Retired - Bohemia Necklace

PROJECT N216
Designer: Andrea Morici
Skill Level: Beginner
This Boho-chic necklace evokes a free spirited lady with an easy, eclectic, devil-may-care style. The color palette is a warm, antique-ish mix of rich reds, earthy browns, and a touch of turquoise; all in the form of
Instructions
  1. Begin by threading a delica and a Czech glass flower onto a headpin. Make a wrapped wire loop on the headpin, just above the flower, and trim off excess wire. Create four more of these flower dangles, for a total of five, and set them aside.
  2. Use your flush cutters to cut a piece of beading wire that is approximately two feet in length. Secure one end of the wire with a Bead Stopper.
  3. Onto the wire string the following:
  4. two inches of alternating 6/0 red seed beads and 10/0 delicas (beginning and ending with a 6/0 red seed bead)
  5. a brass oxide heishe spacer
  6. a 6mm druk
  7. a heishe spacer
  8. a turquoise fluted cathedral bead
  9. a heishe spacer
  10. a druk
  11. a heishe spacer
  12. one inch of alternating 6/0 red seed beads and 10/0 delicas (beginning and ending with a 6/0 red seed bead)
  13. a brass oxide heishe spacer
  14. a 6mm druk
  15. a heishe spacer
  16. a red fluted cathedral bead
  17. a heishe spacer
  18. a druk
  19. a heishe spacer
  20. one inch of alternating 6/0 red seed beads and 10/0 delicas (beginning and ending with a 6/0 red seed bead)
  21. a brass oxide heishe spacer
  22. a 6mm druk
  23. a heishe spacer
  24. a black fluted cathedral bead
  25. a heishe spacer
  26. a druk
  27. a heishe spacer
  28. and one inch of alternating 6/0 red seed beads and 10/0 delicas (beginning and ending with a 6/0 red seed bead).
  29. Now string the middle section by threading: a brass heishe spacer, a druk, a heishe spacer, and a flower dangle. Repeat this sequence four more times, and finish by threading another druk, heishe spacer, druk, and one more heishe spacer.
  30. When you have completed stringing the middle section, string the second side of the necklace as a mirror image of the first.
  31. Onto the end of your strand thread a brass crimp bead, but do not crimp it yet.
  32. Thread the end of the strand through the loop on one half of the toggle clasp, back through the crimp bead and several consecutive beads, pull the wire snug, and crimp the crimp bead.
  33. Remove the Bead Stopper from the other end of the necklace and repeat the previous step here.
  34. Place a crimp bead cover over each of the crimp beads and gently squeeze them closed.
  35. Trim off excess beading wire.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BCS-6409 - Czech Seed Beads 6/0 Translucent Garnet Red (1 Ounce)
    Project uses 70 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • DBM-0380 - Miyuki Delica Seed Beads 10/0 Matte Metallic Green/Pink DBM0380 8 GR
    Project uses 62 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-5750 - TierraCast Brass Oxide Finish Lead-Free Pewter Disk Heishi Spacer Beads 3mm (50)
    Project uses 32 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-4700 - Antiqued Brass Flower Toggle Clasps 14mm (4 Sets)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-92144 - Czech Glass Beads Three Petal Flower 12mm Opaque Red/Picasso (12)
    Project uses 5 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-39200 - Czech Glass Fluted Cathedral Beads 9mm Opaque Turquoise/Picasso (12 Beads)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-39210 - Czech Glass Fluted Cathedral Beads 9mm Jet Black/Bronze (12 Beads)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BCP-76209 -
    Project uses 24 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-5005 - Soft Flex Metallics, 21 Strand Fine Beading Wire .014 Inch Thick, 30 Feet, Antique Brass
    Project uses 2 feet. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-1090 - Antiqued Brass Crimp Bead Covers 3mm (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FHP-6312 - Antiqued Brass Head Pins 2 Inches Long/22 Gauge (X50)
    Project uses 5 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Xuron Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - Wire/Soft Flex
  • XTL-5514 - Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
  • XTL-5230 - Double Notch Crimping Pliers - Works on 2mm And 3mm Crimps
  • XTL-3000 - Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material
Additional Information
Ingredients BCS-6409, DBM-0380, BMB-5750, FCL-4700, BCP-92144, BCP-39200, BCP-39210, BCP-76209, XCR-5005, FCR-1090, FHP-6312,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. 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.
Czech Seed Beads 6/0 Translucent Garnet Red (1 Ounce)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 oz..
$1.87 / Package | SKU: BCS-6409
Miyuki Delica Seed Beads, 10/0 Size, 8 Grams, Matte Metallic Green/Pink DBM0380
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 8 Grams.
$5.24 / Package | SKU: DBM-0380
TierraCast Brass Oxide Finish Lead-Free Pewter Disk Heishi Spacer Beads 3mm (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.07 / Package | SKU: BMB-5750
Antiqued Brass Flower Toggle Clasps 14mm (4 Sets)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 4 Sets.
$3.64 / Package | SKU: FCL-4700
Czech Glass Beads Three Petal Flower 12mm Opaque Red/Picasso (12)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 12 Pieces.
$2.14 / Package | SKU: BCP-92144
Czech Glass Fluted Cathedral Beads 9mm Opaque Turquoise/Picasso (12 Beads)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 12 Pieces.
$1.88 / Package | SKU: BCP-39200
Soft Flex Metallics, 21 Strand Fine Beading Wire .014 Inch Thick, 30 Feet, Antique Brass
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$11.54 / Package | SKU: XCR-5005
Antiqued Brass Crimp Bead Covers 3mm (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$2.84 / Package | SKU: FCR-1090
Antiqued Brass Head Pins 2 Inches Long/22 Gauge (X50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$4.24 / Package | SKU: FHP-6312
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Beadsmith Jewelry Fine Round Nose Micro Pliers
$5.62 / Package | SKU: XTL-5514
Double Notch Crimping Pliers - Works on 2mm And 3mm Crimps
Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material

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