Springtime Gemstone Necklace

PROJECT N2238
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
This strung gemstone necklace features a trio of Amethyst, Amazonite and Peach Moonstone beads.
Instructions
This necklace measures approximately 20 inches. To modify the length, simply adjust the number of beads strung respectively.
  1. Begin by cutting 24 inches of beading wire and placing a bead stopper on one end.
  2. Next string on the beads in the following order: 5 silver bicones, 10 peach, 1 silver, 1 wood, 1 silver, 1 peach, 1 silver, 1 peach, 1 silver, 1 peach, 1 silver, 1 peach, 1 silver, 1 peach, 1 silver, 1 wood, 1 silver, 1 wood, 1 silver, 1 wood, 1 silver, 1 wood, 1 silver, 1 wood, 1 silver, 10 peach, and 1 silver.
  3. Then string on: 1 wood, 1 Heishi, 1 amethyst, 1 Heishi, 1 wood, 1 Heishi, 1 amazonite, 1 Heishi, 1 wood, 1 Heishi, and 1 amethyst. Next, repeat this whole pattern in reverse order to match the first side, starting with 1 Heishi bead.
  4. To attach the clasp, string on one magical crimp and thread the wire up and over a thread protector, attaching one lobster clasp and back down through the crimp tube. Using the magical crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Trim any excess wire.
  5. Move to the other side of the necklace and remove the bead stopper and repeat the above process attaching one closed jump ring instead of the lobster clasp.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • SPAM-900 - Amethyst Gemstone Beads, Smooth Nuggets 17.5-20mm, 9 Pieces, Purple
    Project uses 3 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SPAZ-08003 - Amazonite Grade A Gemstone Beads, Smooth Nuggets 10-17mm, 6 Pieces, Aqua
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • SPMO-14 - Peach Moonstone Gem Faceted Rondelles 4-5mm / 14 Inch Strand
    Project uses 90 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-1334 - Bright Silver Plated Bicone Beads 4mm (100)
    Project uses 36 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FCL-2522 - Silver Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 15mm (10)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-5418 - Silver Plated Closed Jump Rings 6mm 20 Gauge (20)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-4165 - Silver Plated Wire & Thread Protectors .024 Inch Loops (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-69523 - Beadalon Beading Wire Silver Color 19 Strand .015 Inch / 30 Feet
    Project uses 24 Inches. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-3108 - BeadSmith Magical Crimp Assortment, 2x2mm, Silver / Gold / Copper / Black Oxide, 500 Pieces
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BWD-1020 - EuroWood Natural Wood Beads, Round 6mm Diameter, 200 Pieces, White
    Project uses 18 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • BMB-3932 - TierraCast Bright Silver Plated Lead-Free Pewter Disk Heishi Spacer Beads 6mm (10)
    Project uses 10 pieces. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • PL5222 - Tronex Tools, Flush Cutter Pliers with Standard Handle and Tip Protector 5 Inches Long, 1 Piece
  • XTL-7206 - BeadSmith Magical Crimping Pliers, Transforms 2mm Tubes into Round Beads, 1 Piece
  • XTL-3000 - Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material
Additional Information
Theme Spring, Easter, Boho
Ingredients SPAM-900, SPAZ-08003, SPMO-14, BMB-1334, FCL-2522, FJR-5418, FCR-4165, XCR-69523, FCR-3108, BWD-1020, BMB-3932,
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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.
Amethyst Gemstone Beads, Smooth Nuggets 17.5-20mm, 9 Pieces, Purple
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 9 Pieces.
$6.19 / Package | SKU: SPAM-900
Amazonite Grade A Gemstone Beads, Smooth Nuggets 10-17mm, 6 Pieces, Aqua
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 6 Pieces.
$7.13 / Package | SKU: SPAZ-08003
Bright Silver Plated Bicone Beads 4mm (100)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 100 Pieces.
$6.45 / Package | SKU: BMB-1334
Silver Plated Curved Lobster Clasps 15mm (10)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$7.09 / Package | SKU: FCL-2522
Silver Plated Closed Jump Rings 6mm 20 Gauge (20)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 20 Pieces.
$2.75 / Package | SKU: FJR-5418
Silver Plated Wire & Thread Protectors .024 Inch Loops (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$4.05 / Package | SKU: FCR-4165
Beadalon Beading Wire Silver Color 19 Strand .015 Inch / 30 Feet
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$17.99 / Package | SKU: XCR-69523
BeadSmith Magical Crimp Assortment, 2x2mm, Silver / Gold / Copper / Black Oxide, 500 Pieces
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pack.
$8.69 / Package | SKU: FCR-3108
EuroWood Natural Wood Beads, Round 6mm Diameter, 200 Pieces, White
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 200 Pieces.
$5.25 / Package | SKU: BWD-1020
TierraCast Bright Silver Plated Lead-Free Pewter Disk Heishi Spacer Beads 6mm (10)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 10 Pieces.
$2.15 / Package | SKU: BMB-3932
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Tools and Other Supplies:

Bead Stopper- Stop Beads Sliding Off Stringing Material

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