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Signs of Spring Necklace Set

About this design:

I love the spring vibe the colors of this design give off- the perfect pick-me-up for the cold & grey days we've been having! I paired this new Czech glass with leather, amazonite, & crystal to create this set.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Leather Cord 1.5mm
  • Gold Seed Beads
  • Amethyst Opal Crystal Faceted Rondelle 3mm
  • Czech Glass 8mm Rounds
  • Rock Crystal 3mm Faceted Rounds
  • Gold 24 Gauge Wire
  • Super Glue
  • Cord Ends
  • Lobster Clasps
  • Jump Rings
  • Headpins
  • Earwires

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
For the earrings, begin by making a bead link with the White Opal w/ Bronze Flecks Czech Glass 8mm Round. Attach a 3mm jump ring to the bottom of the link. Make a bead charm with a headpin & an amazonite rondelle. Slide this bead charm onto the jump ring. Next, slide a 10mm twisted jump ring through the 3mm jump ring. Finish by sliding an earwire onto the top loop of the bead link.
Step 2:
For the bracelets, use the 24 gauge wire to make bead links (attached directly to one another) with the Czech glass, amazonite, rock crystal, gold seed beads, and the amethyst crystal rondelles. Keep attaching the bead links until you've reached your desired length (I made mine 6" long). Finish by attaching jump rings & lobster clasps to the ends.
Step 3:
For the necklace, begin with two pieces of your desired length of leather cord (I used two 6.5" pieces). Next, make a bead link with the wire. Slide on two 11/0 gold seed beads, a 6/0 gold seed bead, a Czech glass round, another 6/0 seed bead, and two more 11/0 seed beads. Slide the end of the leather cord through the loop of the bead link about 1/4". Wrap a piece of wire around the two pieces of leather to secure. Repeat on the other side of the necklace. Finish by attaching cord ends & a lobster clasp.

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15" strand $10.90
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Package of 10 $0.60
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Measurements: 24 Gauge Wire or 0.5mm

15-16" strand $6.95
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½ strand (loose) $3.85
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Package of 10 $1.40
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Measurements: 18 Gauge Wire or 1mm

2.5" tube $2.16
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Measurements: 0.6mm hole/22 gauge




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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Beautiful set! Your work is always so dainty & petite. Those little beads would be flying all around my bead room–I admire your ability to make wrapped links from them.

  2. BevB
    BevB says:

    Beautiful!

  3. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Wonderful Elaina. So feminine and pretty.

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