Amaranthine Isle Necklace

PROJECT N2195
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
Play with the natural shape and color variations of these Agate Geode Beads and let them sparkle in this strung necklace that is perfect for day dreaming and taking in all the natural beauty that surrounds you.
Instructions
This necklace measures approximately 20 inches. Alter the length of this strung necklace easily by adding or subtracting the small wood beads and silver heishe beads.
  1. Begin by cutting a length of beading wire, 24 inches in length. Place a bead stopper at one end.
  2. String on the beads in the following order: 3 heishe beads, 3 round wood beads, 3 heishe beads, 3 round wood beads, 3 heishe beads, 1 tapered wood bead, 1 heishe bead, 3 amethyst sea glass beads, 1 heishe bead, 1 tapered wood bead, 1 heishe bead, 1 geode bead, 1 hammered flag, 1 geode bead, 1 heishe bead, 1 crystal sea glass bead, 1 heishe bead, 1 geode bead, 1 hammered flag, 1 geode bead, 1 heishe bead, 1 crystal sea glass bead, 1 heishe bead, 1 geode bead, 1 hammered flag, 1 geode bead, 1 heishe bead, 1 crystal sea glass bead, 1 heishe bead, 1 geode bead, 1 hammered flag, 1 geode bead, 1 heishe bead, 1 crystal sea glass bead, 1 heishe bead, 1 geode bead, 1 hammered flag, 1 geode bead, 1 heishe bead, 1 tapered wood bead, 1 heishe bead, 3 amethyst sea glass beads, 1 heishe bead, 1 tapered wood bead, 3 heishe bead, 3 round wood beads, 3 heishe beads, 3 round wood beads, and 3 heishe beads.
  3. Next string on one crimp tube and thread the wire up through the wire protector and back down the other side. String on the loop of the bar piece of the toggle clasp. Thread the wire back down through the crimp tube. Pull snug and make sure the clasp sits in the loop of the wire protector. Crimp the crimp tube with your pliers. Add a crimp cover over the crimp tube. Trim and excess wire or string it down through a few adjacent beads.
  4. Move to the beginning side of the necklace, remove the bead stopper and repeat the above step to finish off this side of the necklace. This time adding the other end of the toggle clasp to complete the necklace.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BMB-3602 - TierraCast Fine Silver Plated Pewter Nugget Heishe Beads 5mm (20)
    Project uses 32 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • BGL-9920 - Cultured Sea Glass, Small Nugget Beads 8-16mm, 7 Pieces, Crystal
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BGL-9930 - Cultured Sea Glass, Small Nugget Beads 8-16mm, 7 Pieces, Medium Amethyst Purple
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-1753 - TierraCast Maker's Collection, Maker's Toggle Clasp Set, Silver Tone
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1233 - BeadSmith Flex-Rite Beading Wire, 49 Strand .018 Thick, 30 Foot Spool, Clear
    Project uses 24 Inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1715 - BeadSmith Crimp Tubes, 2x2mm, 100 Pieces, Silver Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BWD-1046 - EuroWood Natural Wood Beads, Tapered Oval Tubes 20mm Long, 50 Pieces, Multi-Colored
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BWD-1016 - EuroWood Natural Wood Beads, Round 4mm Diameter, 250 Pieces, Natural
    Project uses 12 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1070 - Silver Plated Stardust Sparkle Crimp Bead Covers 4mm (144)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-4160 - Silver Plated Wire & Thread Protectors .019 Inch Loops (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-920 - TierraCast Baule Bead, Hammered Triangle Flag 10x13mm, 2 Pieces, Bright Rhodium Plated
    Project uses 5 pieces. You will need 3 packages.

  • SPGEO-201 - Dakota Stones Gemstone Beads, Natural Agate Geode Druzy, Round 12mm, 15.8 Inch Strand, Iridescent White
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5608 - Xuron 4 In 1 Crimping Pliers - Works On 1, 2 And 3mm Crimps!
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
  • XTL-3000 - Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material
Additional Information
Theme Spring
Ingredients BMB-3602, BGL-9920, BGL-9930, FCL-1753, XCR-1233, FCR-1715, BWD-1046, BWD-1016, FCR-1070, FCR-4160, BMB-920, SPGEO-201,
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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 Fine Silver Plated Pewter Nugget Heishe Beads 5mm (20)
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$3.39 / Package | SKU: BMB-3602
Cultured Sea Glass, Small Nugget Beads 8-16mm, 7 Pieces, Crystal
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Strand.
$2.25 / Package | SKU: BGL-9920
Cultured Sea Glass, Small Nugget Beads 8-16mm, 7 Pieces, Medium Amethyst Purple
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Strand.
$2.25 / Package | SKU: BGL-9930
TierraCast Maker's Collection, Maker's Toggle Clasp Set, Silver Tone
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Set.
$2.59 / Package | SKU: FCL-1753
BeadSmith Flex-Rite Beading Wire, 49 Strand .018
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$15.05 / Package | SKU: XCR-1233
BeadSmith Crimp Tubes, 2x2mm, 100 Pieces, Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$1.59 / Package | SKU: FCR-1715
EuroWood Natural Wood Beads, Tapered Oval Tubes 20mm Long, 50 Pieces, Multi-Colored
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$6.19 / Package | SKU: BWD-1046
EuroWood Natural Wood Beads, Round 4mm Diameter, 250 Pieces, Natural
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 250 Pieces.
$4.95 / Package | SKU: BWD-1016
Silver Plated Stardust Sparkle Crimp Bead Covers 4mm (144)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 144 Pieces.
$9.79 / Package | SKU: FCR-1070
Silver Plated Wire & Thread Protectors .019 Inch Loops (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.35 / Package | SKU: FCR-4160
TierraCast Baule Bead, Hammered Triangle Flag 10x13mm, 2 Pieces, Bright Rhodium Plated
You will need 3 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$2.99 / Package | SKU: BMB-920
Dakota Stones Gemstone Beads, Natural Agate Geode Druzy, Round 12mm, 15.8 Inch Str, Iridescent White
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Strand.
$19.99 / Package | SKU: SPGEO-201
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Xuron 4 In 1 Crimping Pliers - Works On 1, 2 And 3mm Crimps!
Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material

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