Bewitch & Beguile Me Necklace
Let this necklace bewitch and beguile you!
Designed by Erin Prais-Hintz.
- Glass Rounds – Cobalt Blue (30)
- Crystal Tear Drop Slides – Blue (3)
- Iris Bicone Crystals, 6mm – Blue (7)
- Iris Faceted Rondelle, 3mm – Blue (3)
- Glass Seed Beads, 11/0 – Gold
- Filigree Spacer Beads – Gold-plated (13)
- Craft Wire – Gold-plated (~6")
- Jump Rings, 6mm – Gold-plated (3)
- S-hook Clasp – Gold-plated
- Beadalon® 19-strand Beading Wire (19")
- Crimp Tubes (2)
- Flat Nose Pliers
- Crimping Pliers
- Round Nose Pliers
- Bead Stoppers
Step 1 Cut the craft wire into three 2" sections. Use the largest part of the round nose pliers to make a U-shaped bend at about ¾". String the 3mm blue iris rondelle. Cross the wire and use the shortest side to wrap securely twice. Trim the remaining wire. String one gold filigree bead and one 6mm bicone crystal. Make a wrapped loop at the top to secure. Repeat two more times.
Step 2 Open the three jump rings and attach the beaded dangles from Step 1 to the bottom point of the blue crystal sliders.
Step 3 On the beading wire, string the following: one filigree bead, one slider, one filigree bead, one crystal, one filigree bead, one slider, one filigree bead, one crystal, one filigree bead, one slider, one filigree bead. Use the bead stopper to secure the beads.
Step 4 On one side string the following: one blue round, one gold seed bead, one filigree bead, one bicone, one filigree bead.
Step 5 Continue stringing in the following pattern: one blue round, one gold seed bead. Repeat Step 5 ten more times, ending with a blue round.
Step 6 Add the crimp tube, string 12 gold seed beads and run wire back through the crimp tube. Crimp the tube securely.
Step 7 Repeat Steps 3-5 for the other side of the wire.
Step 8 Close the necklace with the S hook clasp.