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African Sunset Necklace

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African Sunset Necklace
African Sunset Necklace

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African Sunset Necklace
African Sunset Necklace
African Sunset Necklace
African Sunset Necklace
African Sunset Necklace
African Sunset Necklace

Project details:

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For this design, I used a mix of seed beads, gemstones, and Czech glass to create this long-length layered necklace. I really love the way the gold accents look alongside the reds & pinks!

Supplies you’ll need:

  • Beading Wire
  • Gold Hammered Coin Charms (5)
  • Gold Elephant Charms (4)
  • Gold Spacers
  • Seed Beads, Gemstones, and Czech Glass (see below for what I used)
  • Thread Tassel
  • Jump Rings
  • Lobster Clasp
  • Toggle Clasp

    - Gold Crimp Tubes

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step

Step 1

For the shorter necklace, I used 18" of beading wire. Slide one end through the loop of a clasp and secure with a crimp tube. Slide on the beads in the order shown in the picture. I placed a 6mm, 21 gauge jump ring on each gold coin charm and slid them onto the wire. Finish by making a loop at the end of the wire and securing with a crimp tube.

Step

Step 2

For the second necklace, begin with a 5" piece of beading wire. Make a loop at one end and secure with a crimp tube. Slide on the beads in the order shown in the picture (beginning with the seed bead & ending with the gold spacer). Make a loop at the other and & secure with a crimp. Use a jump ring to attach the tassel to the bottom loop on the wire.

Step

Step 3

Next, attach a 13" piece of wire to the top loop from step 2 and secure with a crimp tube. Slide the beads on in the order shown. Repeat on the other side of the necklace. At the ends, loop the wire through a toggle clasp & secure with a crimp.

Buy Products from this Project

Piece
1-2$1.60
3-5$1.47
6+$1.33
Piece
1-9$0.30
10-19$0.19
20+$0.16
30 ft. spool
1-2$3.30
3-5$3.04
6+$2.81

Also available: 100 ft. spool

Package of 10
1-2$4.80
3-5$4.42
6+$3.94

Also available: Package of 50

Package of 1 g
1-2$3.90
3-5$3.59
6+$3.39
5" strand
1$7.90
2-4$7.27
5+$6.56
2.5" TubeSave up to 15%
1$2.40$2.04
2-4$2.13$1.92
5+$1.97$1.87
2.5" TubeSave up to 16%
1$2.70$2.27
2-4$2.48$2.21
5+$2.27$2.13
4" strandSave up to 22%
1$3.20$2.50
2-4$2.94$2.44
5+$2.66$2.34