Shell Pendant Necklace
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Shell Pendant Necklace

A carved shell pendant make a stunning focal accent for this pendant necklace. Designed by Molly Schaller for Bead Gallery
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Bead Gallery 4mm Amethyst Rounds, 6
  • Bead Gallery 6mm Amethyst Rounds, 6
  • Bead Gallery 8mm Bali Style Bead Caps, 4
  • Bead Gallery 3x6mm Faceted Amethyst Glass Rondelles, 8
  • Bead Gallery 1x5mm Bali Style Rondelles, 14
  • Bead Gallery 3x4mm Silver Bali Style Rondelles, 22
  • Bead Gallery 5x6mm Jet Rice Pearls, 6
  • Bead Gallery 15x12mm Abalone Shell Ovals, 4
  • Bead Gallery 8mm Flat Amber Shell Squares, 4
  • Bead Gallery 7x8mm Purple Potatoes Pearl, 33
  • Bead Gallery 8mm Faceted Amethyst Rounds, 2
  • Bead Gallery 10mm Puffed Fluorite Squares, 2
  • Bead Gallery 7mm Twisted Wire Bead Caps, 4
  • Bead Gallery 10mm Step-Faceted Amethyst Rounds, 2
  • Bead Gallery Large Amethyst Teeth, 38
  • Bead Gallery 8x9mm Cream Potato Pearls, 2
  • Bead Gallery Silver Natural Sticks, 38
  • Bead Gallery 43x50mm Abalone Carved Flower With Pearl Center Pendant
  • Bead Gallery Silver 2-Strand Filigree Clasp
  • Beadalon Silver French Wire, .6mm, 1 ½-Inch
  • Beadalon Crimp Tubes, #3 Silver, 4
  • Beadalon 19-Strand Silver Flexible Beading Wire .018-Inch
  • Wire Cutters
  • Crimping Pliers
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Cut the French wire into four 3/8-inch pieces.


Step: 2

Cut the beading wire into 2 20-inch pieces.


Step: 3

Onto the piece of beading wire, string 1 crimp tube and 1 piece of French wire. Pass the wire through the loop of the clasp and back through the crimp tube. Remove excess slack and pull wire so that the French wire covers the wire that passes through the loop of the clasp. Crimp the tubes.


Step: 4

String 2 4mm amethyst rounds, 1 small Bali style rondelle, 1 3x6mm faceted amethyst glass rondelle, 1 small Bali style rondelle, 1 3x6mm faceted amethyst glass rondelle, 1 small Bali style rondelle, 1 3x6mm faceted amethyst glass rondelle, 1 small Bali style rondelle, 1 6mm amethyst round, 1 small Bali style rondelle, 1 6mm amethyst round, 1 small Bali style rondelle, 1 6mm amethyst round, 1 small Bali style rondelle, 1 amber shell square, 1 Bali bead cap, 1 8mm faceted amethyst round, 1 Bali bead cap, 1 fluorite puffed square, 1 twisted wire bead cap, 1 step-faceted amethyst glass round and 1 twisted wire bead cap.


Step: 5

String 1 silver natural stick and 1 large amethyst tooth. Repeat 16 more times. String 1 cream potato pearl.


Step: 6

String the flower pendant and repeat steps 3 through 5 in reverse order, attaching the strand to the corresponding half of the clasp.


Step: 7

Using the second piece of beading wire, repeat step 3, attaching the strand to the second (inner) loop of the clasp.


Step: 8

String 1 4mm amethyst round, 1 small Bali style rondelle, 1 3x6mm faceted amethyst glass rondelle, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 3 purple potato pearls, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 1 rice pearl, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 3 purple potato pearls, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 1 abalone shell oval and 1 large Bali style rondelle, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 3 purple potato pearls, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 1 rice pearl, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 3 purple potato pearls, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 1 abalone shell oval, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 3 purple potato pearls, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 1 rice pearl, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 3 purple potato pearls, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 1 rice pearl, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 3 purple potato pearls, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 1 abalone shell oval and 1 large Bali style rondelle, 3 purple potato pearls, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 1 rice pearl, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 3 purple potato pearls, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 1 abalone shell oval and 1 large Bali style rondelle, 3 purple potato pearls, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 1 rice pearl, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 3 purple potato pearls, 1 large Bali style rondelle, 1 3x6mm faceted amethyst glass rondelle, 1 small Bali style rondelle and 1 4mm amethyst round.


Step: 9

Repeat step 3, attaching the inner strand to the corresponding loop of the clasp.


Tips

Refer to photo to complete project.

Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.