Digital Beading Magazine Issue 15 - Page 169

Materials 1 green enamel tree pendant 8 8mm green glass rounds 16 4mm green glass pearls 8 antique gold daisy spacers 20 4mm green glass rounds 50cm 2mm-wide green hemp 4 4mm antique gold end caps 1 antique gold toggle clasp 3 6mm antique gold jump rings 38 antique gold eye pins To make Beaded Hemp Necklace Cut the hemp in half. Crimp tube ends onto the four ends of your two strands of hemp. (A) Take eight eye pins. Onto each, thread on one 4mm green glass pearl, one daisy spacer and another 4mm green glass pearl. Trim each eye pin to approx. 1cm from the beads and then make a loop on each. (B) Onto another eight eye pins, thread one 8mm green glass round. Trim and make a loop on each. (C) Take one eye pin and thread on one 4mm green glass round. Trim and make a loop – make 20 of these bead links. Link together the following sequence of beaded links: three (C), one (A), one (B), one (A), three (C), one (B), one (A), one (B), one (A), one (B), four (C), one (B), one (A), one (B), one (A), one (B), four (C), one (A), one (B), one (A), three (C). Open one jump ring and thread on the top loop of three pendant and onto the centre loop of the beaded link chain. Close this jump ring. Thread the hemp strands through this jump ring. Use jump rings to attach your clasp pieces to your hemp and beaded chain link ends.