Triple-Strand Necklace with Celestial Crystal® Beads, Acrylic Rubber Coated Beads and Czech Glass Druk Beads

STEP 1
String one 6mm round burgundy glass 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 a 6mm round burgundy glass beading link. Repeat to create two 6mm round burgundy glass beading links.
STEP 2
String onto an eyepin, the first hole of a 3-hole spacer bar, one 6mm round burgundy glass bead, and the first hole of a second 3-hole spacer bar. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire. Repeat to attach an eyepin to the third hole of the 3-hole spacer bar, one 6mm round burgundy glass bead, and the third hole of the second 3-hole spacer bar
STEP 3
String onto a headpin, the center hole of the first 3-hole spacer bar, one 6mm round burgundy glass bead, and the center hole of the second 3-hole spacer bar. Form a simple loop on the straight end of the wire.
STEP 4
Open the loop on a 6mm round burgundy glass beading link from Step 1. Pass it through the first loop on the two loop side of the 3-hole spacer bar unit created in Steps 2 and 3. Close the loop.

Repeat to attach the second 6mm round burgundy glass beading link to the other loop on the 3-hole spacer bar unit.
STEP 5
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the opposite loops on the two 6mm round burgundy glass beading links added in Step 4, creating a triangle.

Repeat Steps 1-5 to create a second 3-hole spacer bar unit for the other side of the necklace.
STEP 6
Open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the toggle bar portion of the clasp. Close the jumpring. Repeat to attach a 4.5mm jumpring to the loop on the toggle ring portion of the clasp.

Side Portions of the Necklace

STEP 7
Using the flush-cutters, cut a 9-inch length of Accu-Flex® beading wire. String onto the wire: one crimp tube, a 1/2 inch piece of French wire and the jumpring attached to one 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 8
String onto the beading wire one 6mm round burgundy glass bead.
STEP 9
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components:
  • 4mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 6x3mm disc blue crystal bead
  • 4mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 10mm round brown spot acrylic bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 6mm round burgundy glass bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 10mm round brown spot acrylic bead
Repeat two times for a total of three sets.
STEP 10
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components:
  • 4mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 6x3mm disc blue crystal bead
  • 4mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 10mm round brown spot acrylic bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 6mm round burgundy glass bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
STEP 11
String on one crimp tube, a 1/2 inch of French wire and the jumpring that formed the triangle on the second 3-hole spacer bar unit created in Step 5. Pass the wire back through the 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. Trim the excess wire from the end.
STEP 12
Repeat Steps 7-11 to create the second side portion of the necklace, attaching the wire to the jumpring on the second portion of the clasp and the jumpring formed the triangle on the second 3-hole spacer bar unit.

First Strand

STEP 13
Using the flush-cutters, cut a 16-inch length of Accu-Flex® beading wire. Repeat Step 7 to attach the wire to the first loop on the 3-hole spacer bar unit attached to the first half of the clasp.
STEP 14
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components:
  • 6mm round burgundy glass bead
  • 4mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 6x3mm disc blue crystal bead
  • 4mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 10mm round brown spot acrylic bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 6mm round burgundy glass bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 12mm round brown spot acrylic bead
STEP 15
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components:
  • 5mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 8x4mm disc medium blue crystal bead
  • 5mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 14mm round brown spot acrylic bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 6mm round burgundy glass bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 14mm round brown spot acrylic bead
Repeat one time for a total of two sets.
STEP 16
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components:
  • 5mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 8x4mm disc medium blue crystal bead
  • 5mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 14mm round brown spot acrylic bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 6mm round burgundy glass bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 14mm round brown spot acrylic bead
STEP 17
Repeat Step 15 and 14 backwards, to create the second half of the strand in a mirror image of the first half of the strand.
STEP 18
String onto the beading wire one crimp tube and a 1/2 inch of French wire. Repeat Step 7 to attach the wire to the first loop on the 3-hole spacer bar unit attached to the second half of the clasp.

Second Strand

STEP 19
Using the flush-cutters, cut a 14-inch length of Accu-Flex® beading wire. Repeat Step 7 to attach the wire to the second loop on the 3-hole spacer bar unit attached to the first half of the clasp.
STEP 20
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components:
  • 6x3mm disc blue crystal bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 6mm round burgundy glass bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 10mm round brown spot acrylic bead
STEP 21
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components:
  • 5mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 8x4mm disc blue crystal bead
  • 5mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 12mm round brown spot acrylic bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 6mm round burgundy glass bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 12mm round brown spot acrylic bead
Repeat four times for a total of five sets.
STEP 22
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components:
  • 5mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 8x4mm disc blue crystal bead
  • 5mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 10mm round brown spot acrylic bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 6mm round burgundy glass bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 6x3mm disc blue crystal bead
STEP 23
String onto the beading wire one crimp tube and a 1/2 inch of French wire. Repeat Step 7 to attach the wire to the second loop of the 3-hole spacer bar unit attached to the second half of the clasp.

Third Strand

STEP 24
Using the flush-cutters, cut a 12-inch length of Accu-Flex® beading wire. Repeat Step 7 to attach the wire to the third loop on the 3-hole spacer bar unit attached to the first half of the clasp.
STEP 25
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components:
  • 6mm round burgundy glass bead
  • 4mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 4mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 4mm heishi silver-plated bead
STEP 26
String onto the beading wire one of each of the following components:
  • 10mm round brown spot acrylic bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 6mm round burgundy glass bead
  • 6mm silver-plated bead cap
  • 10mm round brown spot acrylic bead
  • 5mm heishi silver-plated bead
  • 6x3mm disc blue crystal bead
  • 5mm heishi silver-plated bead
Repeat four times for a total of five sets.
STEP 27
String onto the beading wire one 6mm round burgundy glass bead.
STEP 28
String onto the beading wire one crimp tube and a 1/2 inch of French wire. Repeat Step 7 to attach the wire to the third loop of the 3-hole spacer bar unit attached to the second half of the clasp.

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