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Holiday Flair Necklace

Crafting Time:
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Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Darice
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 2 strands freshwater pearls
  • Light Siam Preciosa crystals: 3mm, 6mm
  • 10mm Capri fire polish beads
  • Darice® Tonal Duets™ Filigree with Crystal Post Earrings
  • Antique flower spacers
  • Silver bead caps
  • Glass rainbow seed beads
  • Jill Mackay Collection crystal magnetic clasp
  • Jewelry wire
  • 10mm toggle
  • 2" silver eyepins
  • 2" silver headpins
  • 4mm jump ring
  • 1.3mm crimp beads
  • Round nose pliers
  • Bead stops
  • Crimpers
  • Wire cutters

DIRECTIONS:
1. Cut a 22" length of jewelry wire. Slide on a crimp bead and the clasp; bring wire back through the crimp bead. Crimp the crimp bead. Repeat with another 22" length of jewelry wire.
2. Strand 1 – inner strand: string a seed bead, 3 pearls, seed bead, 3mm crystal, spacer, 6mm Siam, spacer, 3mm crystal, seed bead, 6 pearls, seed bead, 3mm crystal, spacer, bead cap, 10mm Capri, bead cap, spacer, 3mm crystal, seed bead, 6 pearls, seed bead, 3mm crystal, spacer, 6mm Siam, spacer, 3mm crystal, seed bead.
3. Continue to repeat pattern of 5 more sets of 6 pearls alternating capped Capri beads with 6mm Siam crystals. End strand with a capped Capri bead and 2 seed beads. Complete strand with a crimp bead and slide wire through clasp loop; bring wire back through the crimp bead and several beads. Crimp the crimp bead and trim off any excess wire.
4. Strand 2 – outer strand: String on a seed bead, spacer, bead cap, 10mm Capri, bead cap, spacer, seed bead, 3mm crystal, spacer, Siam, spacer, 3mm crystal, and seed bead. Repeat pattern again.
5. String on 3 pearls, seed bead, 3mm crystal, spacer, 6mm Siam, spacer, 3mm crystal, seed bead.
6. Repeat pattern in step four 8 times. Follow with 3 pearls, seed bead, 3mm crystal, spacer, 6mm Siam, spacer, 3mm crystal, seed bead, spacer, bead cap, 10mm Capri, bead cap, spacer, seed bead, 3 pearls, 2 seed beads and a crimp bead. Slide wire through clasp loop and bring wire back through the crimp bead and several beads. Crimp the crimp bead and trim off any excess wire.
7. Beaded dangles: Take a 2" eye pin and slide on a seed bead, 3mm crystal, spacer, 6mm Siam, spacer, 3mm crystal and a seed bead. Bend the pin at a 45° angle; leave about 1/4" at end and trim off any excess wire. Make a loop with the round-nose pliers. Bead a 2" head pin with a seed bead, 3mm crystal, spacer, bead cap, 10mm Capri, bead cap, spacer, 3mm crystal, seed bead. Bend wire, trim and loop. Attach to beaded eye pin. Open a jump ring, slide on eye pin and attach to loop of the clasp.
8. Bead another eye pin with seed bead, 3mm crystal, pearl, 3mm crystal, seed bead. Bead a head pin with seed bead, pearl, 3mm crystal and a seed bead. Bend wire, trim and loop. Attach to beaded eye pin. Open a jump ring, slide on eye pin and attach to loop of the clasp.

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