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Antique Copper Leaves Necklace

Posted by on 1/29/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Antique Copper Leaves Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Antique Copper Leaves Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
28 inches of Antique Copper 0.35mm Buddy Braids 
1 – Antique Copper 37x22mm Grape Leaf Toggle Clasp
2 – Antique Copper 2mm Crimp Beads
2 - Antique Copper 4mm Crimp Bead Covers
2 – Antique Copper Wire Protectors
2 - Antique Copper 6mm 20 Gauge Jump Rings
10 – Antique Copper 8mm Decorative Bicones
54 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles
20 – Pink Peach 3mm Czech Fire Polished Beads
18 - Orange AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
18 - Red Tiger Eye 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
9 - New Picasso Jasper 12mm Semiprecious Rounds

1. Thread a crimp bead approximately 1 inch from the end of your beading wire and thread one loop of a wire protector.  

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2.  Thread the beading wire through the other loop of the wire protector and the crimp bead.  

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3. Pull the wire tight and squeeze the crimp tube closed.  Leave the excess Buddy Braids and thread the beads over both ends.

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4. Add a Crimp Cover by placing it over the crimp tube and squeezing it closed.

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5.  Open 1 - Antique Copper 6mm Jump Ring and add the wire protector from Step 4 and the loop of the leaf side of the toggle clasp.  Close the jump ring.

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6. String the following beads:

a. 1 – Pink Peach 3mm Czech Fire Polished Bead, 1 -Antique Copper 8mm Decorative Bicone, 1 - Pink Peach 3mm Czech Fire Polished Bead, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Red Tiger Eye 6mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Orange AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - New Picasso Jasper 12mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Orange AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Red Tiger Eye 6mm Semiprecious Round, and 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle.

b. Repeat pattern in Step (a.) eight times.

c. 1 – Pink Peach 3mm Czech Fire Polished Bead, 1 -Antique Copper 8mm Decorative Bicone, and 1 - Pink Peach 3mm Czech Fire Polished Bead.

7. Thread one crimp bead.

8. Thread one wire protector (thread both loops of the wire protector).

9. Thread the Buddy Braids back through the crimp tube and several of the last beads you added.

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10.  Pull the wire (make sure the wire is tight and the beads are snug) and squeeze the crimp tube closed.

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11. Add a Crimp Cover by placing it over the crimp tube and squeezing it closed.

12. Open 1 - Antique Copper 6mm Jump Ring and add the wire protector from Step 10 and the loop of the bar side of the toggle clasp.  Close the jump ring.

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You are done!!  These directions make a beaded necklace that is 24 inches long.  


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