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Château du Bois Necklace Set

About this design:

The Amethyst & Gold in this necklace really make the Terra Agate stand out, and the tassels are great for adding a simple focal element.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Aqua Terra Agate 6mm
  • Czech Glass Gold Spacer
  • Amethyst (matte) 6mm
  • 18mm tassels (3)
  • Crystal Faceted Rondelle 4mm
  • Gold Crimp Tubes
  • Lobster Clasp
  • 22 Gauge Gold Wire
  • C-lon Thread or Cord

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Make a bead link with the wire- slide on a gold spacer, a crystal rondelle, a tassel, and another rondelle. Repeat two more times, ending with a gold spacer.
Step 2:
Use two 8.5" pieces of thread or cord. Attach the thread to the bead link from step one by looping the thread through the loop of the link and clamping down a crimp bead.
Step 3:
On each piece string on 5 aqua terra beads, a spacer, an amethyst bead, and another spacer. Repeat four more times, except use 4 terra beads. End with a gold spacer.
  Step 4:
Finish by attaching the cord to a lobster clasp with a crimp bead, and a drop of glue to secure. For the bracelet, use the same thread & finish with a sliding square knot.

Buy Products from this Design

15-16" strand $6.70
½ strand (loose) $3.70

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Oh Elaina – Just love the colors of this necklace. Your’re so right about the gold accents and the amethyst – really pops.

  2. M Pritchard
    M Pritchard says:

    Hi Elaine, could you please tell me how many beads I need to order to make this necklace and bracelet? Thanks!

  3. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Elaina, this is so gorgeous! I love the colors. These are on my wish list now.

  4. Elaina at Lima
    Elaina at Lima says:

    M Pritchard- you’ll need a full strand of the aqua terra agate (approx. 42 beads for the necklace & 16 beads for the bracelet), a half strand of the amethyst (approx. 5 beads for the bracelet & 10 beads for the necklace), 1 strand of the gold spacers, and 1 strand of the crystal faceted rondelles.

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Love the colors you have used, Elaina, and the design is outstanding! BTW Those tassels certainly are sassy little things.

  6. M Pritchard
    M Pritchard says:

    Wonderful, thanks Elaina.

  7. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    This is so awesome. Love it.

  8. kye
    kye says:

    Pretty pretty.

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    Moogie says:

    My fav color combo, next to purple & gold! And your design is great!

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