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Sacred Cove Beach Necklace

About this design:

I am in love the patterns and coloration of Larimar. I decided to pair it up with sandy-toned porcelain beads and carnelian for a pop of color.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

You will need a half strand of 8-10x7-9mm Larimar nuggets, half strand of faceted Carnelian rondelles, knotting cord, antique silver curved spacers, porcelain beads, porcelain pendant, a sand dollar charm & button.


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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
I cut around 3' of knotting cord. Start by wrapping the cord around the porcelain focal neatly several times. The create double over hand knot or your favorite knot.
Step 2:
Start stringing on the porcelain beads. String the cord through the bead then over the side of the bead and back through. String on 3 beads on each side of the pendant.
Step 3:
Start knotting. Use a head pin or tack to pull on your knot loop so it is nice and tight up to the bead. String on the beads in the order shown with knots in between each. When you string on the porcelain beads follow Step 2 again.
Step 4:
Create a a second layer with your cord without cutting it. Tie on your sand dollar charm in the middle of the second layer. Then, string on a few porcelain beads follow Step 2.
Step 5:
Tie knots on each side so the necklace layers lay evenly. To finish this necklace tie on the sand dollar button. On the other side tie a loop that just fits the sand dollar button.

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15-16" strand
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15-16" strand
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15-16" strand
1$13.45
2-4$12.37
5+$11.16
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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Andrea, love the Carnelian with the Larimar. The sand porcelains & the sand dollar charm definitely drive home the beach vibe. NIce piece to wear anytime you want to get away to the beach in your mind, especially for some of us that have to drive hours to get there. :)

  2. Andrea at Lima
    Andrea at Lima says:

    Thanks Crystal Canary!

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