Turquoise Semi-precious Pendant Necklace
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Turquoise Semi-precious Pendant Necklace

Create a multi-strand necklace with a focal pendant to coordinate with many wardrobe pieces. Designed by Molly Schaller for Bead Gallery
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Bead Gallery 8x10mm Hemimorphite Ovals, 26
  • Bead Gallery 10mm Ornament Cut Topaz Snowflake Lentil, 3
  • Bead Gallery 15 Howlite Nuggets, 15
  • Bead Gallery 8x9mm Gold Potato Pearls, 5
  • Bead Gallery 12mm Gold Lentil Pearls, 3
  • Bead Gallery 4mm Orange Dyed Jade Rounds, 6
  • Bead Gallery 3mm Howlite Rounds, 19
  • Bead Gallery 6mm Blue Dyed Jade Rounds, 57
  • Bead Gallery 10mm Tiger Eye Puffed Squares, 2
  • Bead Gallery 8x12mm Aqua Dyed Shell Oval
  • Bead Gallery Aqua Dyed Natural Shell Cattle Head, 15
  • Bead Gallery 5x11mm Aventurine Ovals, 31
  • Bead Gallery 6mm Chrysoprase Rounds, 20
  • Bead Gallery 10x15mm Etched Flat Metal Oval
  • Bead Gallery 8x8mm Bali Ovals
  • Bead Gallery 10x12mm Bali Round, 2
  • Bead Gallery 7x8mm Bali Round
  • Bead Gallery 5x7mm Silver Bali Rondelles, 2
  • Bead Gallery 5x2.5mm Silver Bali Rondelles, 2
  • Bead Gallery 50x38x5mm Flat Blue Dyed Gate Flat Teardrop
  • Bead Gallery 7x4mm Silver Bead Caps, 6
  • Bead Gallery #2 Silver Crimp Tubes, 8
  • Bead Gallery Plain Silver Crimp Covers, 8
  • Bead Gallery Bali 4-Loop Clasp
  • Beadalon 49-Strand Flexible Beading Wire, .018-inch, 88 inches
  • Wire Cutters
  • Crimping Pliers
  • Mighty Crimping Pliers
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Cut the beading wire into the following lengths: one 24-inch length, two 22-inch lengths and one 20-inch length.


Step: 2

Slide a crimp tube and the outer loop of the Bali clasp onto the 24-inch piece of beading wire. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube. Crimp with crimping pliers and then use the large crimping pliers to close a crimp cover over the crimp. Trim excess wire.


Step: 3

String 1 3mm Howlite round, 1 4mm orange dyed jade round, 6 hemimorphite ovals, 1 cattle head, 1 small rondelle, 1 tiger eye puffed square, 1 small rondelle, 2 cattle heads, 1 potato pearl, 1 topaz lentil, 4 cattle heads, 1 topaz lentil, 1 cattle head, the pendant, 1 cattle head, 1 10x12mm Bali round, 1 cattle head, 1 tiger eye puffed square, 1 potato pearl, 3 cattle heads, 1 topaz lentil, 2 cattle heads, 1 bead cap, 1 potato pearl, 1 bead cap, 6 hemimorphite ovals, 1 4mm orange dyed jade round, 1 3mm howlite round and 1 crimp tube.


Step: 4

Pass the wire through the corresponding loop of the opposite half of the clasp and back through the crimp tube. Crimp the crimp tube, cover with a crimp cover and trim excess wire.


Step: 5

Repeat step 2 using a 22-inch piece of wire and attaching the strand to the second outermost loop of the clasp. String 1 3mm howlite round, 1 4mm orange dyed jade round, 10 blue dyed jade rounds, 1 large rondelle, 1 shell oval, 1 large rondelle, 9 blue dyed jade rounds, 1 10x12mm Bali round, 9 blue dyed jade rounds, 1 bead cap, 1 potato pearl, 1 bead cap, 13 blue dyed jade rounds, 1 Bali oval, 2 blue dyed jade rounds, 1 bead cap, 1 potato pearl, 1 bead cap, 14 blue dyed jade round, 1 4mm orange dyed jade round, 1 3mm howlite round and 1 crimp tube. Repeat step 4.


Step: 6

Repeat step 2 using a 22-inch piece of wire and attaching the strand to the third loop of the clasp. String 1 3mm howlite round, 2 aventurine ovals, 1 3mm howlite round, 5 aventurine ovals, 3 3mm howlite rounds, 2 aventurine ovals, 1 etched flat metal oval, 3 aventurine ovals, 1 3mm howlite round, 3 aventurine ovals, 1 3mm howlite round, 2 aventurine ovals, 1 3mm howlite round, 3 aventurine ovals, 2 3mm howlite rounds, 2 aventurine ovals, 1 3mm howlite round, 3 aventurine ovals, 1 7x8mm Bali round, 4 aventurine ovals, 1 3mm howlite round, 2 aventurine ovals, 1 3mm howlite round and 1 crimp tube. Repeat step 4.


Step: 7

Repeat step 2 using the 20-inch piece of beading wire and attaching the strand to the innermost loop of the clasp. String 1 3mm howlite round, 1 4mm orange dyed jade round, 7 chrysoprase rounds, 4 howlite nuggets, 1 chrysoprase round, 1 lentil pearl, 1 chrysoprase round, 7 howlite nuggets, 1 chrysoprase round, 1 lentil pearl, 1 chrysoprase round, 2 howlite nuggets, 1 chrysoprase round, 1 lentil pearl, 1 chrysoprase round, 2 howlite nuggets, 7 chrysoprase rounds, 1 4mm orange dyed jade round, 1 3mm howlite round and 1 crimp tube. Repeat step 4.


Tips

Refer to photo to complete project.

Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.