Primrose Necklace

Materials

  • Cousin Jewelry Basics: White Pearls, 4mm; Pink Large Hole Beads; Green Large Hole Beads; Light/Dark Pink Beads; Crackle Glass Beads, 6mm; Pink Acrylic Oval Beads
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Silver Findings: Silver Bead Caps, Lobster Claw Clasp, Crimp Tubes, Headpins, Eye Pins, Jump Ring, Extender Chain; Silver Beading Wire

Tools

  • Pliers: crimping, round-nose
  • Wire cutters

Basic Supplies

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Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut 22” length of beading wire. Thread 27 white pearls onto wire.

STEP 2

  • Using crimp tube, attach one end of wire to lobster claw clasp.

STEP 3

  • Make following bead links: four bead cap/pink large hole beads/three pearls/bead cap; four bead cap/green large hole beads/three pearls/bead cap; seven pink oval links. (Note: The three pearls inside of each large-hole bead link prevent large-hole beads from shifting.)

STEP 4

  • Make twelve 4mm white pearl drops and four 8mm pink pearl drops.

STEP 5

  • Attach white pearl drops to pink large-hole bead links and pink oval links. Attach pink pearl drops to green large-hole bead links.

STEP 6

  • Thread following beads onto beading wire: 6mm green crackle, white pearl, pink large-hole bead link, white pearl, 8mm pink pearl, white pearl, oval bead link, white pearl, 8mm light pink bead, white pearl, green large-hole bead link, white pearl, 8mm light green bead, white pearl, oval bead link, white pearl. Repeat pattern.

STEP 7

  • Reverse pattern after fourth oval bead link for total of seven oval bead links.

STEP 8

  • Thread 27 white pearls onto wire.

STEP 9

  • Using crimp tube, attach beading wire to jump ring. Cut 3” length of extender chain; attach chain to jump ring. Connect last pearl drop to end of chain.
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Primrose Necklace
Primrose Necklace