Selkie Necklace in Gold

PROJECT N8040
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
A pastel mix of cultured sea glass beads are punctuated by textured gold spacer beads in this ocean-inspired necklace, befitting for a mermaid.
Instructions
These instructions will make a 20.5 inch necklace. For a longer or shorter necklace, adjust the number of beads strung on either side respectively.
  1. Please watch the video: How to Make the Selkie Necklace Featuring Cultured Sea Glass Beads. In this video, you will see from start to finish how to make this necklace using cultured sea glass and metal beads on Beadalon stringing wire. You will see how to string the beads in the order shown, as well as how to attach a clasp using crimping beads, thread protectors, and crimp covers.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BGL-01009 - Cultured Sea Glass, Pebble Beads 6-17mm, 1 Strand, Crystal
    Project uses 1 strand. You will need 1 package.

  • BGL-01027 - Cultured Sea Glass, Elongated Teardrop 24mm, 6 Pieces, Seafoam Light Aqua
    Project uses 6 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BGL-01029 - Cultured Sea Glass, Round Bead 4mm, 45 Pieces, Blossom Pink
    Project uses 1 strand. You will need 1 package.

  • BGL-01035 - Cultured Sea Glass, Round Bead 4mm, 45 Pieces, Alexandrite Purple
    Project uses 1 strand. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-3838 - TierraCast Fine Gold Plated Pewter Small Turkish Spacer Beads 4mm (20)
    Project uses 39 beads. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-67513 - Beadalon Wire Standard Bright 7 Strand .015 Inch / 30 Feet
    Project uses 20 inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-4722 - 22K Gold Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 15mm (6)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-07018 - Jump Rings, Closed 6mm Diameter 20 Gauge, 20 Pieces, Gold Plated
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

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

  • FCR-9007 - Crimp Beads, Tube 2x2mm, 100 Pieces, Gold Plated
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-4161 - 22K Gold Plated Wire & Thread Protectors .019 Inch Loops (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
  • XTL-5200 - Standard Size Beading Crimping Pliers (For 2x2mm & 2x1mm Crimp Beads)
  • XTL-0020 - Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
  • XTL-3000 - Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material
Additional Information
Theme Summer
Ingredients BGL-01009, BGL-01027, BGL-01029, BGL-01035, BMB-3838, XCR-67513, FCL-4722, FJR-07018, FCR-1056, FCR-9007, FCR-4161,

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.
Cultured Sea Glass, Pebble Beads 6-17mm, 1 Strand, Crystal
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Strand.
$5.79 / Package | SKU: BGL-01009
Cultured Sea Glass, Elongated Teardrop Pendants 24mm, 6 Pieces, Seafoam Light Aqua
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 6 Pieces.
$7.79 / Package | SKU: BGL-01027
Cultured Sea Glass, Round Beads 4mm, 45 Pieces, Blossom Pink
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Strand.
$1.95 / Package | SKU: BGL-01029
Cultured Sea Glass, Round Beads 4mm, 45 Pieces, Alexandrite Purple
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Strand.
$1.79 / Package | SKU: BGL-01035
Beadalon Wire Standard Bright 7 Strand .015 Inch / 30 Feet
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$3.09 / Package | SKU: XCR-67513
22K Gold Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 15mm (6)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 6 Pieces.
$3.35 / Package | SKU: FCL-4722
Jump Rings, Closed 6mm Diameter 20 Gauge, 20 Pieces, Gold Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$2.69 / Package | SKU: FJR-07018
Bright Gold Tone Crimp Bead Covers 3mm (144)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 144 Pieces.
$6.15 / Package | SKU: FCR-1056
Crimp Beads, Tube 2x2mm, 100 Pieces, Gold Plated
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$3.59 / Package | SKU: FCR-9007
22K Gold Plated Wire & Thread Protectors .019 Inch Loops (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.69 / Package | SKU: FCR-4161
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Baby Wubbers Quality Fine Chain Nose Jeweller's Pliers
$22.95 / Package | SKU: XTL-0020
Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material

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