Byzantine Window Necklace and Earring Set in Amethyst Luster

PROJECT S8008
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
This bead-woven necklace combines gold lustered amethyst glass, frosted Demi Round seed beads, and silver 2 hole Rulla beads to form a delicate portal featuring a jewel-like Czech glass drop, with earrings to match.
Instructions
This necklace measures 18 inches total. To modify the length, adjust the amount of chain used on either side accordingly. By following the instructions below, you will make one earring. Repeat all instructions to make the second earring.
  1. Please watch the video: How to Make the Byzantine Window Necklace and Earring Set. In this video, you will learn from start to finish how to create this project by bead weaving the center piece of the necklace, attaching it to chain, and wire wrapping the hanging glass drop.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCT-710 - Czech Glass Matubo, Cylindrical 2-Hole Rulla Beads 3x5mm, 22 Gram Tube, Crystal Bronze Aluminum
    Project uses 5 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • WCR-2440 - Artistic Wire, Copper Craft Wire 24 Gauge Thick, 10 Yard Spool, Stainless Steel
    Project uses 1 foot. You will need 1 package.

  • DRO-0005 - Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 8/0 (3mm) Size, 7.4 Grams, 201 Gold Lustered Amethyst
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • DRH-0043 - Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 11/0 (2.2mm) Size, 7.8 Grams, PF21F PermaFinish Frosted Silver Lined Crystal
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-10070 - Czech Glass Beads Flat Pear Teardrops - 16x12mm 'Transparent Amethyst Luster' (12)
    Project uses 3 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FEA-3015 - Silver Plated Fishhooks Earring Hooks (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-2507 - Silver Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 10mm (10)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5454 - Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 4 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1280 - FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Crystal Clear
    Project uses 2 feet. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-0500 - Silver Plated Bulk Chain, Round Rolo 2mm, Sold By The Foot
    Project uses 16 inches. You will need 2 packages.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5511 - Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-3006 - Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
  • XTL-5614 - BeadSmith Tools, Thread Snips 4.25 Inches Long, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme Winter, Vintage Look, Spring
Ingredients BCT-710, WCR-2440, DRO-0005, DRH-0043, BCP-10070, FEA-3015, FCL-2507, FJR-5454, XCR-1280, CHA-0500,

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.
Czech Glass Matubo, Cylindrical 2-Hole Rulla Beads 3x5mm, 22 Gram Tube, Crystal Bronze Aluminum
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$5.35 / Package | SKU: BCT-710
Artistic Wire, Copper Craft Wire 24 Gauge Thick, 10 Yard Spool, Stainless Steel
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$3.19 / Package | SKU: WCR-2440
Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 8/0 (3mm) Size, 7.4 Grams, #201 Gold Lustered Amethyst
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$3.99 / Package | SKU: DRO-0005
Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 11/0 (2.2mm), 7.8g, #PF21F PermaFinish Frosted Silver Lined Crystal
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$4.65 / Package | SKU: DRH-0043
Czech Glass Beads Flat Pear Teardrops  - 16x12mm 'Transparent Amethyst Luster' (12)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 12 Pieces.
$4.19 / Package | SKU: BCP-10070
Earring Hooks, Fishhook Style 15MMx17MM, 25 Pairs, Silver Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$4.49 / Package | SKU: FEA-3015
Silver Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 10mm (10)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$5.55 / Package | SKU: FCL-2507
Silver Plated Open Jump Rings 4mm 22 Gauge (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$1.59 / Package | SKU: FJR-5454
FireLine Braided Beading Thread, 4lb Test and 0.005 Thick, 15 Yards, Crystal Clear
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$5.29 / Package | SKU: XCR-1280
Silver Plated Rolo Chain, 2mm, by the Foot
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = By The Foot.
$2.69 / Package | SKU: CHA-0500
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Jeweller's Micro Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$7.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
Beadsmith English Beading Needles Size 12 (4 Needles)
BeadSmith Tools, Thread Snips 4.25 Inches Long, 1 Piece

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