Single-Strand Necklace with Shell and Resin Focal, Mussel Shell Drops and Macramé Necklace

STEP 1
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open an 8mm jumpring. Pass the open ring through the hole on the fan-shaped shell focal piece and the dropped loop on the center of the neck cord. Close the jumpring.
STEP 2
Open a 7mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through two 15mm flat round tan shell drops. Close the jumpring.

Open a 7mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through two 15mm flat round yellow shell drops and the previous jumpring. Close the jumpring.

Open a 7mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through two 15mm flat round tan shell drops and the previous jumpring. Close the jumpring.

Open a 7mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through one 15mm flat round yellow shell drop, the previous jumpring, and the right outer cord loop. Close the jumpring.

Repeat Step 2 to attach another shell length to the right outer cord loop.
STEP 3
Open a 7mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through one 15mm flat round tan shell drop and the right outer cord loop. Close the jumpring.
STEP 4
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to attach shell drops to the left outer cord loop.
STEP 5
Open a 7mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through two 15mm flat round tan shell drops. Close the jumpring.

Open a 7mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through two 15mm flat round yellow shell drops and the previous jumpring. Close the jumpring.

Open a 7mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through two 15mm flat round tan shell drops and the previous jumpring. Close the jumpring.

Open a 7mm jumpring. Pass the jumpring through two 15mm flat round yellow shell drops. Close the jumpring.

Repeat Step 2 to create a second shell link drop.
STEP 6
String onto the first cord length the last jumpring on a shell drop created in Step 5, 3 inches from the cord loop. Tie an overhand knot to hold the shell link drop in place. Continue to tie overhand knots 1/2 inch up the cord from the shell link drop. Place a small amount of glue on the last knot to secure it in place.

Repeat to attach the second shell link drop to the second length of cord.
STEP 7
Center a 15mm yellow shell drop over the two lengths of cord in the center of the hole in the fan shell focal piece. Glue the back of the shell to both cords to hold it in place.

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