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Cosmos Necklace

About this design:

For this design, I made three separate pieces with Czech glass & seed beads & attached them together to create a simple focal necklace.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Gold Chain
  • Gold Wire
  • Seed Beads
  • Czech Glass Beads
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Gold Jump Rings
  • Super Glue
  • Gold Lobster Clasp

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
String two pieces of wire (each about 4" long) through a Czech Glass Briolette bead.
Step 2:
On the two centermost wires, string on a pink 6/0 seed bead & a grapefruit 6/0 seed bead. On the rightmost wire, string on a gold spacer, a briolette, another gold spacer, and a pink seed. Repeat on the left side.
Step 3:
Bring all the wires together and twist them. Make a loop using the round nose pliers and trim off the excess wire.
Step 4:
Repeat steps 1-3 to make another focal. These two focals will be the two outermost focal pieces on the necklace. To make the center piece, the only difference is after you bring the pieces of wire together (step 3), slide on another grapefruit 6/0 seed bead, twist the wire, make a loop, and bend the loop down so its flat against the top of the seed bead.
Step 5:
Place a drop of glue on the beads (see the picture) to attach them together.
Step 6:
Use a jump ring to attach a 7.5" piece of chain to both sides of the necklace. Cut the chain about an inch up from the focal. Cut the jump rings in the middle of the brass crystal chain so you have three separate crystal links. Make bead links with the grapefruit seed beads and attach them directly to the brass crystal links. Repeat on the other side of the necklace and attach the rest of the gold chain to the links.

Buy Products from this Design

2.5" strand
Was $3.15You save 30%
3 strand bundle
Was $7.95You save 30%

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Super New Glue 3g BACK IN STOCK!
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4.5" strand
Was $1.70You save 15%
3 strand bundle
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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Wow! This is absolutely gorgeous.

  2. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    What a fun way to make a beautiful pendant. Just great.

  3. Beadopera
    Beadopera says:

    I love, love, love this contemporary yet classic design!

  4. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Love the creative design! Your instructions are wonderful–would never thought of the glue. :)

  5. kye
    kye says:

    This is a fantastic design. I’m so glad you showed how it looks when worn. Just beautiful!

  6. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Looks so complicated but your instructions really simplify the process. Gorgeous design and I love the blue color.

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