Digital Beading Magazine Issue 15 - Page 172

Materials 1 antique silver butterfly pendant 16 4mm teal blue glass pearls 10 6mm aquamarine blue glass rounds 14 8mm aqua blue glass pearls 4 aquamarine blue glass pearl ovals 42 antique silver daisy spacers 4 8mm aqua blue glass sugar pearls 1 antique silver hook-and-eye clasp 2 4mm silver-plated charlotte ends 10 silver-plated crimps 1m silver-plated tiger tail To make Blue Butterfly Necklace Thread the tiger tail length through the loop of the butterfly pendant to the halfway point of the tiger tail. Thread both ends through one crimp and slide the crimp down to the pendant. Squeeze the crimp closed. *Onto one strand thread on: one 4mm teal blue pearl, one daisy spacer, one 6mm aquamarine round, one daisy spacer, one 8mm aqua pearl, one daisy spacer, one pearl oval, one daisy spacer, one 8mm aqua pearl, one daisy spacer, one 6mm aquamarine round, one daisy spacer, one 4mm teal blue pearl. Thread on a crimp and squeeze it closed with the beads sitting snugly together. Thread on another crimp and squeeze it closed 4cm along the strand from the first bead grouping. Now thread on one 4mm teal blue pearl, one daisy spacer, one 6mm aquamarine round, one daisy spacer, one 8mm aqua pearl, one daisy spacer, one 8mm sugar pearl, one daisy spacer, one 8mm aqua pearl, one daisy spacer, one 4mm teal blue pearl, one daisy spacer, one pearl oval, one daisy spacer, one 8mm aqua pearl, one daisy spacer, one 8mm sugar pearl, one daisy spacer, one 8mm aqua pearl, one daisy spacer, one 6mm aqua round, one daisy spacer, one teal blue pearl. Crimp after these beads. Add another crimp 4cm from these beads and then thread on one 4mm teal blue pearl, one daisy spacer, one 6mm aqua round, on daisy spacer, one 8mm aqua pearl, one daisy spacer, one 4mm teal pearl. Crimp again. Thread on one charlotte end and one crimp, squeezing the crimp closed inside the charlotte end. Trim the excess tiger tail and close the charlotte end over the crimp. Repeat from * for the other half of your necklace.