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Heavenly Drops Beaded Necklace

Posted by on 8/19/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Heavenly Drops Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Heavenly Drops Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
24 inches of Gold Colored Buddy Braids Beading Wire 
1 - Gold-Plated 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
1 - Gold-Plated 5mm Split Ring 
2 - Antique Gold-Plated Crimp Tubes
1 - Gold-Plated 6x11mm Loops Tube Connector
1 - Gold-Plated Head Pin
12 - Gold-Plated Ball Pins
7 - Gold-Plated 5mm Jump Rings
26 – Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Caps
4 - Aztec Gold 4mm Czech Fire-Polished Beads
16 - Crystal Aztec Gold 4x1mm Czech Glass O-Beads
14 - Crystal Full Capri Rose 3x5mm Czech Glass Gekko Beads
32 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearls
20 - Chalk White Lila Vega Luster 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Beads
6 – Rose Quartz 12x8mm Semiprecious Puff Rondelles
7 - Rose Quartz 13x18mm Semiprecious Puff Ovals

Create the Drops
 
HEDRN1Chalk White Lila Vega Luster Drop(4) - Add 1 – Chalk White Lila Vega Luster 6mm Czech Fire-Polished bead to a ball pin.  Make a 90º bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers 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. Repeat 3 times.

HEDRN2Aztec Gold Drop(4) - Add 1 – Aztec Gold 4mm Czech Fire-Polished bead to a ball pin.  Make a 90º bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers 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. Repeat 3 times. 

HEDRN3Soft Pink Glass Pearl Drop(4) - Add 1 – Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl to a ball pin.  Make a 90º bend in ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers 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. Repeat 3 times. 

HEDRN4Rose Quartz Oval Drop(1) - Add 1 – Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Cap, 1 - Rose Quartz 13x8mm Semiprecious Oval, and 1 - Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Cap to a head pin.  Make a 90º bend in head pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers hold the head pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around head pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.


Assemble the Pendant

1. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add 2 - Chalk White Lila Vega Luster Drops and the loop of the Gold-Plated 6x11mm Loops Tube Connector.  Close the Jump Ring.  

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2. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add 2 – Chalk White Lila Vega Luster Drops and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 1 between the two Chalk White Lila Vega Luster Drops.  Close the Jump Ring.

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3. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add 2 – Aztec Gold Drops and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 2 between the two Chalk White Lila Vega Luster Drops.  Close the Jump Ring.    

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4. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add 2 – Aztec Gold Drops  and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 3 between the two Aztec Gold Drops.  Close the Jump Ring.  

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5. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add 2 – Soft Pink Pearl Drops and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 4 between the two Aztec Gold Drops.  Close the Jump Ring.  

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6. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add 2 – Soft Pink Pearl Drops and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 5 between the two Soft Pink Pearl Drops.  Close the Jump Ring.  

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7. Open one 5mm Jump Ring; add 1 - Rose Quartz Oval Drop  and the 5mm jump ring you added in Step 5 between the two Soft Pink Pearl Drops.  Close the Jump Ring.  

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Create the Necklace 

1 .  Take one end of your Buddy Braids wire and thread 1- crimp tube approximately an inch from the end.  Thread the loop of your lobster clasp.  Thread the end back through the crimp tube.  Using crimping pliers (or any pliers you have) squeeze the crimp tube about a 1/4th of an inch away from the clasp.  Leave the excess you will thread the beads over both ends.

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2.  String the following:

a.  1  - Chalk White Lila Luster Vega 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Crystal Aztec Gold 4x1mm Czech Glass O-Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Crystal Full Capri Rose 3x5mm Czech Glass Gekko Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Crystal Aztec Gold 4x1mm Czech Glass O-Bead, and 1 - Chalk White Lila Luster Vega 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead. 

b. 1 - Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Cap, 1 - Rose Quartz 13x18mm Semiprecious Puff Oval, 1 - Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Cap, 1 - Chalk White Lila Luster Vega 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Crystal Aztec Gold 4x1mm Czech Glass O-Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Crystal Full Capri Rose 3x5mm Czech Glass Gekko Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Cap, 1 - Rose Quartz 12x8mm Semiprecious Puff Rondelle, 1 - Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Cap, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Crystal Full Capri Rose 3x5mm Czech Glass Gekko Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl,  1 - Crystal Aztec Gold 4x1mm Czech Glass O-Bead, and 1 - Chalk White Lila Luster Vega 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead. 

c. Repeat pattern in Step (b.) two times.
d. Add the pendant you created.

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e. 1 - Chalk White Lila Luster Vega 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Crystal Aztec Gold 4x1mm Czech Glass O-Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Crystal Full Capri Rose 3x5mm Czech Glass Gekko Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Cap, 1 - Rose Quartz 12x8mm Semiprecious Puff Rondelle, 1 - Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Cap, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Crystal Full Capri Rose 3x5mm Czech Glass Gekko Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl,  1 - Crystal Aztec Gold 4x1mm Czech Glass O-Bead, and 1 - Chalk White Lila Luster Vega 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead.

f. 1 - Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Cap, 1 - Rose Quartz 13x18mm Semiprecious Puff Oval, 1 - Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Cap, 1 - Chalk White Lila Luster Vega 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Crystal Aztec Gold 4x1mm Czech Glass O-Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Crystal Full Capri Rose 3x5mm Czech Glass Gekko Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Cap, 1 - Rose Quartz 12x8mm Semiprecious Puff Rondelle, 1 - Antique Gold-Plated 3x8mm Fancy Bead Cap, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Crystal Full Capri Rose 3x5mm Czech Glass Gekko Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl,  1 - Crystal Aztec Gold 4x1mm Czech Glass O-Bead, and 1 - Chalk White Lila Luster Vega 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead.

g. Repeat pattern in Step (f.) one time.

h. 1  - Chalk White Lila Luster Vega 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead, 1 - Crystal Aztec Gold 4x1mm Czech Glass O-Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Crystal Full Capri Rose 3x5mm Czech Glass Gekko Bead, 1 - Soft Pink 6mm Czech Glass Pearl, 1 - Crystal Aztec Gold 4x1mm Czech Glass O-Bead, and 1 - Chalk White Lila Luster Vega 6mm Czech Fire-Polished Bead.

3. Thread 1 - crimp tube and 1 - split ring.  Thread the wire back through the crimp tube after going through the split ring.  Thread the wire through the last several beads (see below).  Using your pliers, squeeze the crimp tube about a 1/4th of an inch away from the split ring and an 1/8th of inch away from the last bead to have room for your crimp cover.  Trim the excess wire as close to the bead as you can.

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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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