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Exotic Blues Necklace

Posted by on 1/11/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Exotic Blues Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Exotic Blues Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
24 inches of Antique Copper Colored Buddy Braids Beading Wire
1 - Antique Copper 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
1 - Antique Copper Split Ring
2 - Antique Copper Crimp Beads
2 - Antique Copper Crimp Bead Covers
3 – Antique Copper Ball Pins
2 - Antique Copper Eye Pins
3 - Antique Copper 5mm 19 Gauge Jump Rings
22 – Antique Copper 4x10mm Curly 5-Leaf Bead Caps
21 – Antique Copper 2x6mm Beaded Rondelles 
44 – Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles
1 – Smokey Quartz 4mm Glass Crystal Bicone
14 – Smokey Quartz AB 6x4mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
2 - Aqua AB 6mm Glass Crystal Bicones
22 – Aqua AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
22 - Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Rounds
2 – Blue Picasso Jasper 8mm Semiprecious Rounds
11 – Blue Picasso Jasper 10mm Semiprecious Rounds

Create Dangles

Center Dangle (1)
1. Add 1 – Antique Copper 4x10mm Curly 5-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 – Blue Picasso Jasper 10mm Semiprecious Round, 1 – Antique Copper 4x10mm Curly 5-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 – Antique Copper 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Aqua AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, and 1 – Smokey Quartz 4mm Crystal Bicone to a ball pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above beads.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  Your drop should look like this:

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2. Open 1 - Antique Copper 5mm Jump Ring and add the loop you just created.  Close the jump ring.

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Side Dangles (2)

1. Add 1 - Aqua AB 6mm Crystal Bicone to a ball pin.  Make a 90° bend in ball pin above bead.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  

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2. Open the eye of 1 - Antique Copper Eye Pin and add the loop of the bicone drop you just created.  Close the eye of the eye pin.

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3. Add 1 - Blue Picasso Jasper 8mm Round to the eye pin from Step 2.  Make a 90° bend in eye pin above bead.  Using round nose pliers (or any pliers you have) hold the eye pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around eye pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  

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4. Open 1 - Antique Copper 5mm Jump Ring and add the loop you just created.  Close the jump ring.

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5. Repeat Steps 1-4 one time for the other Side Dangle.

Create Necklace

1. Start the necklace by taking a crimp bead and string it onto one end of the Buddy Braids about a 1/2 ” from the end.  

2. Take the clasp and string it onto the same end of the Buddy Braids the crimp bead is on.

3. Take your Buddy Braids and string it back through the crimp bead.  

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4. Take a pair of Crimping Pliers and squeeze the crimp bead until you cannot pull the Buddy Braids back through.  Do not trim the excess; simply string the beads on both ends of the Buddy Braids.

5. Add an Antique Copper Crimp Cover by placing it over the crimp bead and squeezing it closed.  

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6. Thread the following:

a. 1 - Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Aqua AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Smokey Quartz 6x4mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Aqua AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 4x10mm Curley 5-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 - Blue Picasso Jasper 10mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 4x10mm Curley 5-Leaf Bead Cap, and 1 - Antique Copper 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle.

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

c. 1 - Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Aqua AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Smokey Quartz 6x4mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Side Dangle, 1 - Smokey Quartz 6x4mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Aqua AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 4x10mm Curley 5-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 - Blue Picasso Jasper 10mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 4x10mm Curley 5-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 - Antique Copper 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Aqua AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Smokey Quartz 6x4mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Center Dangle, 1 - Smokey Quartz 6x4mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Aqua AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 4x10mm Curley 5-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 - Blue Picasso Jasper 10mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 4x10mm Curley 5-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 - Antique Copper 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Aqua AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Smokey Quartz 6x4mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Side Dangle, 1 - Smokey Quartz 6x4mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Aqua AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 4x10mm Curley 5-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 - Blue Picasso Jasper 10mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 4x10mm Curley 5-Leaf Bead Cap, and 1 - Antique Copper 2x6mm Beaded Rondelle.

d. Repeat Pattern in Step (a.) THREE times.

e. 1 - Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Aqua AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Smokey Quartz 6x4mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Aqua AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, and 1 - Blue Goldstone 6mm Semiprecious Round.

7. Thread one crimp bead and one split ring.

8. Take your Buddy Braids and string back through the crimp bead.  String the Buddy Braids through the last several beads you added.  Pull the Buddy Braids tight making the jump ring close to the crimp bead.  See Below.  While holding the Buddy Braids use your pliers and squeeze the crimp bead so the Buddy Braids will not pull out.  Trim the extra Buddy Braids.

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9. Add your crimp cover by placing it over your crimp bead and squeezing it closed.  

You are done!!  These directions make a necklace that is approximately 22 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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