Citrine Necklace
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Citrine Necklace

Combine a beautiful mix of stones and pearls and you’ll have a stunning necklace that can go from casual to formal in an instant.

Designed by Larisma Purba for Halcraft USA, Inc.

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • 40x30mm Simulated Stone: Glass Tigerskin (1 piece)
  • White Fresh Water Pearls (23 pieces)
  • Citrine Chips (28 inches)
  • Coral Stone (26 pieces)
  • Tiger Tail
  • Crimp Beads
  • Lobster Claw Clasp
  • Jump Rings
 

Project Instructions

Attach a jump ring to the loop of a lobster claw clasp. Attach a second jump ring to the first jump ring.
 

Attach a 22” length of tiger tail to the second jump ring using a crimp bead; leave a short end of approximately 1” and then flatten the crimp bead securely. Be certain to enclose the short end of the wire in the first 8 or 9 beads of the strand to add stability and to provide a more finished look.
 

String 12 chips, pearl, 3 chips, coral stone, 7 chips, pearl, 6 chips, stone, 6 chips, pearl, 5 chips, stone, 4 chips, pearl, 2 chips, stone, 6 chips, pearl, 4 chips, stone, 5 chips, pearl, 2 chips, stone, 3 chips, pearl. Place a piece of tape or a bead stopper on the end of this strand for now.
 

Attach a 25” length of tiger tail as in prior step and string 11 chips, stone, 9 chips, pearl, 6 chips, stone, 3 chips, pearl, 3 chips, stone, 3 chips, pearl, 3 chips, stone, 3 chips, pearl, 4 chips, stone, 3 chips, pearl, 3 chips, stone, 4 chips, pearl, 4 chips, stone, 3 chips. Thread the end of the wire through the last stone, 3 chips and pearl on the first wire and secure them together as before.
 

Attach a 27” length of tiger tail as before and string 13 chips, stone, 13 chips, pearl, 11 chips, stone, 4 chips, pearl, 4 chips, stone, 4 chips, pearl, 4 chips, stone, 6 chips, pearl, 5 chips, stone, 4 chips, pearl, 4 chips, stone, 4 chips, pearl, 4 chips, stone, 4 chips, pearl, 4 chips, stone, 3 chips. Thread the wire through the last pearl on the prior two strands.
 

Join all three wires and thread through the tigerskin bead and through a pearl.
 

Separate the wires and if needed, secure the remaining two strands as before to hold the beads in place while completing each strand.
 

On one strand, string 7 chips, pearl, 6 chips, stone, 4 chips. Add a crimp bead, thread the wire through a jump ring, reverse the wire and thread back through the crimp bead and approximately 7 or 8 beads on the strand. Tighten the beads along the strand so that they sit together securely without being too tight, flatten the crimp bead and clip excess wire close to beads.
 

Thread the remaining two strands through a stone and then separate them stringing the first one with 5 chips, stone, 4 chips, stone, 3 chips and a crimp bead. Finish strand as in prior step.
 

On the last strand, string 8 chips, pearl, 6 chips, stone, 3 chips and a crimp bead; finish as before.

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