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Washed Ashore Necklace Set

About this design:

For this design, I used the ammonite coin & the Green Girl mermaid pendant to create an underwater-inspired necklace & bracelet. The apatite is the perfect shade of water blue & I love the way the orange pinch beads pop against the white pearls.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Green Girl Mermaid Focal
  • Czech Glass Ammonite Coin
  • Czech Glass Pinch Beads
  • Potato Pearls
  • Gold Chain
  • Apatite Natural Cut Tubes
  • Apatite 3mm Faceted Rounds
  • Beading Wire
  • Gold 20 gauge Wire
  • Czech Glass Gold Spacers

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Using round nose pliers, make a bead link with a 2" piece of gold 20 game wire. Attach the mermaid focal to the bottom with a jump ring or loop the wire directly to it. Slide on a pinch bead, an ammonite coin, and another pinch bead. Make another Loop at the end & trim off any excess wire.
Step 2:
Make a loop at the end of a 10" piece of beading wire and secure with a crimp tube. Slide on the beads in the order shown in the picture. Attach a 5.5" piece of chain to each side of the necklace.
Step 3:
For the bracelet, Make a loop at the end of the beading with and secure with a crimp. Slide on the beads in the order shown in the picture.

Buy Products from this Design

Gold (plated) Stainless Steel Small Cable Chain

Measurements: 1.5mm x 1.0mm link

per foot
10 meter spool
15-16" strand
½ strand (loose)

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15-16" strand
½ strand (loose)

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Such pretty designs Elaina. Beautiful set and I love the mermaid.

  2. Kathryn Houseman Lobert
    Kathryn Houseman Lobert says:

    Lovely, interesting, beautiful use of color! Congratulations on your creation of such a special design!

  3. SF Girl
    SF Girl says:

    I really like how the swirl in the mermaid’s tail goes with the swirl in the Czech bead. It gives the piece a happy bit of movement. And nice design choices overall.

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