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Sol Dorado Necklace Set

About this design:

I love these new Czech Glass sun coins- they're perfect for adding a simple focal piece to your designs! For this necklace set, I paired them with African brass, Czech glass rondelles, seed beads, coconut, and gold & bronze organic tubes.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Czech Glass Sun Coin
  • African Trade Beads in Vanilla
  • Czech Glass Fire Polished Rondelles
  • Coconut Shell Rondelles
  • African Brass Rice
  • Nunn Design Organic Tubes
  • Seed Beads in Gold & Bronze
  • Beading Wire
  • Crimp Tubes
  • Crimp Covers
  • Headpin
  • Jump Rings
  • Lobster Clasps
  • 24 Gauge Wire

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
For the bracelet, measure a piece of beading wire to be a little longer than needed to fit your wrist. Make a small loop at one end & secure with a crimp tube & cover. Slide the beads onto the wire in the order shown in the picture. Make another loop at the end & secure with a crimp tube & cover. Attach a lobster clasp & jump ring to the loops at the end.
Step 2:
For the necklace, begin by making a bead charm with a headpin & a sun coin. Use seed beads & Czech glass to make two bead links & attach them directly to the sun coin charm.
Step 3:
Use wire to make bead links (connected directly to one another) with the Czech glass, Nunn Design Tubes, seed beads, & coconut until you've reached your desired length. Finish by attaching a lobster clasp & jump ring to the ends.

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2.5" tube
1$2.30
2-4$2.04
5+$1.89
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Measurements: 1.4mm hole/15 gauge

2.5" tube
$2.10

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Measurements: 1.4mm hole/15 gauge




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  1. BevB
    BevB says:

    Love this set!

  2. Pearls Pearls
    Pearls Pearls says:

    Great mix of colors and types of beads (metals, glass and organic matter), all mixed up in such a pleasing and elegant composition. I really love these pieces.

  3. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    The organic tubes with the sun focal beads create a natural design that is very appealing. Nice work Elaina :)

  4. kye
    kye says:

    Nifty set! Those tubes are really interesting additions to your design.

  5. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Very nice Elaina. I also love the tubes. Hadn’t seen them before. Lovely sun set.

  6. Chali-o
    Chali-o says:

    How pretty! great design!

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    C Kaminski says:

    How long did the necklace measure (not including the focal piece)? Love this design!

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