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Floral Lattice Statement Necklace


About this design:

For this statement necklace, I used a mix of Czech glass, seed beads, and agate tubes to create a unique design that'll make any outfit stand out!

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Czech Glass Mint Wild Rose Coin (1 strand)
  • Gold 8/0 Seed Beads
  • Czech Glass White Hibiscus Flower (1 strand)
  • Czech Glass Teardrop (1 strand)
  • Beading Wire
  • Agate Tubes
  • Gold Headpins
  • Czech Glass Amethyst Trica Beads (2 strands)
  • Gold Cable Chain (two 4" pieces)
  • Gold Crimp Beads
  • Gold Jump Rings
  • Gold Lobster Clasp

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
String three pieces of beading wire (each about 20" long) through the white 21mm hibiscus flower bead. String a gold seed bead on all three strands on each side of the flower.
Step 2:
Separate the strands so 1 strand on each side of the flower angle down, and the remaining two stay sticking out straight from the flower. Slide on 3 gold seed beads, 2 amethyst trica beads, 3 gold, and 1 more amethyst trica. Repeat on the other side.
Step 3:
Bring the two strands together, slide a crimp bead on both strands, and clamp down.
Step 4:
On the topmost strand coming out of the flower, slide on 3 gold seed beads, 2 amethyst trica beads, 4 more gold beads, a white 21mm hibiscus flower, and 1 more gold bead. Repeat on the other side.
Step 5:
Cut two more pieces of the beading wire, each about 15" long. Slide 1 strand through the white hibiscus flower and gold seed bead you strung on in step 4. String on a crimp bead and clamp down. Repeat on the other side.
Step 6:
On each new piece of wire that you just strung through the endmost white hibiscus flowers, string on 3 gold seed beads, 2 amethyst trica beads, 3 more gold beads, and 1 more trica. Bring the two strands together, slide on a crimp bead, and clamp down.
Step 7:
Separate the two strands from step 6. On the two innermost strands, slide on 3 gold seed beads, 2 amethyst trica beads, and two more seed beads. Slide on a crimp and clamp down. Repeat on the other side.
Step 8:
On both strands hanging down from step 7, slide on a 13mm turquoise rose coin and a gold bead. Repeat on the other side. Once these two beads are on both pieces of wire, separate the two wires and string on 3 gold beads, 2 amethyst trica beads, and 3 more gold beads. Repeat on the other side. On the two strings hanging down in the middle, slide on 3 gold beads, 2 trica beads, and 2 more gold beads. Bring the four strings together and slide on another rose coin.
Step 9:
On the two centermost strands off to the side, slide on 3 gold seed beads, an amethyst trica, a purple agate tube, another trica, 3 more seed beads on the leftmost strand, and 1 more on the right strand. Repeat on the other side.
Step 10:
Bring the strands together and slide on a turquoise flower, a gold seed bead, and a crimp bead. Clamp down. Repeat on the other side.
Step 11:
On one of the four middle strands, slide on 4 gold beads, a trica, purple tube, trica, and 3 more gold beads. on the rightmost strand coming out of the turquoise rose, side on 2 gold beads, a trica, a tube, another trica, and 2 gold beads. Repeat on the other side.
Step 12:
Bring the two strands together and slide on a turquoise rose coin and a gold bead. Slide on a crimp and clamp down. Repeat on the other side.
Step 13:
On the two middle strands, slide on a trica, 2 gold beads, a trica, an agate tube, another trica, 5 gold beads, a trica, a tube, a trica, and 2 more gold beads.
Step 14:
Slide a turquoise rose coin onto the center strands. Slide 4 gold beads on one strand coming out of the turquoise coin. Repeat on the other side. You can trim off the other strand coming out from the coin.
Step 15:
Take the two strands with the four gold beads on them from the previous step and put the strands down through the rose coin. Slide a gold bead onto all the strands. Slide a crimp on all the strands and clamp down.
Step 16:
You can trim off the remaining strands in the middle so only the two longest remain.
Step 17:
Now you'll be working with the two remaining strands on each side of the necklace. On the bottom most strand, slide on 4 gold beads, a trica, a tube, another trica, 8 gold beads, 2 tricas, a tube, 2 tricas, and 4 gold beads. On the top most strand, slide on 3 gold beads.
Step 18:
Bring the strands together, slide on a crimp bead, and clamp down. Repeat on the other side.
Step 19:
Separate the two strands. On the topmost strand slide on 5 gold beads, 2 trica beads, an agate tube, a turquoise rose, a tube, 2 trica beads, and 5 gold beads. Repeat on the other side.
Step 20:
Create a circle by passing the strand from the previous step through the gold bead that's placed before the crimp- reference the picture for clarification. Repeat on the other side.
Step 21:
Trim off the excess wire.
Step 22:
String an 8" piece of wire through the rose coin in the loop you made in step 20. Repeat on the other side.
Step 23:
Slide a crimp on the wire on the outside of the coin and clamp down. Trim off the excess wire. Repeat on the other side.
Step 24:
On the remaining piece of wire coming out of the rose coin towards the center of the necklace, slide on 2 gold beads, a trica, a white flower, a trica bead, a gold bead, a turquoise rose coin, a gold bead, and a trica. Repeat on the other side.
Step 25:
Slide a crimp bead on the wire, loop the wire around the center point between the two white flowers (in between the gold bead and the trica bead)and back through the crimp. Clamp the crimp down to secure this loop. Repeat on the other side.
Step 26:
At the bottom of the necklace, under the turquoise rose coin, slide on a gold bead and a teardrop. Slide on a crimp, clamp down, and trim off the excess wire.
Step 27:
Using round nose pliers, make 4 Bead charms with the teardrops and the headpins. Attach to the necklace with jump ring. See the picture for placement.
Step 28:
Take a 5" piece of wire, loop it around the wire in between two beads (see picture for reference), and slide on a teardrop.
Step 29:
Slide on two gold beads, a trica, and two more gold beads.
Step 30:
Slide on a crimp bead, and form a loop by pulling the wire back down through the crimp and clamping it down. Repeat on the other side. Attach the pieces of chain to the loop on both sides with a jump ring.
Step 31:
Slide another 5" piece of wire through the topmost turquoise coin. On the innermost side, make sure the wire is also passed through the gold bead and trica bead directly next to the coin. Slide a crimp on so it's right next to the trica bead & clamp down. Trim off the excess wire. Repeat on the other side.
Step 32:
On the remaining piece of wire coming out from the coin, slide on 3 trica beads and an agate tube.
Step 33:
Pass the wire though the topmost white flower, slide on a crimp, clamp down to secure, and trim off the excess wire. Repeat on the other side.

Buy Products from this Design

Gold (plated) Stainless Steel Small Cable Chain

Measurements: 1.5mm x 1.0mm link

per foot: $0.90
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8 meter spool: $18.90
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  1. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Wow! Love the lacy look of this piece! And a peek into your design process.
    Thank you, Elaina!

  2. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Yes, thank you!!! This is lovely, lacy and so unique! Thanks for sharing the entire process and inspiring!

  3. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    What a beautiful focal – just love this Elaina. The colors and variety of beads are wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

  4. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Elaina, this is definitely a statement necklace! I can see mouths drop open when you let people know that you made it. Thank you for sharing it with the rest of us.

  5. kye
    kye says:

    Wow! This is so beautiful! It looks so great on. I’m glad you posted a photo of you wearing it. Thanks so much.

  6. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    A truly elegant design with great color and style.

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    desertgirl says:

    This is gorgeous! How do you come up with a design like this? Pure genius. The colors are so lovely. The beads you chose complement each other perfectly, in shape and color. I can’t say enough good things about this necklace. Thanks, Elaina.

  8. Pug Mom x 2
    Pug Mom x 2 says:

    Such a beautiful design! Thanks so much for sharing.

  9. Elaina at Lima
    Elaina at Lima says:

    Thanks everyone!

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