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Sparkling Amazonite Necklace

Posted by on 1/5/2019 to Free Jewelry Patterns

Sparkling Amazonite Necklace
Free Jewelry Making Pattern 

By Kim Connors - www.Bead3.com

Sparkling Amazonite Necklace Free Beaded Jewelry Making Pattern

Materials
1 – 26 inch strand of Silver-Colored Buddy Braids Wire
1 – 12mm Silver-Plated Toggle Clasp
2 – Silver-Plated 2mm Crimp Beads
50 – 3x2mm Silver-Plated Rondelle Metal Beads
12 – 11x7mm Gold Crystal Teardrops
8 – 15x10mm Clear Crystal Teardrops
4 – 8mm Gold Crystal Rounds
12 – 4mm Crystal AB Bicones
1 – 20mm Amazonite Puff Coin Semiprecious Stone Bead
6 – 13x18mm Amazonite Puff Oval Semiprecious Stone Beads
8 – 8mm Amazonite Round Semiprecious Stone Beads

Create Necklace

1. Take one end of your Buddy Braids wire and thread 1 Silver-Plated Crimp Bead approximately an inch from the end.  Thread the bar end of your toggle clasp.  Thread the end back through the crimp bead.  Using crimping pliers (or any pliers you have) squeeze the crimp bead about a 1/4th of an inch any from the clasp.  See illustration 1.  Trim the excess leaving about a 1/4th an inch, you will thread the beads over both.

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Illustration 1

2. String the following beads:
1 – Crystal AB Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Teardrop small end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – 13x18mm Amazonite Puff Oval, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Teardrop large end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Crystal AB Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Round, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Clear Teardrop small end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Round, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Clear Teardrop large end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Round, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Crystal AB Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Teardrop Small end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Puff Oval, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Teardrop large side first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Crystal AB Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Round, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Clear  Teardrop small end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Round, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Clear Teardrop large end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Round, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Crystal AB Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Teardrop small end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Puff Oval, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, and 1 – Crystal AB Bicone.

3. Create Center Drop:
a. String 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Puff Coin, and another Silver-Plated Rondelle.  Thread your Buddy Braids back through the Puff Coin and Silver-Plated Rondelle (skipping the second rondelle you just added.  See Illustration 2.

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Illustration 2

b. Pull the Buddy Braids tight creating your center drop.  See Illustration 3.

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Illustration 3
       
4. String the following beads:  See Illustration 4 for the first few beads.
1 – Crystal AB Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Teardrop small end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – 13x18mm Amazonite Puff Oval, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Teardrop large end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Crystal AB Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Round, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Clear Teardrop small end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Round, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Clear Teardrop large end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Round, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Crystal AB Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Teardrop Small end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Puff Oval, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Teardrop large side first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Crystal AB Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Round, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Clear  Teardrop small end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Round, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Clear Teardrop large end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Round, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Crystal AB Bicone, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Teardrop small end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Amazonite Puff Oval, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, 1 – Gold Teardrop large end first, 1 – Silver-Plated Rondelle, and 1 – Crystal AB Bicone. 

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Illustration 4

5. Thread 1 – Silver-Plated Crimp Bead and the round part of your toggle clasp.  Thread the wire back through the crimp bead after going through the loop on the toggle clasp.  Thread the wire through several beads (see illustration 5).  Using your pliers, squeeze the crimp bead about a 1/4th of an inch away from the clasp.  Trim the excess wire as close to the bead as you can.

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Illustration 5

We hope you enjoyed making this necklace!


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