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Black Briolettes Necklace
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Black Briolettes Necklace

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: Blue Moon Beads
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 2 pkgs glass briolettes, black
  • 1 pkg 8mm cathedral beads, black/gold
  • 2 pkg 6mm cathedral beads, black/gold
  • 2 pkg each 4mm & 6mm plastic faceted beads, black
  • Adjustable lobster clasp, gold
  • 24-gauge wire, gold
  • 2 crimp beads, gold
  • Tiger tail, gold
  • Wire cutters
  • Pliers: round-nose, chain-nose, crimper

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Cut twenty-eight 3"-lengths of gold wire.
  2. String a briolette on the middle of a wire. Fold wire to the top. String a 6mm cathedral bead on both wire ends and make a wrapped loop above. Repeat 14 additional times.
  3. Create two 6mm cathedral bead connectors using 3" lengths of gold wire. Attach each to wrapped briolette on the one side.
  4. Create 2 connectors using two 6mm cathedral beads. Create two connectors using three 6mm cathedral beads. Create one connector using four 6mm cathedral beads. Attach them to wrapped briolette on the one side.
  5. Cut 24" of tiger tail. Attach one end of tiger tail to the lobster clasp using crimping technique.
  6. String necklace components on tiger tail in following order:
    (4mm faceted bead, 6mm faceted bead) x 11, 4mm faceted bead, wrapped single briolette, 4mm faceted bead, 8mm cathedral bead, 4mm faceted bead, wrapped briolette with cathedral bead connector, 4mm faceted bead, 8mm cathedral bead, 4mm faceted bead, wrapped single briolette, 4mm faceted bead, 8mm cathedral bead, 4mm faceted bead, wrapped briolette with double-cathedral-bead connector, 4mm faceted bead, 8mm cathedral bead, 4mm faceted bead, wrapped single briolette, 4mm faceted bead, 8mm cathedral bead, 4mm faceted bead, wrapped briolette with triple-cathedral-bead connector, 4mm faceted bead, 8mm cathedral bead, 4mm faceted bead, wrapped single briolette, 4mm faceted bead, 8mm cathedral bead, 4mm faceted bead, wrapped briolette with 4-cathedral-bead connector.
  7. Repeat in reverse for mirrored image.
  8. Attach tiger tail end to lobster clasp bar with crimping technique.
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