Verdant Element Necklace

PROJECT N2231
Designer: Kat Silvia
Skill Level: Beginner
This strung gemstone necklace takes on a geometric flair with Nunn Design organic flat circle beads and open frame pendants in antiqued silver.
Instructions
This necklace measures approximately 17.5 inches. To modify the length, simply adjust the number of beads strung respectively.
  1. Cut of 24 inches of beading wire. Place a bead stopper from one end.
  2. String the beads in the following order: one gemstone bead, one demi round; repeat 23 times. Then string on one end of the open frame pendant, one demi round, one gemstone bead, one demi round, the other end of the open frame pendant, one demi round, one gemstone bead, and one demi round.
  3. Then string on one circle pendant, one demi round, one gemstone bead, and one demi round.
  4. String on one end of the open frame pendant, one demi round, one gemstone bead, one demi round, the other end of the open frame pendant, one demi round, one gemstone bead, and one demi round.
  5. Then string on one circle pendant, one demi round, one gemstone bead, and one demi round.
  6. String on one end of the open frame pendant, one demi round, one gemstone bead, one demi round, the other end of the open frame pendant, one demi round, one gemstone bead, and one demi round.
  7. Finally string on one gemstone bead and one demi round; repeat 23 times without adding the final demi round.
  8. String on one crimp tube. Thread the wire up and over the wire protector and add one closed jump ring and thread the wire back down through the crimp tube. Use the Magical Crimping Pliers to crimp the crimp tube.
  9. Move to the beginning side of the necklace, remove the bead stopper and repeat the above process on this side, string on one crimp tube. Thread the wire up and over the wire protector and add one lobster clasp and thread the wire back down through the crimp tube. Crimp the crimp tube.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • BMB-0002 - Nunn Design Bead, Organic Flat Circle 10.5mm, 1 Piece, Antiqued Silver
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • PNT-159 - Nunn Design Open Frame Pendant, Flat Circle 20mm, 2 Pieces, Antiqued Silver
    Project uses 3 pieces. You will need 2 packages.

  • SPAG-100 - Green Agate Round Gemstone Beads 6mm (15 Inch Strand)
    Project uses 55 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XCR-1213 - BeadSmith Flex-Rite Beading Wire, 21 Strand .014 Thick, 30 Foot Spool, Clear
    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.

  • FCL-7523 - Nunn Design Silver Plated Lobster Clasps 12mm (2)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • FCR-4160 - Silver Plated Wire & Thread Protectors .019 Inch Loops (50)
    Project uses 2 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • FJR-4005 - Silver Plated Closed Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (50)
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-5600 - Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece
  • XTL-7206 - BeadSmith Magical Crimping Pliers, Transforms 2mm Tubes into Round Beads, 1 Piece
Additional Information
Theme St. Patrick's Day
Ingredients BMB-0002, PNT-159, SPAG-100, XCR-1213, FCR-3108, FCL-7523, FCR-4160, FJR-4005, DRH-0024,
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.
Nunn Design Bead, Textured Organic Flat Circle 10.5mm, 1 Piece, Antiqued Silver
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$3.75 / Package | SKU: BMB-0002
Nunn Design Open Frame Pendant, Flat Circle 20mm, 2 Pieces, Antiqued Silver
You will need 2 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$8.09 / Package | SKU: PNT-159
Green Agate Round Gemstone Beads 6mm  (15 Inch Strand)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Strand.
$4.79 / Package | SKU: SPAG-100
BeadSmith Flex-Rite Beading Wire, 21 Strand .014
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Spool.
$12.39 / Package | SKU: XCR-1213
BeadSmith Magical Crimp Assortment, 2x2mm, Silver / Gold / Copper / Black Oxide, 500 Pieces
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Pack.
$6.52 / Package | SKU: FCR-3108
Nunn Design Silver Plated Lobster Clasps 12mm (2)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 2 Pieces.
$1.61 / Package | SKU: FCL-7523
Silver Plated Wire & Thread Protectors .019 Inch Loops (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$3.25 / Package | SKU: FCR-4160
Silver Plated Closed Jump Rings 5mm 20 Gauge (50)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$5.32 / Package | SKU: FJR-4005
Toho Demi Round Seed Beads, Thin 11/0 (2.2mm) Size, 7.8 Grams, #617 Matte Dark Olive
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Tube.
$4.09 / Package | SKU: DRH-0024

Tools and Other Supplies:

Sharp Flush Cutter Pliers - For Cutting Beading Wire, 1 Piece

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