Digital Beading Magazine Issue 15 - Page 161

Materials 1 gold-plated green enamel leaf pendant 12 4mm green glass pearls 4 6mm peridot green crystal cubes 2 large peridot green vertical-hole crystal teardrops 10 6mm antique gold filigree bead caps 24 4mm antique gold daisy spacers 5 grams Size 11/0 copper-lined green seed beads 1m silver-plated tiger tail 10 2mm gold-plated crimps 1 toggle clasp set To make Leafy Greens Necklace Cut the tiger tail in half. With both strands together, thread on one crimp and squeeze it closed at the middle point of the strands. Thread on one daisy spacer, one bead cap, one 4mm round, one cube, one 4mm round, one bead cap, one daisy spacer, the leaf pendant, one daisy spacer, one bead cap, one 4mm round, one cube, one 4mm round, one bead cap, one daisy spacer. Thread on a crimp and squeeze it closed with the beads sitting snugly together. Separate your strands and thread 3cm of Size 11/0 seed beads onto each strand. Then crimp the strands together and then thread on one daisy spacer, one 4mm pearl, one daisy spacer, one bead cap, one teardrop, one bead cap, one daisy spacer, one 4mm pearl and one daisy spacer. Crimp again. Now separate your strands and thread each with 6cm of seed beads and then crimp again. With strands together, thread on one daisy spacer, one 4mm pearl, one daisy spacer, one cube, one bead cap, one daisy spacer, one 4mm pearl, one daisy spacer and then crimp. Separate the strands and thread each with 8cm of seed beads and then crimp again. With strands together, thread on one daisy spacer, one 4mm pearl and one daisy spacer. Then thread on one charlotte end and one crimp, squeezing the crimp closed inside the charlotte end. Trim the excess tiger tail. Attach the clasp pieces to the ends of your necklace, using the charlotte end loops.