Merry & Bright Necklace

PROJECT N2112
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Intermediate
Deck the halls but don't forget about yourself. This decadent Swarovski Crystal Necklace features Iridescent Red Pearls surrounded by Olivine Bicones.
Instructions
These instructions will give you a necklace that is 18 inches long. To modify the length, simply adjust the beads evenly on both sides.
  1. Thread the griffin silk through one loop of the magnetic clasp and slide it all the way down to the end of the silk. Tie an overhand knot. Double knot. Add a dab of GS Hypo Cement. Allow to dry for 20 minutes. Trim the tail. Add a crimp cover over the knot.
  2. Before beginning the pearl knotting please watch our video: How to do Pearl Knotting Using Tweezers. String one bicone bead, one 6mm pearl and one bicone bead. Make a knot. Repeat 10 times. String one bicone bead, one 8mm pearl and one bicone bead. Make a knot. Repeat 6 times. String one bicone bead, one 6mm pearl and one bicone bead. Make a knot. Repeat 9 times.
  3. String one bicone bead, one 6mm pearl and one bicone bead. Thread the griffin silk through the other loop of the magnetic clasp. Tie an overhand knot. Double knot. Add a dab of GS Hypo Cement. Allow to dry for 20 minutes. Trim the tail. Add a crimp cover over the knot.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SWP-6036 - Swarovski Crystal, 5810 Round Faux Pearl Beads 6mm, 50 Pieces, Iridescent Red
    Project uses 22 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWP-8036 - Swarovski Crystal, 5810 Round Faux Pearl Beads 8mm, 25 Pieces, Iridescent Red
    Project uses 7 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SWBI-1446 - Swarovski Crystal, 5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Olivine
    Project uses 58 pieces. You will need 3 packages.

  • FCR-1056 - Bright Gold Tone Crimp Bead Covers 3mm (144)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-6809 - Beadsmith 22K Gold Plated Magnetic Barrel Clasps 11x5mm (4 Sets)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-9408 - Griffin Silk Beading Cord & Needle Size 4 Jade Green
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-1001 - G S Hypo Cement Precise Applicator Essential!
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-4001 - Beadsmith Bent Fine Point Tweezers For Bead And Pearl Knotting
  • XTL-5450 - Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
  • XTL-5700 - Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
Additional Information
Theme Special Occasion, Christmas
Ingredients SWP-6036, SWP-8036, SWBI-1446, FCR-1056, FCL-6809, XCR-9408, XTL-1001,
Useful Techniques & Learning Guides

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.
Swarovski Crystal, #5810 Round Faux Pearl Beads 6mm, 50 Pieces, Iridescent Red
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$7.39 / Package | SKU: SWP-6036
Swarovski Crystal, #5810 Round Faux Pearl Beads 8mm, 25 Pieces, Iridescent Red
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 25 Pieces.
$5.59 / Package | SKU: SWP-8036
Swarovski Crystal, #5328 Bicone Beads 4mm, 24 Pieces, Olivine
You will need 3 package(s).
1 package = 24 Pieces.
$2.59 / Package | SKU: SWBI-1446
Bright Gold Tone Crimp Bead Covers 3mm (144)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 144 Pieces.
$4.61 / Package | SKU: FCR-1056
BeadSmith Magnetic Clasp, Barrel Style 11x5mm, 4 Sets, 22K Gold Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Sets.
$3.44 / Package | SKU: FCL-6809
Griffin Silk Beading Cord & Needle Size 4 Jade Green
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Card.
$1.99 / Package | SKU: XCR-9408
G S Hypo Cement Precise Applicator Essential!
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$6.39 / Package | SKU: XTL-1001

Tools and Other Supplies:

Xuron Jeweler's Super Fine Pliers Chain Nose Flat Nose
$25.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-5450
Fiskars 5 Precision Tip Scissors - Super Sharp
$6.89 / Package | SKU: XTL-5700

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