Flora and Fauna Necklace, 19"
A mixture of mediums, Chinese Crystal, Designer Acrylic beads and straps of leather in a cool turquoise all combine to create a fun piece for summer wear!
Karla Schafer, Aunties Beads Designer
Tools and Materials Needed:
- Prepare the leather pieces according to the Crimp Ends Video, (2) pieces 6" in length each. (1) piece with (2) eyes and the other with (1) eye and (1) hook.
- Cut a 10" piece of beading wire and crimp one end of the wire into an eye on one of the leather straps, using the magical crimp forming tool.
- Bead the following onto the wire: 5mm ss, 6mm ss, rondelle, 20mm acrylic, rondelle, 4mm ss, rondelle, 4mm ss, rondelle, 22m acrylic, rondelle, 4mm ss, rondelle, 4mm ss, rondelle, 20mm acrylic, rondelle, 6mm ss, 5mm ss.
- Crimp the end of the wire into the second leather strap, eye end to complete the necklace.
Sterling Silver Seamless Beads, 4mm, Large Hole, Bag of 10- 4pc
Sterling Silver Seamless Beads, 5mm, Bag of 10- 2pc
Sterling Silver Seamless Beads, 6mm- 2pc
Chinese Crystal Disco Bead, 20mm, Peridot AB, Acrylic- 2pc
Acrylic Rhinestone 22mm Bead, Green With Blue Flower- 1pc
Chinese Crystal Rondelle Bead Strand, Aqua AB, 9x12mm- 8pc
Natural Leather 2mm Cord, Green Zircon, 2 Yard Coil- 24"
Sterling Silver Crimp End Hook, 3mm- 1pc
Sterling Silver Crimp End Cap, 3 mm- 3pc
Beadalon 49-strand Wire, 100 ft., .018
Crimp Beads, Bag of 50, 2 x 2mm- 2pc
Chain Nose Pliers
BeadSmith Magical Crimp Forming Tool For .014"-.015" Wire