Majestic Malachite Choker

PROJECT N2180
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
Dress up your decolletage with this gorgeous malachite gemstone and hammered gold beaded necklace.
Instructions
This necklace measures approximately 16.5 inches. To modify the length, simply adjust the number of beads strung on both sides respectively. Please note, for a longer necklace you may want to purchase additional gemstone beads.
  1. Cut off 20 inches of beading wire. Add a bead stopper about 3 inches from one end of the wire.
  2. String on the beads in the following order: 1 gemstone, 1 hexagon spacer, 1 gemstone, 1 hexagon spacer, 1 gemstone, 1 hexagon spacer, 1 gemstone, 1 hexagon spacer, 1 gemstone, 1 hexagon spacer, 1 gemstone, 1 hexagon spacer, 1 gemstone, 1 hammered tube, 1 gemstone, 1 hammered oval, 1 gemstone, 1 hammered tube, 1 gemstone, 1 hammered oval, 1 gemstone, 1 hammered tube, 1 gemstone, 1 hammered oval, 1 gemstone, 1 hammered tube, 1 gemstone, 1 hammered oval, 1 gemstone, 1 hammered tube, 1 gemstone, 1 hammered oval, 1 gemstone, 1 hammered tube, 1 gemstone, 1 hexagon spacer, 1 gemstone, 1 hexagon spacer, 1 gemstone, 1 hexagon spacer, 1 gemstone, 1 hexagon spacer, 1 gemstone, 1 hexagon spacer, 1 gemstone, 1 hexagon spacer, and 1 gemstone.
  3. String on 1 cone bead (large side first). String on one 2.5mm crimp tube. String one closed jump ring. Thread the beading wire back through the crimp tube and pull snug. Crimp the crimp tube. Thread the wire back through the bead cone and a few adjacent beads. Trim any excess wire. Add a crimp cover.
  4. Move to the beginning side of the necklace and remove the bead stopper. Repeat the above step on this side of the necklace.
  5. Open one jump ring and attach it to one closed jump ring and to one lobster clasp. Close the jump ring.
  6. Move to the other side of the necklace and attach one open jump ring to the closed jump ring and to one necklace extender and you're all done.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SPMA-110 - Dakota Stones Gemstone Beads, Green Malachite, Round 8mm, 8 Inch Strand
    Project uses 24 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • AXC-2728 - 22K Gold Plated Chain Necklace Extender - 3 Inch (x10)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-4012 - 22K Gold Plated Closed Jump Rings 5mm 19 Gauge (20)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-1146 - TierraCast Brass, Lobster Clasps 15x9mm, 4 Pieces, 22K Gold Plated
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5250 - 22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (100)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-69893 - Beadalon Beading Wire Gold Color 19 Strand .018 Inch / 30 Feet
    Project uses 20 Inches. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-924 - TierraCast Spacer Bead, Hammered Tube 5.5x10.8mm. 2 Pieces, Bright Gold Plated
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 3 packages.

  • BMB-909 - TierraCast Spacer Bead, Hammered Oval 7.5x20.5mm, 2 Pieces, Bright Gold Plated
    Project uses 5 pieces. You will need 3 packages.

  • FCR-1725 - BeadSmith Crimp Tube Assorted Variety Pack, 3 Sizes 1.5mm 2mm 2.5mm, 475 Pieces, Gold Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1057 - Bright Gold Tone Crimp Bead Covers 4mm (x144)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-3221 - TierraCast 22K Gold Plated Pewter Hexagon Spacer Beads 3.8mm (50)
    Project uses 12 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-3302 - TierraCast 22K Gold Plated Pewter Hammered Cone Bead Caps 8mm (x2)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-3000 - Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material
Additional Information
Theme Yoga, St. Patrick's Day
Ingredients SPMA-110, AXC-2728, FJR-4012, FCL-1146, FJR-5250, XCR-69893, BMB-924, BMB-909, FCR-1725, FCR-1057, BMB-3221, BMB-3302,

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.
Dakota Stones Gemstone Beads, Green Malachite, Round 8mm, 8 Inch Strand
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Strand.
$11.17 / Package | SKU: SPMA-110
22K Gold Plated Chain Necklace Extender - 3 Inch (x10)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$10.49 / Package | SKU: AXC-2728
22K Gold Plated Closed Jump Rings 5mm 19 Gauge (20)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$2.09 / Package | SKU: FJR-4012
TierraCast Brass, Lobster Clasps 15x9mm, 4 Pieces, 22K Gold Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Pieces.
$1.93 / Package | SKU: FCL-1146
22K Gold Plated Open Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$2.93 / Package | SKU: FJR-5250
Beadalon Beading Wire Gold Color 19 Strand .018 Inch / 30 Feet
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$13.99 / Package | SKU: XCR-69893
TierraCast Spacer Bead, Hammered Tube 5.5x10.8mm. 2 Pieces, Bright Gold Plated
You will need 3 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$1.67 / Package | SKU: BMB-924
TierraCast Spacer Bead, Hammered Oval 7.5x20.5mm, 2 Pieces, Bright Gold Plated
You will need 3 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$2.09 / Package | SKU: BMB-909
BeadSmith Crimp Tube Assorted Variety Pack, 3 Sizes 1.5mm 2mm 2.5mm, 475 Pieces, Gold Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 475 Pieces.
$5.03 / Package | SKU: FCR-1725
Bright Gold Tone Crimp Bead Covers 4mm (x144)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 144 Pieces.
$5.66 / Package | SKU: FCR-1057
TierraCast 22K Gold Plated Pewter Hexagon Spacer Beads 3.8mm (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$4.54 / Package | SKU: BMB-3221
TierraCast 22K Gold Plated Pewter Hammered Cone Bead Caps 8mm (x2)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$1.75 / Package | SKU: BMB-3302
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$5.24 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material

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