Orange Flower Necklace
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Orange Flower Necklace

A bright and beautiful necklace you can make yourself. As seen in Bead and Button Magazine.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Dyed Jade Nugget, 10x14mm – Orange
  • Round Bone Carved Flower, 13mm – Yellow
  • Dyed Jade Lentil, 12mm – Orange
  • Ceramic Beads – Red/Orange (Round)
  • Metal Plated Round, 8mm – Multi-color
  • Metal Plated Round, 6mm –Multi-color
  • Luster Glass Faceted Rondelle – Amber
  • Dyed Howlite Round, 10mm – Turquoise
  • Pendant – Coral Fossil
  • Suede Flowers
  • Jewelry Essentials™ Cord, 1mm – Brown
  • Head Pins, 2"
  • Flush Cutters
  • Chain Nose Pliers (2)
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Super Glue
 

Project Instructions

Using 55" of leather cording, bring ends together. Form a lark's head knot in the center of fossil coral pendant. Bring ends together and form a simple knot at the base of the pendant.

Separate cords and form a simple knot ¼" above pendant on each side. String round, metal, nugget, metal, round, rondelle, round, flower, lentil, flower, round, nugget, metal, rondelle, flower, round, nugget, round, metal, lentil, rondelle, round and then form a simple knot. Form another ¼" knot above two times. Repeat on other side of necklace.

Using 2" head pin string rondelle, blue suede flower, and form a simple loop. Attach flower to left bottom of necklace. Using 2" head pin string turquoise, orange suede flower, and form a simple loop. Attach flower to front of lark's head knot on pendant. Using 2" head pin string metal, green suede flower and then form a simple loop. Attach flower between round and metal beads on the bottom right side of necklace.

Using 52" of leather cording string nugget, round, rondelle, 6mm, lentil, round, nugget, round, rondelle, round 6mm, lentil, 6mm, nugget, round, rondelle, nugget, rondelle, lentil, 6mm, nugget, round, flower. For other side, repeat string in reverse order after flower. Form a simple knot on each end of cord.

Bringing both necklaces together, form a connecting simple knot on each side of necklace.

Trim shortest strand on each side and dab super glue on knot.

Coil one of the trimmed strands five times around crossed cords on necklace. Slip ends of cord back through coiled strands and pull tight. Form a simple knot and trim ends.

Form a simple knot on necklace strand, string turquoise, form a simple knot, round and form a simple knot. Trim end. Repeat on other side.

Tips

For this necklace you will learn how to form a simple knot, lark's head knot and loop.