Retired - Herringbone Wire Wrapped Necklace

PROJECT N8066
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
Earthy agate beads are nested within herringbone wire wraps of alternating hematite, copper, and bronze 26 gauge wire. The layered necklace style uses flat, open-link cable chain to connect the wire work, no jump rings required.
Instructions

Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF, if available, may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for current availability.

This necklace uses a chain extender for adjustable length from 16 to 18 inches.
  1. To see how to create this design from start to finish, please watch the video: How to Make a Gemstone Herringbone Necklace with Wire Elements.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SPAG-08004 - Gemstone Beads, Lace Agate, Round 6mm, 14.5 Inch Strand
    Project uses 11 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • WNT-2636 - Wire Elements Tarnish Resistant Hematite Wire 26 Gauge 34 Yards (31 Meters)
    Project uses 28 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • WNT-2635 - Wire Elements Tarnish Resistant Antique Copper Wire 26 Gauge 34 Yards (31 Meters)
    Project uses 28 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • WNT-2638 - Wire Elements Tarnish Resistant Vintage Bronze Wire 26 Gauge 34 Yards (31 Meters)
    Project uses 28 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-1051 - Genuine Antiqued Copper Head Pins 24 Gauge 1.5 Inches (24)
    Project uses 5 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • CHA-9811 - Nunn Design Antiqued Copper Plated Flat Cable Chain, 3.6mm, by The Foot
    Project uses 17.5 inches. You will need 2 packages.

  • AXC-91004 - Antiqued Copper Plated 5mm Chain Necklace Extender W/ Drop 2 Inch (5)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-7520 - Nunn Design Antiqued Copper Plated Lobster Clasps 12mm (2)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-100 - Micro Grip Pliers, Side Cutters, 4.5 Inches Long, 1 Piece
  • XTL-102 - Micro Grip Pliers, Slim Flat Nose, 5 Inches Long, 1 Piece
  • XTL-103 - Micro Grip Pliers, Bent Chain Nose, 5 Inches Long, 1 Piece
  • XTL-104 - Micro Grip Pliers, Round Nose, 5 Inches Long, 1 Piece
  • XTL-9920 - Beadaholique Bead Mat, 12.5x9.25 Inches, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme Vintage Look, Boho, Autumn
Ingredients SPAG-08004, WNT-2636, WNT-2635, WNT-2638, FHP-1051, CHA-9811, AXC-91004, FCL-7520,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. This project is RETIRED. Please review project instructions carefully—some items may no longer be available for this project and will not be listed below. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
Gemstone Beads, Lace Agate, Round 6mm, Brown and Cream (14.5 Inch Strand)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Strand.
$7.99 / Package | SKU: SPAG-08004
Wire Elements, Tarnish Resistant Antique Copper Wire, 26 Gauge 34 Yards (31 Meters)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$8.45 / Package | SKU: WNT-2635
Nunn Design Antiqued Copper Plated Flat Cable Chain, 3.6mm, by The Foot
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = By The Foot.
$5.35 / Package | SKU: CHA-9811
Necklace Chain Extender, 5mm Curb Links with Drop 2 Inches, Antiqued Copper Plated (5 Pieces)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 5 Pieces.
$2.69 / Package | SKU: AXC-91004
Nunn Design Antiqued Copper Plated Lobster Clasps 12mm (2 pcs)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$2.59 / Package | SKU: FCL-7520
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Micro Grip Pliers, Bent Chain Nose, 5 Inches Long (1 Piece)
Micro Grip Pliers, Round Nose, 5 Inches Long (1 Piece)
Beadsmith Beading Mat, 12.5x9.25 Inches (1 Piece)
$10.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-9920

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