Tribalism DIY Necklace

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


Materials:
01      Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite nugget (12398)
02      Bead Gallery® black dyed agate Batik long tube (16604)
Tag    Bead Gallery® reconstituted turquoise with silver space (13065)
02      Bead Gallery® black dyed agate Batik small oval (16609)
03      Bead Gallery® black dyed agate cream wave med oval (16608)
08      Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite round 4mm (12579)
34      Bead Gallery® turquoise dyed howlite round 6mm (12390)
01      Bead Gallery® Dyed wood pendant (backside) (90013)
01      silver tone 6mm jump ring
01      silver tone 15mm jump ring
01      silver tone lobster clasp
332” brown 3-ply waxed linen cording

Tools:
Wire nippers
2 – Chain nose pliers
Super glue

Level of difficulty (Advanced)

Time – 1 to 1 ½ hours depending on skill level

Instructions:

1.     Cut 4 lengths of 80” cording.
2.    Remove bale from pendant. We are using the backside of pendant but it can be worn with turquoise nugget peeking through the front.
3.    String center of pendant and wrap cording around 2 times and form an overhand knot at the top of pendant.
4.    Bring strands together, string medium oval, and form an overhand knot.
5.    Separate strands into 4 strands on each side of necklace.
6.    Left side – String small oval, turquoise rondelle, silver spacer, medium oval, silver spacer, turquoise rondelle, long tube, and form an overhand knot.
7.    Trim 1 of 4 strands and dab knot with super glue.
8.    Separate strands into 1 and 2. String 6mm round on 1 strand, bring all strands together and form an overhand knot.
9.    Repeat step 8 a total of 17 times.
10.    Repeat steps 6-9 on right side of necklace.
11.    Connect 6mm jump ring to 15mm jump ring.
12.    String 6mm jump ring on left side of necklace and form a simple knot.
13.    Separate strands, move up ¼”, form knot, string 4mm round and form knot.
14.    Trim end and fray.
15.    Repeat steps 13-14 on the other 2 strands.
16.    String lobster clasp on right side of necklace.
17.    Repeat steps 13 -14 on right side of necklace.
18.     Cut 12” of cording.
19.    Wrap cording around top of pendant and form a simple knot.
20.    Bring strands together, string silver spacer, form knot, turquoise nugget, and form simple knot.
21.    Separate strands, form simple knot ¼” from nugget, string 4mm round and form a simple knot. Repeat on other strand.

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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