Digital Beading Magazine Issue 15 - Page 152

Ceylon Dragonfly Necklace Materials 1 blue dragonfly pendant 1 gram Size 11/0 brass seed beads 16 4mm aquamarine blue crystal cubes 26 4mm blue rondelles 2 8mm blue filigree rounds 2 aquamarine glass tube beads 2 6mm aquamarine blue crystal bicones 1 gold-plated hook and eye clasp 2 antique brass jump rings 8 antique brass eye pins 60cm 3mm-link etched antique brass chain Tools Chain-nose pliers Round-nose pliers Wire cutters To make Divide the chain into six 10cm lengths. Take one eye pin and thread on one seed bead, one cube, one seed bead, one rondelle, one seed bead, one filigree round, one seed bead, one rondelle, one seed bead, one cube, one seed bead. Trim the eye pin, if necessary, to approx. 1cm from the beads and make a loop. Before closing this loop, thread on the loop of another eye pin. Onto this second eye pin, thread on one seed bead, one rondelle, one seed bead, one tube bead, one seed bead, one rondelle and another seed bead. Trim the eye pin wire to approx. 1cm from the beads and then make a loop. Before completely closing this loop, thread on one end of one chain length.