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Jewels of the Sea Necklace

About this design:

Lately I've been loving making long necklaces by connecting bead links together- it's a great way to use extra beads you have laying around while creating unique color combinations. For this design, I used these new recycled glass nuggets along with some crystal- I love these colors together & how they seem to glow.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Crystal Nugget Rondelle (1 strand)
  • Crystal Recycled Glass Nugget (1 strand)
  • Light Seafoam Recycled Glass Nugget (2 Strands)
  • Silver 22 gauge Wire
  • Round Nose Pliers

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Make bead links with the recycled glass & crystal nuggets- connecting the links directly to each other.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Beauty Sought Khristin
    Beauty Sought Khristin says:

    This is wonderful! It would be perfect for a beach wedding or vacation.

  2. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I love these. I think I have enough light aqua beads in my stash to copy this design.

  3. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    What is the length. I would make mine long enough so as not to use clasp.

  4. GemmeDesign
    GemmeDesign says:

    I really love this, so delicate and beautiful soothing colors!

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    Jacque A says:

    Beautiful soft summer colors

  6. kye
    kye says:

    I love long necklaces. This one is especially beautiful.

  7. Jean  C
    Jean C says:

    Gorgeous! Can’t wait to make this!

  8. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Soft perfect colors. It would be cooling just looking at it on our hot, hot summer days.

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    Fresh Baked says:

    Lovely colors and asymmetrical design. So appealing for spring or summer!

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    Fresh Baked says:

    So appealing for spring or summer!

  11. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Oh, I really like the soft colors of the nuggets & how you used the sand opal crystal rondelles for that little bit of sparkle. I also can’t wait to try a version of this design. Great work Elaina! Thanks for the inspiration to use my ever growing collection of recycled glass! :)

  12. Elaina at Lima
    Elaina at Lima says:

    Granny Nancy- For the necklace to be long enough to not require a clasp, I would make it about 32-34″.

  13. Elaina at Lima
    Elaina at Lima says:

    Thank you everyone for your feedback!

  14. L edelhuber
    L edelhuber says:

    I LOVE this, just GORGEOUS! What weight wire did you use to make the links?

  15. L edelhuber
    L edelhuber says:

    Oh, I just saw it, thanks :D

  16. Happy Girl
    Happy Girl says:

    Cannot wait to receive the “jewels of the sea” nuggets. I will probably have a mixture of nuggets, seed beads and something shimmering. Perfect for summer.

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    C Petruccy says:

    Do you know what the light pinkish peach color crystal is used in this necklace? Are they avaialble on this site?? Thanks!

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