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Desert Flower Necklace

About this design:

For this design, I wanted to create a simple necklace that would accentuate this beautiful Peach Moonstone focal. I think the light blue of the Chalcedony has a calming effect when paired with the golds & browns, and the champagne CZ adds just enough sparkle.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Gold Chain
  • Gold Disc Chain
  • Peach Moonstone Teardrop
  • Beading Wire
  • Gold Crimp Tubes
  • Gold Jump Rings
  • Gold Lobster Clasp
  • Brass Rice Beads
  • Chalcedony Rounds 5-6mm
  • Gold 22 or 24 Gauge Wire
  • Champagne CZ Faceted 2mm Rounds

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
With the wire, make a bead link with the moonstone drop.
Step 2:
Attach a 2.5-3" piece of beading wire to each side of the link & secure with a crimp tube. Slide on 25 Champagne CZ rounds. Make a loop at the end & secure with a crimp tube. With a jump ring, attach a 2" piece of disc chain to each side of the link. Attach the ends of the CZ strand and the chain together with a jump ring.
Step 3:
With the wire, make bead links with the brass rice beads & the Chalcedony rounds. Attach to the gold chain. Finish with a lobster clasp & jump ring at the ends.

Buy Products from this Design

Satin Hamilton Gold (plated) Alternating Disc Chain

Measurements: 2.5mm & 3.7mm links

per foot: $3.91
Satin Hamilton Gold (plated) Flat Diamond Chain

Measurements: 4x3mm links

per foot: $1.55

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Eolaina – I love the way you combine stringing and chain. Lovely.

  2. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Nice way to compliment the flat teardrop focal. The new teardrop focals are awesome–any way Lima can sell them in half strands??

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    Melody F says:

    Very pretty. caused me to order some of the Sodalite flat teardrops.

  4. The Knotty Rats Nest
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