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Moons Embrace Beaded Necklace Free Jewelry Making Pattern

Posted by Rod Connors on 2/2/2020 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Moon's Embrace Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Moons Embrace Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern
Materials
24 inches of Silver Buddy Braids Beading Wire 
1 - Antique Silver-Plated 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
1 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Split Ring
2 - Antique Silver-Plated 2mm Crimp Tubes
1 - Antique Silver-Plated 19x21mm Heart Connector
6 - Antique Silver-Plated 5mm Jump Rings
2 - Antique Silver-Plated Eye Pins
5 - Silver-Plated Ball Pins 
30 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Caps
24 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles
2 - Aqua AB 6mm Glass Crystal Bicone
31 - Aqua AB 4mm Glass Crystal Bicones
15 - Turquoise Colored Howlite 8x5mm Semiprecious Rondelles
1 - Blue Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious Round
12 - Blue Goldstone 13x18mm Semiprecious Ovals

Step One – Create Pendant 

Create Drops

MOEMN1Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone Drops (3) - Add 1 – Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone to a ball pin.  Create a loop in the ball pin.   Make a 90° bend in the ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers and hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around the ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.   Repeat 2 times. 

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Aqua AB 6mm Crystal Bicone Drops (2) - Add 1 – Aqua AB 6mm Crystal Bicone to a ball pin.  Create a  loop in the ball pin.   Make a 90° bend in the ball pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers and hold the ball pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around the ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.  Repeat 1 time. 


Assemble Pendant

1. Twist open the eye of one eye pin and add 1 - Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone Drop.  Close the eye of the eye pin. 

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2. Add 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Cap, 1 - Turquoise Colored Howlite 8x5mm Semiprecious Rondelle, and 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Cap to the eye pin from Step 1.  Create a  loop in the eye pin.   Make a 90° bend in the eye pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers and hold the eye pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around the eye pin creating as many coils as you can. 

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3. Twist open the eye of one eye pin and add the drop you created in Step 2.  Close the eye of the eye pin. 

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4. Add 1 - Blue Goldstone 8mm Semiprecious Round to the eye pin from Step 3.  Create a  loop in the eye pin.   Make a 90° bend in the eye pin above the bead.  Using round nose pliers and hold the eye pin near the angle and bend it around the pliers to make a loop.  Wrap down around the eye pin creating as many coils as you can. 

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5. Twist open one 5mm jump ring; add the drop you completed in Step 4 and the center loop of the Antique Silver-Plated 19x21mm Heart Connector.  Twist the jump ring closed.

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6. Twist open one 5mm jump ring; add the loop of one Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone Drop and the right outer loop of the Antique Silver-Plated 19x21mm Heart Connector.  Twist the jump ring closed.  Twist open one 5mm jump ring; add the loop of one Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone Drop and the left outer loop of the Antique Silver-Plated 19x21mm Heart Connector.  Twist the jump ring closed.

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7. Twist open one 5mm jump ring; add the loop of one Aqua AB 6mm Crystal Bicone Drop and the right inner loop of the Antique Silver-Plated 19x21mm Heart Connector.  Twist the jump ring closed.  Twist open one 5mm jump ring; add the loop of one Aqua AB 6mm Crystal Bicone Drop and the left inner loop of the Antique Silver-Plated 19x21mm Heart Connector.  Twist the jump ring closed. 

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8. Twist open one 5mm jump ring and add the top loop of the Antique Silver-Plated 19x21mm Heart Connector.  Twist the jump ring closed.  

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Step Two – Assemble 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 1/8th 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 - Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Cap, 1 - Turquoise Colored Howlite 8x5mm Semiprecious Rondelle, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Cap, 1 - Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Blue Goldstone 13x18mm Semiprecious Oval, and 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle.

b. Repeat pattern in step(a.) FIVE times.  
c. 1 - Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Cap, 1 - Turquoise Colored Howlite 8x5mm Semiprecious Rondelle, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Cap, 1 - Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone, and the pendant you created earlier.

d. 1 - Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Cap, 1 - Turquoise Colored Howlite 8x5mm Semiprecious Rondelle, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Cap, 1 - Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 - Blue Goldstone 13x18mm Semiprecious Oval, and 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle.
e. Repeat pattern in step(d.) FIVE times.  
f. 1 - Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Cap, 1 - Turquoise Colored Howlite 8x5mm Semiprecious Rondelle, 1 - Antique Silver-Plated 2x6mm 6-Point Flower Bead Cap, and 1 - Aqua AB 4mm Crystal Bicone.

3.  Thread a crimp tube and one split ring.

4. Take your Buddy Braids and string back through the crimp bead.  String the Buddy Braids back through several beads.  Pull the Buddy Braids tight making the chain link close to the crimp bead.  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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We hope you enjoyed this beading project!  For more beads and supplies please shop on our website at www.Bead3.com



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