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Holiday Blend Necklace Set

About this design:

Inspired by the holidays, I used Czech glass melons, seed beads, gemstones, and gold accents to create this festive set!

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

Czech glass melon beads, Czech glass gold beads & spacers, brass riced beads, gold chain, 11/0 seed beads, 24 gauge wire, bead caps, ear wires, lobster clasps, gold eye pins, gold headpins, green aventurine 4.5mm rounds, gold jump rings, clear CZ gold teardrop charm, round nose pliers.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
For the first necklace, make a bead link with the 24 gauge wire, Czech glass melons, spacers, seed beads, and bead caps. Slide the beads on the link in the order shown in the picture. Once you've finished, curve the bead link upwards slightly.
Step 2:
Make 2 more small bead links using the brass rice beads & seed beads. Attach these links directly to each side of the link from step 1.
Step 3:
Using a jump ring, attach a 5" piece of chain (or your desired length- I made mine to be slightly longer than choker length) to each side of the necklace. Finish by attaching a lobster clasp & jump ring to the ends.
Step 4:
For the second necklace, I used the wire to make bead links (attached directly to one another) with the Czech glass melons, spacers, seed beads, gold beads, and green aventurine.
Step 5:
I made the necklace in two 9.5" segments. I attached them together with another bead link. Lastly, I attached one more bead link to the bottom and hung the CZ teardrop charm with a jump ring. Finish by attaching a lobster clasp & jump ring to the ends.
Step 6:
For the earrings, slide a bead cap, a 10mm Czech glass melon, a gold spacer, and an 11/0 seed bead onto an eye pin. Make a loop at the top with round nose pliers. Slide the loop onto an earwire. Use a headpin to make a bead charm- slide on a 3mm gold Czech glass bead, a 6mm melon, and other gold bead. Attach directly to the loop of the eye pin.

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15-16" strand

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2.5" tube

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Measurements: 0.6mm hole/22 gauge

Satin Hamilton Gold (plated) Figaro Chain 2mm
per foot

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Elaina, I love the Vintage/Old World feel of your design.
    Classically beautiful!

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    bluedog says:

    Elaina, these are lovely!

  3. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Beautiful Elaina and perfect for the holidays. A very striking and lovely set.

  4. K Alvey
    K Alvey says:

    What an exquisite set! The colors and materials are beautiful. Love the delicate design.

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