Multi-Strand Necklace with Mosaic Turquoise Gemstone Beads, Sterling Silver Beads and Assorted Gemstone Beads

STEP 1
String one 8mm round blue mosaic turquoise bead onto a 1-inch eyepin. Using a pair of chain-nose pliers, round-nose pliers and flush-cutters, form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire, creating an 8mm round blue mosaic turquoise beading link. Repeat to create two 8mm round blue mosaic turquoise beading links.

Repeat to create two flat round blue mosaic turquoise beading links using one flat round blue mosaic turquoise bead and a 2-inch headpin.
STEP 2
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 5.3mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the first portion of the clasp and the first loop on an 8mm round blue mosaic turquoise beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 3
Open a 5.3mm jumpring. Pass it through the opposite loop on the 8mm round blue mosaic turquoise beading link and a 12mm textured wire sterling silver loop. Close the jumpring.

Open a 5.3mm jumpring. Pass it through the 12mm textured wire sterling silver loop and the first loop on a flat round blue mosaic turquoise beading link. Close the jumpring.

Open a 5.3mm jumpring. Pass it through the opposite loop on the flat round blue mosaic turquoise beading link and a 14mm textured wire sterling silver loop. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Open a 5.3mm jumpring. Pass it through the 14mm textured wire sterling silver loop. Repeat to attach three more jumprings, for a total of four.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 2 - 4 to attach the beading links and sterling silver loops to the opposite side of the clasp.

First Strand

STEP 6
Using the flush-cutters, cut an 18-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. String onto the wire: one crimp tube, a 1/2 inch piece of French wire and the first jumpring on the 14mm textured wire sterling silver loop attached to the first half of the clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube, leaving one end of the wire approximately 1-inch long. Pull the crimp tight against the French wire and the jumpring so the French wire is formed in a nicely curved tube. Place a small amount of adhesive inside the crimp (optional). Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the short end.
STEP 7
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components, stringing one 4.5x3mm corrugated saucer sterling silver bead in between each component:
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 8mm round blue mosaic turquoise bead
  • 10x1.3 curved tube sterling silver bead
  • 8mm round wooden agate bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 8mm round green mosaic turquoise bead
  • 10x1.3 curved tube sterling silver bead
  • 8mm corrugated sterling silver bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 8mm round blue mosaic turquoise bead
  • 10x1.3 curved tube sterling silver bead
  • 8mm round natural fossil agate bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 18x13mm oval green mosaic turquoise bead
  • 10x1.3 curved tube sterling silver bead
STEP 8
String onto the beading wire one 18x13mm oval blue mosaic turquoise bead.
STEP 9
Repeat Step 7 backwards to create the second half of the strand in a mirror image of the first half of the strand.
STEP 10
String on one crimp tube, a 1/2 inch piece of French wire and the first jumpring on the 14mm textured wire sterling silver loop attached to the second half of the clasp. Pass the wire back through crimp, then pull the wire snugly so the crimp and the French wire are closer to the jumpring. Make sure there is no slack along the length of the necklace. Place a small amount of gel adhesive inside the crimp (optional).

Using the crimping pliers, crimp the crimp tube. Using flush-cutters, trim the excess wire from the end.

Second Strand

STEP 11
Using the flush-cutters, cut a 20-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. Repeat Step 6 to attach the beading wire to the second jumpring on the 14mm textured wire sterling silver loop attached to the first half of the clasp.
STEP 12
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components, stringing one 4.5x3mm corrugated saucer sterling silver bead in between each component:
  • 7x6mm apple nugget chalk turquoise bead
  • 10x1.3 curved tube sterling silver bead
  • 6mm round corrugated twist sterling silver bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 8mm round blue mosaic turquoise bead
  • 10x1.3 curved tube sterling silver bead
  • 8mm round natural fossil bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 18x13mm oval blue mosaic turquoise bead
  • 10x1.3 curved tube sterling silver bead
  • 14x10mm puffed rectangle smoky quartz bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 10mm round natural fossil bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • flat round blue mosaic turquoise bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
STEP 13
String onto the beading wire one 10x10mm faceted square smoky quartz bead.
STEP 14
Repeat Step 12 backwards to create the second half of the strand in a mirror image of the first half of the strand.
STEP 15
Repeat Step 10 to attach the strand to the second jumpring on the 14mm textured wire sterling silver loop attached to the second half of the clasp.

Third Strand

STEP 16
Using the flush-cutters, cut a 22-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. Repeat Step 6 to attach the beading wire to the third jumpring on the 14mm textured wire sterling silver loop attached to the first half of the clasp.
STEP 17
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components, stringing one 4.5x3mm corrugated saucer sterling silver bead in between each component:
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 8mm round blue mosaic turquoise bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 7x6mm apple nugget chalk turquoise bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 12mm flat round botswana agate bead
  • 10x1.3 curved tube sterling silver bead
  • 18x13mm oval green mosaic turquoise bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 20x15mm oval blue mosaic turquoise bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 13x9mm corrugate oval sterling silver bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • flat round green mosaic turquoise bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 10x10mm faceted square smoky quartz bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
STEP 18
String onto the beading wire one 20x15mm oval green mosaic turquoise bead.
STEP 19
Repeat Step 17 backwards to create the second half of the strand in a mirror image of the first half of the strand.
STEP 20
Repeat Step 10 to attach the strand to the third jumpring on the 14mm textured wire sterling silver loop attached to the second half of the clasp.

Fourth Strand

STEP 21
Using the--cutters, cut a 24-inch length of Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire. Repeat Step 6 to attach the beading wire to the fourth jumpring on the 14mm textured wire sterling silver loop attached to the first half of the clasp.
STEP 22
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components, stringing one 4.5x3mm corrugated saucer sterling silver bead in between each component:
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 8mm round green mosaic turquoise bead
  • 10x1.3 curved tube sterling silver bead
  • 8mm round natural fossil bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 8mm round green mosaic turquoise bead
  • 10x1.3 curved tube sterling silver bead
  • 18x13mm oval blue mosaic turquoise bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 10x10mm faceted square smoky quartz bead
  • 10x1.3 curved tube sterling silver bead
  • 18x13mm oval green mosaic turquoise bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • flat round blue mosaic turquoise bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 20x15mm oval green mosaic turquoise bead
  • 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead
  • 20x15mm oval blue mosaic turquoise bead
STEP 23
String onto the beading wire one 6x2mm twisted tube sterling silver bead.
STEP 24
Repeat Step 22 backwards to create the second half of the strand in a mirror image of the first half of the strand.
STEP 25
Repeat Step 10 to attach the strand to the fourth jumpring on the 14mm textured wire sterling silver loop attached to the second half of the clasp.

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