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Point Taken Necklace

About this design:

This week, I was really excited to design with these cute little gemstone triangles- I think they add a really fun & unique element to this design. The colors of the triangles were perfect for the spring-y color palette I had in mind, and I think they go great with the lavender amethyst & seed beads I mixed in.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Gemstone Triangles
  • Czech Glass Fire Polished 4mm Rounds
  • Gold Chain
  • Gold Stainless Steel White Cable Chain
  • Lavender Amethyst Mini Nuggets
  • Gold 22 Gauge Wire
  • Seed Beads (various sizes)
  • Gold Chandelier Focal

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Begin by linking the three triangles together. Make a bead charm with a headpin & the white triangle. Make bead links with the other two triangles and link them directly to each other.
Step 2:
Using Jump rings, attach two small pieces of chain (about 6 links long) to the top of the rose quartz triangle. Make two bead links with the white beads & attach directly to the chain. Attach another piece of chain about 6 links long & attach an amethyst nugget link, a green turquoise link, two more amethyst links, and anther green turquoise link. With jump rings, attach a piece of chain from the link below the rose quartz triangle at the bottom of the necklace to the link right above the topmost amethyst nugget.
Step 3:
Continue attaching chain & bead links using the Czech glass & amethyst nuggets until you have your desired length.
Step 4:
For the second necklace, make a bead link with the rose quartz triangle & attach it directly to the chandelier focal. With jump rings, attach two pieces of the white bead chain (about 2-3" long)to the top of the triangle. Attach gold chain to the bead chain to achieve your desired length. With headpins, make bead charms with the seed beads & attach to the bottom of the focal- either attach them directly or attach with jump rings.

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Gold (plated) Stainless Steel White Small Cable Chain

Measurements: 2mm x 1mm chain link

per foot: $1.90
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8 meter spool: $39.90
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15.5" strand $14.90
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Satin Hamilton Gold (plated) Half Flat Delicate Cable Chain

Measurements: 4x2.5mm links

per foot: $1.40
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Also available: 25 ft spool

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2.5" tube $1.20
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Measurements: 1.4mm hole/15 gauge

15-16" strand $6.70
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2.5" tube $1.30
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Measurements: 0.6mm hole/22 gauge

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Measurements: 1.4mm hole/15 gauge

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Measurements: 1.4mm hole/15 gauge




Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    I love your delicate designs, Elaina. I am always inspired by them!

  2. BevB
    BevB says:

    Beautiful! Love the color combinations.

  3. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Nice layering of strands using the new triangle beads. These will be very fun to incorporate into designs and create some edgy, fashionable jewelry. :)

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Love this design Elaina. Triangle beads are so fun.

  5. kye
    kye says:

    You don’t see triangle heads used much. I really like the way you’ve incorporated them into your beautiful necklace. Wonderful design and color scheme.

  6. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love the current trend of layering necklaces…these are beautiful in design and colors!

  7. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    The triangle beads look like a lot of fun to work with. This layered necklace is so fun looking.

  8. SF Girl
    SF Girl says:

    Pretty and bohemian, too!

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