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Cabernet on the Bay Necklace

About this design:

For this layered necklace, I used these new Czech Glass petal drops to create a simple focal element. I love how the amazonite looks next to the gold & purple beads, and the ruby adds a nice pop of color. For a quick way To dress up the gold chain, I placed seed beads onto jump rings & attached them to the chain links.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Beading Wire
  • Gold Crimp Tubes
  • Purple 11/0 Seed Beads
  • Gold Jump Rings (3mm, 22 Gauge)
  • Gold Chain
  • Ruby Pink Agate Faceted Round 3mm
  • Madagascar Amazonite Faceted Round 3mm
  • Gold Lobster Clasp
  • Czech Glass Autumn Metallics Rose Petal Drops
  • Sweet Mint Tiny Thread Tassel

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Begin with a 10" & an 8" piece of beading wire. Attach the 10" piece of wire to one end of a 12" piece of chain by securing with a crimp tube. Slide The beads on in the order shown in the picture & attach the wire to the other end of the chain.
Step 2:
Repeat step 1 with the 8" piece of wire.
Step 3:
For the chain, I slid an 11/0 seed bead onto a 3mm jump ring & attached it to the chain link. Repeat all along the chain. I also used headpins to make bead charms with the amazonite & ruby, and attached those directly to the chain.

Buy Products from this Design

Satin Hamilton Gold (plated) Flat Diamond Chain

Measurements: 4x3mm links

per foot: $1.55
100 ft. spool $5.30

↳ Also available as: 30 ft. spool

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    A fun lightweight necklace for summer.

  2. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    I’m really drawn to the beautiful, delicate chain you created here. Lots of variations are possible!

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Very pretty Elaina. Love the variety of blues and purple and the Czech glass drops. The chain is lovely also.

  4. The Knotty Rats Nest
    The Knotty Rats Nest says:

    Although it looks simple it’s so unique and delightful to look. A beautiful design.

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