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Celestial Dreams Beaded Necklace Pattern

Posted by on 3/12/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Celestial Dreams Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Celestial Dreams Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 – 26 inch Strands of Silver-Colored Buddy Braids 
1 – 24 inch Strands of Silver-Colored Buddy Braids 
1 – Silver-Plated 18x21mm 2-Strand Toggle Clasp
4 – Silver-Plated Crimp Beads
4 – Silver-Plated 4mm Crimp Covers
132 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles
48 – Aqua 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones
55 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
22 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 8mm Semiprecious Rounds
6 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 10mm Semiprecious Rounds
3 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 12mm Semiprecious Rounds

Create the Necklace

1. Take the 24 inch length of Silver-Colored Buddy Braids and string one crimp bead and one loop of the oval side of the toggle clasp about ¾ inch from the end.  

2. String the Buddy Braids back through the crimp bead and squeeze the crimp bead closed.  Do not trim the excess; simply string the beads on both ends of the Buddy Braids.  See Illustration 1.

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Illustration 1

3. Take the 26 inch length of Buddy Braids and string one crimp bead and the other loop of the oval side of the toggle clasp about ¾ inch from the end.

4. String the Buddy Braids back through the crimp bead and squeeze the crimp bead closed.  Do not trim the excess; simply string the beads on both ends of the Buddy Braids.  See Illustration 2. 

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Illustration 2

5. Add your crimp covers to both strands by placing it over your crimp beads and squeezing them closed.  See Illustration 3.

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Illustration 3

6. Take the 26 inch length of Buddy Braids and string the following:

a. 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 8mm Semiprecious Round, and 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle.

b. Repeat pattern in Step 6(a.) 10 times.

c. 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 10mm Semiprecious Round, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 10mm Semiprecious Round, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 10mm Semiprecious Round, and 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle.

d. 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 12mm Semiprecious Round, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 12mm Semiprecious Round, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 12mm Semiprecious Round, and 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle.

e. 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 10mm Semiprecious Round, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 10mm Semiprecious Round, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 10mm Semiprecious Round, and 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle.

f. 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Turquoise Colored Howlite 8mm Semiprecious Round, and 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle.

g. Repeat pattern in Step 6(f.) 10 times. 

h. 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle

7. Take the strand of Buddy Braids you strung the beads on in Step 6 and add one crimp bead.  Thread that strand of Buddy Braids through one loop of the bar side of the toggle clasp.  Make sure the length of Buddy Braids you are using matches the other side that has the oval part of the toggle clasp.   String the Buddy Braids back through the crimp bead and several of the last beads you strung.  See Illustration 4.  Pull the Buddy Braids tight making sure all the beads are snug.  While holding the Buddy Braids use your pliers and squeeze the crimp bead so the Buddy Braids will not pull out.  

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Illustration 4

8.  Take the 24 inch length of Buddy Braids and string the following:

a. 1 – Aqua 6mm Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Aqua 6mm Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Cosmic AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, and 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle.

b. Repeat pattern in Step 8(a.) 22 times.

c. 1 – Aqua 6mm Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, and 1 – Aqua 6mm Bicone.

9. Take the strand of Buddy Braids you strung the beads on in Step 8 and add one crimp bead.  Thread that strand of Buddy Braids through one loop of the bar side of the toggle clasp.  Make sure the length of Buddy Braids you are using matches the other side that has the oval part of the toggle clasp.   String the Buddy Braids back through the crimp bead and several of the last beads you strung.  See Illustration 5.  Pull the Buddy Braids tight making sure all the beads are snug.  While holding the Buddy Braids use your pliers and squeeze the crimp bead so the Buddy Braids will not pull out.  

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Illustration 5

10. Trim the excess Buddy Braids.

11. Add your crimp covers to both strands by placing it over your crimp beads and squeezing them closed. 

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You are done!!  These directions make a double stranded necklace that is approximately 24 inches long.  If you need to change the length just add or subtract beads.  You can use this pattern with any color beads you wish!!


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