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 Collar-Style Necklace with Moonstone Gemstone Beads, Crystal Beads and Seed Beads 

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E75K


Full Moon Necklace
: : : Materials : : :
  • Bead, moonstone, 5x16x27mm flat oval (A)
  • Bead, moonstone, 9x16mm oval (B)
  • Bead, moonstone, 10mm faceted (C)
  • Bead, moonstone, 8mm round (D)
  • Bead, crystal AB, 4mm bicone (E)
  • Bead, crystal, moonstone, 3x5mm faceted (F)
  • Bead, rhinestone and metal (G)
  • Seed bead, Toho, silver­lined transparent matt, size 11/0 (H)
  • Seed bead, Toho, milky white, size 11/0 (I)
  • Seed bead, Toho, milky white, size 15/0 (J)
  • Seed bead, Toho, transparent, size 15/0 (K)
  • Clasp, 4-strand
  • Jumprings

  • Optional:
  • Beads and components, moonstone 
  • Beads, crystal 
  • Beads, metal and rhinestone, beads and spacers 
  • Seed beads 
  • Clasp, multi-strand 
  • Jumprings 

  • The capital letters above are the bead key identifiers, which are referenced throughout the instructions.
    End of Materials List

    Necklace

    Step 1

    Figure 1


    Attach A between 2H (Fig. 1).
    Step 2

    Figure 2


    Bead 10 beads in double needle right angle weave between H on each side of the bead (Fig. 2). Go through all beads one more time (Fig. 2, 2nd row).
    Step 3

    Figure 3


    Bring the thread through H, marked on figure 2 * and work the top side of the bead. Work one row in circular peyote stitch, using K and one row, using J (Fig. 3, 1st, 2nd row). Go through the last bead row for several times and pull the thread taut. Tie off the thread and bring the needle to any H bead, marked on figure 2 *.
    Step 4
    Work the back side in the same way (Fig. 3, 3rd and 4th row). Go through the last row for several times, pulling the thread taut.
    Step 5
    Work all A in the same way.
    Step 6

    Figure 4



    Figure 5


    Embroider three beaded A beads. Tie off the thread in any H of double needle right angle weave chain, marked on figure 2 *. Work the top row in F (Fig. 4). Tie off the thread tail and bring it to any H bead of the chain, marked on figure 2 *. Work the bottom row in I, J, E (Fig. 5).

    Assembling

    Step 1

    Figure 6


    Connect three embroidered A, using figure 6 as a guide. You will get the central part of the necklace.
    Step 2

    Figure 7


    Attach 5A to each side of the central part of the necklace (Fig. 7).
    Step 3

    Picture 1


    Work 2 loops in I on the edge A beads and attach a clasp, using the metal rings (Pic. 1).

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