapped loop.
2. Connect loop to pendant and complete wrapped loop.
3. String citrine nugget and form wrapped loop.
4. Necklace – Using 2 ½” of wire, form partial wrapped loop.
5. Connect loop to previous center dangle loop and complete wrapped loop.
6. String citrine nugget and form wrapped loop.
7. Repeat steps 4-6 attaching to previous loops 28 times.
8. Connection of Necklace – Using 2 ½” of wire, form partial wrapped loop.
9. Connect loop to previous loop on chain and complete wrapped loop.
10. String citrine nugget and form partial wrapped loop.
11. Connect loop to top loop of 1st citrine dangle loop and complete wrapped loop.

Turquoise Dyed Howlite Tree of Life Necklace
1. Centerpiece – Cut 3” of 24g wire and form a wrapped loop.
2. String howlite oval, tree of life pendant, howlite oval and form a wrapped loop.
3. Left side – Using eye pin, string teardrop and form a simple loop.
4. Attach loop to pendant of the left side (from now on we will be chaining the loops together as we go.)
5. Repeat steps 3-4 (2 times).
6. Using eye pin, string nugget chip and form a simple loop (repeat 2 times).
7. Using eye pin, string large nugget and form a simple loop.
8. Using eye pin, string nugget chip and form a simple loop.
9. Repeat steps 7-8 (4 times).
10. Right side – Repeat steps 3-9.
11. Using head pin, string large nugget and form a simple loop.
12. Attach nugget dangle to 8mm jump ring.
13. Using 6mm jump ring attach 8mm jump ring to left side of necklace.
14. Using 6mm jump ring, attach lobster clasp to right side of necklace.

Amethyst Tree of Life Necklace
1. Centerpiece – Using eye pin, string 4 chips, tree of life pendant, 4 chips, and form a simple loop.
2. Left side – Using eye pin, string amethyst nugget and form a simple loop.
3. Attach loop to pendant of the left side (from now on we will be chaining the loops together as we go.)
4. Repeat steps 2-3 (7 times).
5. Using eye pin, string 3 chips and form a simple loop (repeat 3 times).
6. Right side - Repeat steps 2-5.
7. Using head pin, string 3 chips and form a simple loop.
8. Attach nugget dangle to 8mm jump ring.
9. Using 6mm jump ring attach 8mm jump ring to left side of necklace.
10. Using 6mm jump ring, attach lobster clasp to right side of necklace.

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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