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Water Lily Necklace

About this design:

For this necklace, I knew I wanted to use the lotus coin as the focal piece, along with some of these fun new Czech glass shapes. The color combination was inspired by springtime- I love how the blues & purples go together along with the pops of gold.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Czech Glass Lilac Lotus Coin
  • Czech Glass Nugget Drops
  • Czech Glass Faceted Drops
  • Opalite Round 6mm
  • Lavender Amethyst Round 4mm
  • Czech Glass Gold Spacer
  • Beading Wire
  • Crimp Tubes
  • Headpins
  • Lobster Clasp
  • 6/0 Seed Beads
  • Crystal 3mm Faceted Rondelle
  • Czech Glass Mint Firepolished Rondelle

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Begin with a 20" piece of beading wire. With a headpin, make a bead charm by sliding on a crystal rondelle, a gold spacer, purple teardrop, pink 6/0 seed bead, old spacer, lotus coin, another gold spacer, and a pink seed bead. Slide the beads & the charm onto the wire in the order shown in the picture.
Step 2:
Bring the two strands together and secure with a crimp. Make a bead charm with a crystal, a gold spacer, and a purple teardrop. Use a jump ring to attach the charm above the crimp so it hangs in the loop.
Step 3:
Slide the beads on in the order shown in the picture.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    I really like the soft colors & the interesting focal design of this piece along with the dangling nuggets. :)

  2. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Interestingly outstanding design!

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Beautiful. Love the color progression and the drops. Nice Elaina.

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    doglover72 says:

    I love it, as usual. But what are the teardrop beads you are using?

  5. R Dudley-Howes
    R Dudley-Howes says:

    What a lovely composition and color combination, nice job!

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