Spring Mix Necklace Tutorial

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  • Spring Mix Necklace - DIY Jewelry Making Tutorial by PotomacBeads
This bright and funky necklace design lets the spring blooms dance along your neck. String a fun mix of Czech glass shapes, Czech table cut diamonds, Potomac Crystal 3mm Bicones, polished off with pewter end cones and a ball and socket clasp.
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Materials Used To make The  Project

Designer's Material List

The designer's suggested colors & materials:
  • Exclusive Czech Glass Shapes Mix - Spring Color Mix, ~ 25 Grams
  • Czech Glass Table Cut Diamonds, ~ 10 Pieces
  • Miyuki Seed Beads - Silver Labrador Full 15/0, ~ 36 Pieces
  • Pewter End Cone 28x10mm - Etched Long, 2 Pieces
  • Ball & Hitch Clasp 7.3mm - Premium 99.9% Silver Plated, 1 Set
  • PotomacBeads Stainless Steel Beading Wire 7 Strand .018", ~ 6 Feet
  • Crimp Tube Beads 2x2mm - Premium 99.9% Silver Plated, 12 Pieces
  • Step-By-Step Instructions

    The Spring Mix Necklace combines the bright hues of summer in a fun, cheerful necklace you will be tempted to wear every day. Use ends cones and beading cable wire to help to create a seamless transition from multi, to single-strand necklace. 1. Cut 6 pieces of beading cable into 10 inch sections. Take two of those sections and us a crimp bead to create a 10mm loop with a flat crimp on the end. 2. Use the additional 4 strands of beading cable to create 6 inch strands of mixed beaded pieces. Watch the Spring Mix necklace to learn how to finish the multistrand ends and use the bead cones or caps. 3. Once finishing the ends of the single strand beaded sides, crimp the wire to a simple clasp and wear your new necklace. The Spring Mix Necklace is a simple design that features metal cones to conceal the wire as the design progresses from a four-strand to a single-strand necklace. Create the same look, simplified, using fewer strands and a different collection of beads.

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