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Zen Garden Necklace

About this design:

For this long-length necklace, I made links with African batiked bone beads, African brass, green aventurine triangles, and rock crystal. I love the combination of shapes and the unexpected pairing of the green with the black & white beads.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • African Batiked Bone Rice & Barrel Beads
  • African Brass Focal Bead
  • Gold Crystal Faceted Rondelle 3mm
  • Gold Chain
  • Green Aventurine Triangle
  • Rock Crystal Faceted Rounds
  • Gold 24 Gauge Wire
  • Lobster Clasp
  • Jump Rings

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Using wire, make a bead link with the brass focal & a mint saucer on each side. On each end I slid on a 3mm crystal bead so the saucer doesn't slide off of the link. Attach the link directly to a piece of chain.
Step 2:
Make bead links with the African batiked bone beads, the green aventurine triangles, and the rock crystal. Attach directly to .5"-1" pieces of chain (as shown in the picture) until you've reached your desire length. The necklace I made ended up being about 28" long.

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Satin Hamilton Gold (Plated) Rollo Satellite Chain
per foot: $1.90
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15-16" strand $10.45
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½ strand (loose) $5.70
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15.5" strand $14.90
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½ strand (loose) $7.95
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  1. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    This is an inspiring out-of-the-box grouping for me!

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