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Mountain Paradise Necklace

Posted by on 2/15/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Mountain Paradise Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Mountain Paradise Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
26 inches of Silver-Colored 0.35mm Buddy Braids
1 – Antique Silver-Plated 15x8mm Lobster Clasp
1 – Antique Silver-Plated Split Ring
2 – Antique Silver-Plated Crimp Tubes
2 – Antique Silver-Plated 4mm Crimp Covers
3 - Antique Silver-Plated Eye Pins 
1 - Antique Silver-Plated Ball Pin
20 – Antique Silver-Plated 6x4mm Decorative Discs
24 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelles
1 – Gold 6mm Glass Crystal Bicone
24 – Gold AB 4x3mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
37 – Smokey Quartz AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelles
1 – Picasso Jasper 8mm Semiprecious Round
1 – Picasso Jasper 18x25mm Semiprecious Puff Oval
10 – Picasso Jasper 12x16mm Semiprecious Puff Rectangles

Create the Pendant

1. Add 1 – Gold 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 ball pin creating as many coils as you can.  Trim any extra.

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2. Open the eye of one eye pin and add the loop of the Gold Crystal Bicone Drop you created in Step 1.  Close the eye of the eye pin.

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3. Add 1 – Picasso Jasper 8mm Semiprecious Round to the eye pin you added the Gold Crystal Bicone Drop to.  Create a loop in the eye pin.  Make a 90° bend in eye pin above beads.  Using round nose pliers 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 the eye of one eye pin and add the loop of the Picasso Jasper Semiprecious Round Drop you created in Step 3.  Close the eye of the eye pin.

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5. Add 1 – Smokey Quartz AB 8x5mm Glass Crystal Rondelle to the eye pin you added the Picasso Jasper Semiprecious Round Drop to.  Create a loop in the eye pin.  Make a 90° bend in eye pin above beads.  Using round nose pliers 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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6. Open the eye of one eye pin and add the loop of the Smokey Quartz Crystal Rondelle Drop you created in Step 5.  Close the eye of the eye pin.

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7. Add 1 – Picasso Jasper 18x25mm Semiprecious Puff Oval to the eye pin you added the Smokey Quartz Crystal Rondelle to.  Create a loop in the eye pin.  Make a 90° bend in eye pin above beads.  Using round nose pliers 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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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 you 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.  Trim the excess leaving about a half an inch, you will thread the beads over both.

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2. Add your crimp cover by placing it over your crimp tube and squeezing it closed.  

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3. Thread the following:

a. 1 – Gold AB 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 3 – Smokey Quartz AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelles, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Gold AB 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 6x4mm Decorative Disc, 1 – Picasso Jasper 12x16mm Semiprecious Puff Rectangle, and 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 6x4mm Decorative Disc.

b. Repeat the pattern in Step (a.) 4 times.

c. 1 – Gold AB 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 3 – Smokey Quartz AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelles, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Gold AB 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle, and the Pendant you created earlier.

d. 1 – Gold AB 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 3 – Smokey Quartz AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelles, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 1 – Gold AB 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 6x4mm Decorative Disc, 1 – Picasso Jasper 12x16mm Semiprecious Puff Rectangle, and 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 6x4mm Decorative Disc.

e. Repeat the pattern in Step (d.) 5 times.

f. 1 – Gold AB 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, 3 – Smokey Quartz AB 8x5mm Crystal Rondelles, 1 – Antique Silver-Plated 1.5x4mm Beaded Rondelle, and 1 – Gold AB 4x3mm Crystal Rondelle. 

4.  Thread 1 crimp tube and 1 split ring.  Thread the wire back through the crimp tube and several of the last beads you threaded (see below).  Using your pliers, squeeze the crimp tube about a 1/4th of an inch away from the clasp 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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5. Add your crimp cover by placing it over your crimp tube 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!!

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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