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Autumn Glow Necklace

About this design:

I think the green garnet nuggets really accentuate the peach moonstone & sunstone rondelles, and the metal components are great for adding a unique focal element to any necklace.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Begin by making two bead links with two 9.5" pieces of the stainless steel wire. Use the green garnet, sunstone, moonstone, and the Czech glass rondelles. Attach each link to a silver arc using jump rings.
Step 2:
Using headpins, make 14 bead charms. Make 7 charms with a silver cube, a Czech glass rondelle, and sunstone. Make the other 7 with a silver rectangle, Czech glass rondelle, and sunstone. Attach to the loops of the arcs with jump rings. Attach the arcs together with the connector bar and jump rings. Make two bead links with a 2.5" piece of wire and 13 sunstone & moonstone beads. Attach the links to the top of the arcs with a jump ring.
Step 3:
Optional- Attach a metal open teardrop to the bottom of the necklace. Wrap sunstone & mint rondelles around the bottom of the drop with wire, and attach a Bali style focal to the center.

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Wow! A beautiful necklace with a Southwestern vibe that can be worn year round.

  2. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Another great piece using the same wiring technique to embellish with the Sunstone that you did on the earrings previously posted. I like how you constructed the pendant using the connector bars and bar focal links. I’ve got these items in my stash and am very tempted to try this out! I also like the soft colors for this design. :)

  3. KittysCrystalCreations
    KittysCrystalCreations says:

    I just love this necklace. It is out of the park gorgeous. You really made a lovely creation with the new beads. Just love it, love it, love it! Hugs, Kitty

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