Triple-Strand Necklace with Acrylic Rubber Coated Beads, Hemp Cord and Silver-Plated Chain

STEP 1
String one 17mm square purple spot acrylic bead onto an 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 17mm square purple spot acrylic beading link. Repeat to create nine 17mm square purple spot acrylic beading links.

Repeat to create the following:
  • Seven 17mm square green spot acrylic beading links, using one 1-1/2 inch eyepin and one 17mm square green spot acrylic bead
STEP 2
Using flush-cutters, cut the following:
  • Two 6-1/4 inch lengths and two 6-1/2 inch lengths of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable chain
  • Two 24-inch lengths of purple hemp

First Strand

STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the first loop on the clasp and the first link of a 6-1/2 inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the last link on the 6-1/2 inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable chain and one loop on a 17mm square purple spot acrylic beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 5
Continue connecting the remaining eight 17mm square purple spot acrylic beading links using a 4.5mm jumpring in between each link.
STEP 6
Open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the last link on the second 6-1/2 inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable chain and the opposite loop on the last 17mm square purple spot acrylic beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 7
Open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the first loop on the second portion of the clasp and the last link of the 6-1/2 inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable chain. Close the jumpring.

Second Strand

STEP 8
Open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the middle loop on the clasp and the first link of the 6-1/4 inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable chain. Close the jumpring.
STEP 9
Open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the last link on the 6-1/4 inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable chain and one loop on a 17mm square green spot acrylic beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 10
Continue connecting the remaining six 17mm square green spot acrylic beading links using a 4.5mm jumpring in between each link.
STEP 11
Open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the last link on the second 6-1/4 inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable chain and the opposite loop on the last 17mm square purple spot acrylic beading link. Close the jumpring.
STEP 12
Open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the middle loop on the second portion of the clasp and the last link of the 6-1/4 inch length of silver-plated 5x3.5mm cable chain. Close the jumpring.

Third Strand

STEP 13
Match up the ends of the two 24-inch lengths of purple hemp. Place a drop of glue into a cord coil, and then place one end of both lengths of hemp into the cord coil. Using chain-nose pliers, gently bend the end of the cord coil around the hemp.
STEP 14
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and a pair of flat-nose pliers, open a 4.5mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the cord coil and the third loop on the first portion of the clasp. Close the jumpring.
STEP 15
Tie an overhand knot using both strands of hemp 6-1/2 inches from the cord coil.
STEP 16
String onto both strands of hemp one 22x17mm tube purple spot acrylic bead. Tie an overhand knot under the bead to hold it in place.
STEP 17
Tie an overhand knot 1/2 inch from the last knot.

Repeat Steps 16 and 17 one time.
STEP 18
String onto both strands of hemp one 22x17mm tube purple spot acrylic bead. Tie an overhand knot under the bead to hold it in place.
STEP 19
Using flush-cutters, cut the hemp 6-1/2 inches from the last knot.
STEP 20
Repeat Steps 13 and 14 to attach the hemp to the cord coil and clasp.

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