Red & Green Medley

Red & Green Medley

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Darice
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Additional Information



  • Red gemstone beads
  • Green marble beads
  • Polished red oval marble beads
  • Fire polish round green beads
  • Gold glass pearls, 4mm & 8mm
  • Gold-lined seed beads
  • Jewelry wire
  • Lobster clasp
  • 2" gold eyepins
  • 4mm jump ring
  • 1.3mm crimp beads
  • Round-nose pliers
  • Soft-jawed pliers
  • Crimpers
  • Wire cutters

1. Take a 2" eyepin and string on green marble, red oval marble, seed bead and 4mm gold pearl. 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.
2. Repeat step one 5 more times. Set aside.
3. Cut a 22" length of jewelry wire. Slide on a crimp bead and lobster clasp, loop the wire back through the crimp bead and crimp.
4. String on a seed bead, fire polish (fp) green bead and a red gemstone. Repeat pattern of red and green 14 times.
5. Slide on an 8mm gold pearl, (fp) green, red gemstone, (fp) green.
6. Repeat pattern 2 more times.
7. Slide on a seed bead and a beaded eyepin. Follow with an (fp) green.
8. Continue pattern in step 5, with a seed bead and beaded head pin in between each set. Repeat pattern of the pearls 3 more times after beaded eyepins.
9. String the remainder of the necklace with the pattern of (fp) green and red gemstones.
10. Finish necklace with a crimp bead and a jump ring – bring wire back through the crimp bead and several beads. Crimp the crimp bead and trim off any excess wire.