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This PotomacBeads tutorial shows you how to create this choker style August necklace using a simple bead weaving technique. The Potomac crystal bicones give a great cascading effect that hangs down the neck beautifully. 1. Use a size 10 needle along with 5 feet of size 6 Dragonthread. Begin the design on the end of the 16” of Potomax curb chain by threading through the first loop of the chain, pulling through until the stop bead sits in the link. Pick up a 15/0, a 2mm crystal and another 15/0, bring the needle down the next link in the chain. Repeat the pattern through the next 10 links. 2. Watch the August necklace tutorial to follow along with Allie’s step-by-step directions to create the choker necklace with fringes. 3. Add wire guards to each end of the chain, connecting the clasp to the wire guard and threading through two more times to reinforce. String down through a couple of the beads. Tie into a knot using the bridge thread and burn down the end. This August necklace is nice and light on the neck. It would be easy to customize this necklace for a gift by using the recipient’s birth stone.