Alana Necklace

PROJECT N2299
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
Beautiful Czech Fire Polished rounds and rondelles are strung in a trio of necklaces combined using a strand reducer and toggle clasp from TierraCast. NOTE: This project has more components than could be listed on the project page. For the complete list, please consult the 'Instructions' tab or download the Printer Friendly PDF.
Instructions
This necklace measure about 20 inches to about 22 inches.
  1. Cut your chains into the following lengths. You can use inches or links as your guide. Gold chain: two sections of 6 inches each or 47 links each. Silver chain: two sections of 5 inches each or 40 links each and two sections of 7 inches each or 54 links each. Set these aside.
  2. Then cut three lengths of beading wire 12 inches each. Place the bead stopper about two inches from one end of each cord. String on the beads in the following order.
  3. One 6mm fire polished bead, one 6x3mm rondelle. Repeat 3 times, and add one 6mm fire polished bead. Then string on one 8x4mm rondelle, one 8mm fire polished bead. Repeat 9 times, and add one 8x4mm rondelle. Finally one 6mm fire polished bead, one 6x3mm rondelle. Repeat 3 times, and add one 6mm fire polished bead.
  4. Strand one: Use the Silver Rondelles and Green Iris beads. You will finish with silver chain and findings. (See Video Below for Instruction)
  5. Strand two: Use the Gold Rondelles and Antique Copper beads. Finish with gold chain and findings.
  6. Strand three: Use the Hematite Rondelles and the Jet Rainbow and Blue Iris beads. Finish with silver chain and findings.
  7. Once you have your strung components finished, please watch our video: How to Combine Chain and Strung Jewelry. In this video you will learn how to attach the chains and finish the strung jewelry. You will see one completed, simply repeat for all six ends with their lengths of chain accordingly, as shown in the video. once you have all three strands completed you will attach each end to the strand reducer with jump rings and finally attach the toggle clasp with jump rings as well.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • FJR-9117 - TierraCast Pewter, Small Open Jump Rings 5.4mm, 50 Pieces, 22K Gold Plated
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-1755 - TierraCast Maker's Collection, Toggle Clasps, Hammered Craftsman 16.5mm, 1 Set, 22K Gold Plated
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FCO-3040 - TierraCast 22K Gold Plated Pewter 3-Strand Reducer Bead Bars 14.8mm (2)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-69593 - Beadalon Beading Wire Gold Color 19 Strand .015 Inch / 15 Feet
    Project uses 36 Inches. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-0732 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Round 6mm, 25 Pieces, Green Iris Full-Coat
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-0736 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Round 8mm, 25 Pieces, Green Iris Full-Coat
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-0704 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Rondelle 8x4mm, 36 Pieces, Silver Full-Coat
    Project uses 11 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-0701 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Rondelle 6x3mm, 50 Pieces, Silver Full-Coat
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-00055 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Round 6mm, 25 Pieces, Jet Rainbow Iris
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-0702 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Rondelle 6x3mm, 50 Pieces, Hematite Full-Coat
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-0705 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Rondelle 8x4mm, 36 Pieces, Hematite Full-Coat
    Project uses 11 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-0735 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Round 8mm, 25 Pieces, Blue Iris Full-Coat
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-0733 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Round 8mm, 25 Pieces, Antique Copper Full-Coat
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-0729 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Round 6mm, 25 Pieces, Antique Copper Full-Coat
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-0703 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Rondelle 8x4mm, 36 Pieces, Aurum Gold Full-Coat
    Project uses 11 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-0700 - Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Rondelle 6x3mm, 50 Pieces, Aurum Gold Full-Coat
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-98974 - 22K Gold Plated Rolo Chain, 4.8mm, by the Foot
    Project uses 1 Foot. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-98972 - Silver Plated Rolo Chain, 4.8mm, by the Foot
    Project uses 2 Feet. You will need 2 packages.

  • FCR-9001 - Crimp Bead Covers, 4mm, 50 Pieces, Silver Plated
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-4165 - Wire & Thread Protectors, .024 Inch Loops, 50 Pieces, Silver Plated
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1715 - The Beadsmith Crimp Beads, Tube 2x2mm, 100 Pieces, Silver Plated
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-4166 - Wire & Thread Protectors, .024 Inch Loops, 50 Pieces, 22K Gold Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-9007 - Crimp Beads, Tube 2x2mm, 100 Pieces, Gold Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-9018 - Crimp Bead Covers, 4mm, 50 Pieces, Gold Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-113 - Bead Buddy, Bead Bugs Bead Stoppers Combo Pack Mini + Regular, 8 Pieces
  • XTL-5608 - Xuron 4 In 1 Crimping Pliers - Works On 1, 2 And 3mm Crimps!
  • XTL-0020 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
  • PL5222 - Tronex Tools, Flush Cutter Pliers with Standard Handle and Tip Protector 5 Inches Long, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme Special Occasion
Ingredients FJR-9117, FCL-1755, FCO-3040, XCR-69593, BCP-0732, BCP-0736, BCP-0704, BCP-0701, BCP-00055, BCP-0702, BCP-0705, BCP-0735, BCP-0733, BCP-0729, BCP-0703, BCP-0700,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
TierraCast Pewter, Small Open Jump Rings 5.4mm, 50 Pieces, 22K Gold Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.05 / Package | SKU: FJR-9117
TierraCast Maker's Collection, Toggle Clasps, Hammered Craftsman 16.5mm, 1 Set, 22K Gold Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Set.
$3.59 / Package | SKU: FCL-1755
TierraCast 22K Gold Plated Pewter 3-Strand Reducer Bead Bars 14.8mm (2)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$3.55 / Package | SKU: FCO-3040
Beadalon Beading Wire Gold Color 19 Strand .015 Inch / 15 Feet
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$11.99 / Package | SKU: XCR-69593
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Round 6mm, 25 Pieces, Green Iris Full-Coat
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: BCP-0732
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Round 8mm, 25 Pieces, Green Iris Full-Coat
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$2.69 / Package | SKU: BCP-0736
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Rondelle 8x4mm, 36 Pieces, Silver Full-Coat
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 36 Pieces.
$7.75 / Package | SKU: BCP-0704
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Rondelle 6x3mm, 50 Pieces, Silver Full-Coat
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$6.59 / Package | SKU: BCP-0701
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Round 6mm, 25 Pieces, Jet Rainbow Iris
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: BCP-00055
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Rondelle 6x3mm, 50 Pieces, Hematite Full-Coat
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$6.59 / Package | SKU: BCP-0702
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Rondelle 8x4mm, 36 Pieces, Hematite Full-Coat
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 36 Pieces.
$7.45 / Package | SKU: BCP-0705
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Round 8mm, 25 Pieces, Blue Iris Full-Coat
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$2.69 / Package | SKU: BCP-0735
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Round 8mm, 25 Pieces, Antique Copper Full-Coat
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$4.35 / Package | SKU: BCP-0733
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Round 6mm, 25 Pieces, Antique Copper Full-Coat
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$2.35 / Package | SKU: BCP-0729
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Rondelle 8x4mm, 36 Pieces, Aurum Gold Full-Coat
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 36 Pieces.
$13.99 / Package | SKU: BCP-0703
Czech Fire Polished Glass Beads, Rondelle 6x3mm, 50 Pieces, Aurum Gold Full-Coat
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$13.99 / Package | SKU: BCP-0700
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Xuron 4 In 1 Crimping Pliers - Works On 1, 2 And 3mm Crimps!
Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$32.99 / Package | SKU: XTL-0020

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