Purple Pizzicato Necklace
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Purple Pizzicato Necklace

Designed by Molly Schaller.
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • 16- 12x8mm faceted amethyst iris ovals
  • 40- 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst ovals
  • 20- 6mm faceted amethyst iris rounds
  • 12- 10mm faceted multi-iris lentils
  • 16- 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris rondelles
  • 16- 10mm faceted amethyst iris rounds
  • 2- 13x22 faceted amethyst iris ovals
  • 27- 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris teardrops
  • 16- 6x8mm faceted amethyst teardrops
  • 2- 25x25mm square amethyst and gold sliders
  • 150- gold eyepins
  • 13- gold headpins
  • 12- 6mm gold jumprings
  • 1- gold filigree two loop clasp
  • Tools:
  • Wire Cutters
  • Round-nose Pliers
  • 2- Chain-Nose Pliers
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Slide 1 12x8mm faceted amethyst iris oval onto an eyepin. Make a simple loop. Repeat with remaining 12x8mm faceted amethyst iris ovals, 40 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst ovals, 20 6mm faceted amethyst iris rounds, 12 10mm faceted multi-iris lentils, 16 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris rondelles, 16 10mm faceted amethyst iris rounds, 2 13x22 faceted amethyst iris ovals, 16 6x8mm faceted amethyst teardrops, and 14 (reserving 13) 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris teardrops.

Step 2 Slide 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris teardrop onto a headpin. Make a simple loop. Repeat with remaining 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris teardrops.

Step 3 To create the innermost strand connect the following links: 1 6mm faceted amethyst iris round and 1 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst oval. Repeat 8 more times.

Step 4 Repeat step 3 to create the second half of strand 1.

Step 5 To create the second strand connect the following links: 1 10mm faceted multi iris lentil, 1 10mm faceted amethyst iris round, 1 10mm faceted multi iris lentil, 1 10mm faceted amethyst iris round, 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst teardrop, 1 12x8mm faceted amethyst iris oval, 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst teardrop, 1 10mm faceted amethyst iris round, 1 10mm faceted multi iris lentil, 1 10mm faceted amethyst iris round, 1 10mm faceted multi iris lentil, 1 10mm faceted amethyst iris round, 1 12x8mm faceted amethyst iris oval, 1 6mm faceted amethyst iris round, and 1 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst oval.

Step 6 Repeat step 5 to create the second half of strand 2.

Step 7 To create the third strand connect the following links: 1 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst oval, 1 12x8mm faceted amethyst iris oval, 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst teardrop, 1 12x8mm faceted amethyst iris oval, 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst teardrop, 1 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst oval, 1 13x22 faceted amethyst iris oval, 1 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst oval, 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst teardrop, 1 12x8mm faceted amethyst iris oval, 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst teardrop, 1 13x22 faceted amethyst iris oval, and 1 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst oval.

Step 8 Repeat step 7 to create the second half of strand 3.

Step 9 To create the fourth strand connect the following links: 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris rondelle, 1 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst oval, 1 10mm faceted multi-iris lentil, 1 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst oval, 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris rondelle, 1 10mm faceted amethyst iris round, 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris rondelle, 1 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst oval, 1 10mm faceted multi-iris lentil, 1 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst oval, 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris rondelle, 1 10mm faceted amethyst iris round, 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris rondelle, 1 10mm faceted amethyst iris round, 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris rondelle, and 1 4x6mm faceted AB amethyst oval.

Step 10 Repeat step 9 to create the second half of strand 4.

Step 11 Open a jumpring and put the final loops of strand 1 and strand 2 as well as the innermost loop of the clasp onto the jumpring. Close the jumpring. Repeat on second half of clasp with second strands.

Step 12 Open a jumpring and put the final loops of strands 3 and 4 as well as the outermost loop of the clasp onto the jumpring. Close the jumpring. Repeat on second half of clasp with second strands.

Step 13 Connect the two pieces of strand 1 with a jumpring at the end that begins with a 6mm faceted amethyst iris round.

Step 14 Use a jumpring to connect the two square amethyst and gold sliders at their corners.

Step 15 Open a jumpring and pass it through the corner of one amethyst and gold slider opposite the one that is connected to the other slider and add the jumpring connecting the first links of the two innermost strands. Close the jumpring.

Step 16 Use jumprings to attach the second strands to the topmost loop of the slider on either side of the innermost strand.

Step 17 Use jumprings to attach the third strands to the second loops down on the slider

Step 18 Use jumprings to attach the fourth strands to the third loops down on the slider.

Step 19 Create the pendant dangles by connecting 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris teardrop links and then a 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris teardrop drop.

Step 20 Repeat step 19 6 more times for a total of 7 long dangles.

Step 21 Attach 1 6x8mm faceted amethyst iris teardrop drop to each of the topmost amethyst and gold slider's lower loops, so that there are three on each side.

Step 22 Attach 1 long dangle to each of the lower loops of the bottom amethyst and gold slider's lower loops.