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Pink Sands Necklace

About this design:

When I first saw these African Recycled Glass Saucers, I knew I wanted to use them for a simple focal in a design. I love mixing shapes to add more interest to a simple design, and I think the saucers paired with the rice beads & rounds do just that. This pink/blue/gold color palette is one of my favorite combinations, and the druzy rounds are great for adding a bit of shimmer.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • African Recycled Glass Rose Saucer (5)
  • African Brass Beads
  • Navy Blue Agate Faceted Round 4mm
  • Aurora Luster Druzy Round 8mm
  • Lobster Clasp
  • Jump Rings
  • Beading Wire
  • Crimp Tubes

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Begin with a 15-16" piece of beading wire. Make a loop at one end & secure with a crimp tube. Slide the beads on in the order shown in the picture. Make a loop at the other end & secure with a crimp. Attach each side to a 3" piece of chain with a jump ring.

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15-16" strand $5.70
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½ strand (loose) $3.15
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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    The African saucers make for a nice focal grouped together. The color choices also really make this design stand out. :)

  2. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Such a pretty necklace. Love the color combo. Didn’t realize how big the saucers are.

  3. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I love this. Its so pretty and something that would make a lovely gift for someone.

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    bluedog says:

    Love the contrast of the navy/white and the pink/gold.
    Very nice, Elaina! It’s amazing to me how you keep coming up with fresh new ideas with all the new products you get in. Love it – thanks for the inspiration:)

  5. Elaina at Lima
    Elaina at Lima says:

    Thanks everyone!!

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