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Mykonos Sands Necklace

About this design:

I love anything that combines seed beads & layering! I wanted to make a colorful, layered necklace while still trying to keep it looking delicate- so I used tiny seed beads & chain to make four separate necklaces. I love the way the blues look next to the gold, and the charms help to add another element of interest.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Seed Beads (11/0 & 8/0)
  • Beading Wire
  • Crimp Tubes & Covers
  • Lobster Clasps
  • Gold Rounds
  • Gold Charms
  • Gold Jump Rings

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Begin with your desired length of beading wire. I made each necklace approx. 14.5-15" long. 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. For some of the necklaces I attached chain to add length, and for others I used only seed beads & gold rounds. Use jump rings to attach the charms.

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30 ft. spool

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    What an attention getter!

  2. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Pretty, light and airy. Love all the charms and the gold beads.

  3. kye
    kye says:

    I think you achieved your goal. Delicate and beautiful.

  4. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Love the color choices and gold accents!

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