Turquoise & Silver Necklace
Create beautiful beaded jewelry to accent any outfit, whether dressy or casual. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to look like a million bucks!
4mm Round Turquoise Beads (1 strand, BM13362)
10mm Round Turquoise Beads (9, BM13363)
Bead Cones (2, BM11607)
Silver Chain (1, BM11647)
6mm Jump Rings (3)
Eye Pins (69)
Head Pins (2)
- Wire Cutters
- Round Nose Pliers
- Chain Nose Pliers
Slide one 4mm Round Turquoise Bead onto an eye pin. Make a simple loop. Click to see technique for making loop. Repeat eighteen additional times. Join all 19 4mm Turquoise Bead connectors into a beaded chain.
Cut an 8½-inch length from the silver chain. Use a 6mm jump ring to attach one end each of silver chain and beaded chain (made in previous step) to top pendant loop. Use a 6mm jump ring to attach other ends to one side of lobster clasp.
Repeat Step: 2 to create another beaded chain from 37 4mm Round Turquoise Beads. Use a 6mm jump ring to attach this beaded chain to the loop located slightly above bottom pendant loop.
Cut seven ¾-inch lengths of silver chain.
Slide one 10mm Round Turquoise Bead onto an eye pin. Make a simple loop. Repeat six additional times. Join all 7 10mm Round Turquoise Bead connectors into a beaded chain, alternating them with the ¾-inch chain lengths.
Cut a 5-inch length of silver chain and attach it to the last 10mm Round Turquoise Bead on the chain made in previous step. Attach ¾-inch ending chain piece to a bottom pendant loop using a 6mm jump ring. Attach other end to the lobster clasp tag using 6mm jump ring.
Create two dangles using 10mm Round Turquoise Beads and bead cones from black dangles.
Attach dangles to the bottom pendant loop.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.