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Flower and Leaf Beaded Necklace
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Flower and Leaf Beaded Necklace

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: Blue Moon Beads

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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 38 round 6mm cracked beads, green
  • 27 frosted glass flower beads, green
  • 6 frosted glass leaf beads, green
  • 14 round flower spacers, silver
  • 4 crimp beads silver
  • Lobster clasp, silver
  • 6-ft tiger tail
  • Wire cutters
  • Crimper pliers

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Cut three 24"-lengths of tiger tail; string 3 flower beads on center of each strand.
  2. String necklace on one side, passing the 3 tiger tail ends together through in the following order: 6mm cracked bead, flower spacer, leaf bead, flower spacer and 6mm cracked bead.
  3. Split tiger tail ends; string 3 flower beads on each strand.
  4. Pass the 3 tiger tail ends together through: 6mm cracked bead, flower spacer, leaf bead, flower spacer, 6mm cracked bead, flower spacer, leaf bead, flower spacer, 6mm cracked bead and flower spacer.
  5. Repeat steps 2 to 4 on other side of necklace.
  6. Pass the 3 tiger tail ends on one side together through a crimp bead; secure using crimper pliers.
  7. Pass the 3 tiger tail ends on the other side together through a 2nd crimp bead; tighten to arrange flower beads in a ball shape. Secure crimp bead.
  8. Cut 2 of 3 tiger tails on one side of necklace.
  9. String fourteen 6mm cracked beads. These beads have rather large holes, so 1st bead will completely cover secured crimp bead.
  10. Attach lobster clasp using crimping technique.
  11. Repeat steps 8 through 10 on other side of necklace.
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