Single-Strand Necklace with Celestial Crystal® Beads, Wood Beads and Porcelain Beads

STEP 1
Using scissors, cut one 18-inch length of 3x1.75mm brown suede lace and thirty-two 6-inch lengths of 1mm brown leather cord.
STEP 2
Pass the end of the 18-inch length of 3x1.75mm brown suede lace through a cord end. Place a small amount of adhesive on the inside of the cord end (optional). Using chain-nose pliers, compress the cord end onto the lace.

Repeat Step 2 to attach a cord end on the opposite end of the 18-inch length of 3x1.75mm brown suede lace.
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass the open ring through a loop on one half of the clasp and the loop on one of the cord ends. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach the second half of the clasp to the opposite cord end.
STEP 4
String one 5mm brown wood round bead onto a silver eyepin. Using a pair of round-nose pliers, a pair of chain-nose pliers and a pair of flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 5mm brown wood round beading link.
STEP 5
String one 42x32mm oval conch porcelain bead onto a silver 2-inch headpin. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating a 42x32mm oval conch porcelain bead drop. Repeat to create the following bead drops, using a 1-inch headpin for each:
  • Thirty-three 8mm turquoise crystal drops using one 4mm green bicone crystal and one 8mm turquoise round crystal
  • Four 8mm ocean blue round glass with turquoise disc bead drops using one 6x3mm turquoise disc crystal and one 8mm ocean blue round glass bead
  • Twenty-four 8mm ocean blue round glass with 4mm turquoise crystal bead drops using one 4mm turquoise bicone crystal and one 8mm ocean blue round glass bead
  • Five 10mm wood bead drops using one 4mm turquoise bicone crystal, one 10mm round wood bead and one 5mm round wood bead
  • Five 10mm wood bead drops using one 4mm turquoise bicone crystal, one 10mm round wood bead and one 5mm round wood bead
  • One 11x4mm brown wood rondelle bead drop using one 4mm turquoise bicone crystal, one 11x4mm rondelle wood bead and one 6x3mm turquoise disc crystal
  • Six 5mm wood bead drops using one 5mm round wood bead
STEP 6
Open a loop on the 5mm brown round beading link. Pass the open loop through the loop on the 42x32mm oval conch porcelain bead drop. Close the loop.
STEP 7
Using square knots, tie each 6-inch lengths of 1mm brown leather cord to the center section of the brown suede lace.
STEP 8
String the 42x32mm oval conch porcelain bead drop created in Step 6 onto the center cord tassel. String onto one half of the cord, one 11x4mm brown wood rondelle bead drop and one 11x4mm brown wood rondelle. Tie a surgeon's knot under the last bead to hold the beads in place. String onto the other half of the cord, one 10mm wood bead. Tie a surgeon's knot after the bead to hold it in place.
STEP 9
String one to two bead drops (created in Step 5) and one 10mm round wood bead or one 11x4mm wood rondelle in a random pattern onto the ends of each of the cord tassels. Tie a surgeon's knot under the wood bead to hold everything in place on the cord ends.
STEP 10
Using scissors, cut the cord close to the knot on each of the tassels.

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