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Harmony Necklace

Posted by on 4/15/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Harmony Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Harmony Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 – 24” Length of Antique Copper-Colored 0.035mm Buddy Braids
1 – Antique Copper 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
1 – Antique Copper 7mm Split Ring 
2 – Antique Copper Crimp Beads
2 – Antique Copper Crimp Covers
34 – Antique Copper 4x10mm Curley 5-Leaf Bead Caps
34 - Antique Copper 6x9mm 6-Point Bead Caps
34 – Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles 
18 – Purple Sparkle AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
17 – Calcite 10mm Semiprecious Rounds

Assemble the 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.  See Below:

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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.  See Below:

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6. Thread the following:
a. 1 – Purple Sparkle AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 6x9mm 6-Point Bead Cap, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Antique Copper 4x10mm Curley 5-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 - Calcite 10mm Semiprecious Round, 1 - Antique Copper 4x10mm Curley 5-Leaf Bead Cap, 1 - Antique Copper 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, and 1 - Antique Copper 6x9mm 6-Point Bead Cap.
b. Repeat Pattern in Step (a.) SIXTEEN (16) times.
c. 1 – Purple Sparkle AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelle.
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 20 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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