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Island Coconut Necklace

About this design:

I am in love the green turquoise hues and the unique shape of the Brazil Amazonite Faceted Diamonds. I paired them with coconut and African Trade beads for a tropical look. I think the diamonds create a beautiful fringe which lays nicely on my décolletage.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • Brazil Amazonite Faceted Diamonds
  • Stringing Cord
  • 5 or 6 mm Jump Rings
  • Crimp Tubes
  • Coconut Beads
  • African Trade Beads/ Magnesite Faceted Round 4mm
  • 11/0 Seed Beads
  • WildFire .006" Thread or Soft Flex Beading Wire .014"
  • One 4mm jump ring
  • 1 clasp
  • Crimping Pliers (recommended)

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Measure the cord around your neck to see where you would like this necklace to lay. Add a few inches extra onto that measurement to allow room for cord ends/finishing touches. Start stringing on the beads in the order shown.
Step 2:
Keep stringing beads on until you have reached your desired length,be sure to leave some room for your crimp tubes and clasp.
Step 3:
Feed the cord up through the crimp tube and through the jump ring. I do this twice for extra security. Use crimp pliers to crimp the tube. Place the crimp cover on top of the tube for a nice clean look.
Step 4:
Use a small jump ring to attach your clasp. Now it's ready to wear!

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Andrea, you have really highlighted the Russian
    Amazonite diamonds. I can see why you love them.

  2. SilverCords aka Judy
    SilverCords aka Judy says:

    This is a gorgeous piece!!

  3. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    Very pretty and unique piece. Love the color and the shape.

  4. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    So lovely Andrea. Amazonite is so pretty with the coconut shell beads.

  5. kye
    kye says:

    Beautiful! Those Amazonite diamonds are gorgeous.

  6. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Andrea, great use of the Amazonite diamonds! They make a stunning focal. Love the island vibe–I can see the tantalizing waters in my mind’s eye….calling…. :)

  7. Andrea at Lima
    Andrea at Lima says:

    I love everyone’s positive feedback, thank you!!!

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