Nautical Charm Necklace
Set sail with this beautiful nautical themed charmed necklace. Bead Gallery® has many different charms for making themed necklaces and bracelets.
Designed by Denise Yezbak Moore.
- Charm Gallery Charm – Shell, Sea Horse, Starfish, Fleur- de-lis, Ship's Wheel, Lighthouse, Skull, Sea Turtle, Flip-flop, Dolphin, Sand Dollar, Sun, Anchor, Daisy and Open Heart
- Shell Round, 8mm – Aqua
- Dyed Bamboo Coral Stick
- Step Faceted, 4mm – Opaque Aqua (4mm)
- Opaque Glass, 6x8mm – Light Sapphire
- Jump Rings, 6mm
- Toggle Clasp – Brushed Silver
- Rolo Chain – Brushed Silver
- Jump Rings, 10mm
- Head Pins , 2"
- Flush Cutters
- Chain Nose Pliers (2)
- Round Nose Pliers
The chain is purchased in three 7½" lengths. Using flush cutters, count five links down and cut at joint. Remove the five links. Repeat one time leaving one length of chain the same. Connect the three lengths using a link of the cut chain. Repeat on other side. Using jump ring attached at the left end of chain, connect toggle. Using two 6mm jump rings attach toggle clasp to the right side of chain.
Using 6mm jump rings, connect charms in the following order: Center – skull. Right of skull, skip one link and connect shell, daisy, starfish, dolphin, anchor, fleur-de-lis and heart. Left of skull, skip one link and connect sand dollar, sun, ship's wheel, lighthouse, flip-flop, sea turtle and sea horse.
Using 2" head pin, string 4mm, coral, and form a simple loop. Repeat 15 times. Starting at center – skull, use 6mm jump ring to connect coral loop to each side of skull. On left and right side – connect one coral loop to the 6mm jump ring, which holds charm on the back side.
Using 2" head pin, string aqua and form a simple loop. Repeat 15 times. Using 6mm jump ring, connect aqua loop to link on every loop in which a charm dangles.
Using 10mm jump ring, string Opaque and attach to loop on which every dangle hangs. You will repeat this 15 times.