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Milk & Honey Necklace

About this design:

I love coming up with new designs for seed beads, and I especially love all of the new colors we just received! For this design, I paired pink, white, and gold tones with this Agate coin pendant for a unique layered necklace.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Seed Beads
  • Gemstone Coin Pendant
  • Gold Wire (20 & 24 Gauge)
  • Jump Rings
  • Lobster Clasps
  • Headpins
  • Super Glue
  • Gold Chain

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Follow the attached tip for how to wire wrap a bail onto a pendant. Next, slide 13 gold 11/0 seed beads onto a headpin to make a bead charm. Use a jump ring to attach the charm to the wire loop on the pendant.
Step 2:
For the chain, use 24 gauge wire & seed beads to make bead links. Attach the links directly to one another until you've reached your desired length. I made two 11" pieces of bead chain, and then attached each end to the gemstone pendant with jump rings (or attach the link directly to the pendant).
Step 3:
For the seed bead pendant necklace, you'll need 13 head pins. On the first headpin (which will be the one in the center), slide on 8 pink, 2 gold, 2 transparent rainbow light topaz, 2 more gold, and 7 opaque rainbow white 11/0 seed beads. The six headpins to the left & right will be the same, except reduce the opaque white seed bead by one each time. Next, make a bead link with a 20 gauge piece of wire. Slide on the headpins in the order shown in the picture, with each separated by an 8/0 seed bead. Use jump rings to attach your desired length of chain to each end of the link (I used two 7" pieces of chain). Lastly, I placed small drops of super glue in between the drops so they don't move around.

Buy Products from this Design

Satin Hamilton Gold (plated) Half Flat Delicate Cable Chain

Measurements: 4x2.5mm links

per foot: $1.40
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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Love your necklace and the name is perfect. All of the colors look fantastic together.

  2. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Soft & delicate colors–nice name for the set. I really like the pattern & effect of the seed bead drop focal. I enjoy your creations each week. :)

  3. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Once again some very exciting pieces from you, Elaina. The directions are always so clearly written. I look forward to Thursdays, especially since I am those seniors, in this pandemic.

  4. BevB
    BevB says:

    Perfect name for your beautiful creations! I agree with all of the above comments.

  5. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Totally agree, too!

  6. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    Great necklace Elaina!! The seed bead fringe is a super idea!

  7. Elaina at Lima
    Elaina at Lima says:

    Thanks everyone!!

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