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Grapevine Necklace Project
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Grapevine Necklace Project
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Project Description:

Olive, amethyst and antique copper is the perfect triad of colors. Mixing sizes in glass pearls and using wavy copper spacers, I created a simple yet stunning necklace that is sure to be an instant favorite!

Author Shanna Steele
Shanna Steele
Auntie's Beads Designer
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Instructions:


  1. Using memory wire cutters, cut your chain so you have 2 pieces measuring about 6 inches each.
  2. Cut a piece of beading wire measuring about 12".
  3. Toward one end of your beading wire, string a crimp bead and a pamada bead. Run the beading wire through both links at one end of your chain segment then back down through the crimp bead and pamada bead. Crimp.
  4. String an 8mm olive glass pearl, a kenyan spacer and a 10mm amethyst glass pearl.
  5. String a wavy disc, a 12mm olive glass pearl, a wavy disc and a 10mm amethyst glass pearl.
  6. Repeat step 5 four more times. You should have used all 10 of your wavy discs at this point.
  7. String a kenyan spacer bead, an 8mm olive glass pearl, a pamada bead and a crimp bead.
  8. Run your beading wire through both links at one end of the other chain segment then back down through the crimp bead and pamada bead. Crimp. Cut excess wire.
  9. Use your memory wire cutters to cut one of the double links at the end of your chain segment.
  10. Repeat step 9 on the other side.
  11. Open a jump ring. Attach it to one end of the chain (one of the single links). Attach it to the bar portion of the toggle clasp. Close the jump ring.
  12. Open a jump ring. Attach it to the other end of the necklace. Close the jump ring. Add another jump ring for extra security.
Tools and Materials Needed:

12mm Glass Pearl Round Bead Strand, Evergreen (5 pieces)
10mm Glass Pearl Round Bead Strand, Amethyst (6 pieces)
8mm Glass Pearl Bead Strand, Evergreen (2 pieces)
Antique Copper Pewter 14mm Wavy Disc Spacer Bead, Bag Of 10 (10 pieces)
TierraCast Antique Copper Plated Pamada Bead, 8mm (2 pieces)
TierraCast Antique Copper Plate Kenyan Bead, 5mm, Bag Of 10 (2 pieces)
Antique Copper 10mm Double Link Chain By The Foot (12 inches)
Antique Copper Pewter 19mm Toggle With Swirly Bar
Antique Copper Plate Crimp Bead, 2 x 2 mm, Bag of 50 (2 pieces)
Copper Medium Oval Jump Rings, Open, Bag of 10, 6 mm, 16 gauge (3 pieces)
Beadalon 19-strand Wire, 30ft., .018, Satin Copper (about 12 inches)
Nipper Tool
Beadalon Designer Crimper Tool
Memory Wire Shears
Chain Nose Pliers (2 pair)


Material and Supplies Used in This Project:
8mm Glass Pearl Round Bead Strand, Evergreen
8mm Glass Pearl Round Bead Strand, Evergreen
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Antique Copper Pewter 14mm Wavy Disc Spacer Bead, 10pc
Antique Copper Pewter 14mm Wavy Disc Spacer Bead, 10pc
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TierraCast Antique Copper Pewter Pamada Bead, 8mm
TierraCast Antique Copper Pewter Pamada Bead, 8mm
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TierraCast Antique Copper Pewter 5mm Kenyan Beads, Bag of 10
TierraCast Antique Copper Pewter 5mm Kenyan Beads, Bag of 10
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Antique Copper Pewter 19mm Toggle With Swirly Bar
Antique Copper Pewter 19mm Toggle With Swirly Bar
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Antique Copper 10mm Double Link Chain By The Foot
Antique Copper 10mm Double Link Chain By The Foot
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TierraCast Antique Copper 2x2mm Crimp Beads, 50pc
TierraCast Antique Copper 2x2mm Crimp Beads, 50pc
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TierraCast Antique Copper Open 6mm Oval Jump Rings, Bag of 20
TierraCast Antique Copper Open 6mm Oval Jump Rings, Bag of 20
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Classic Nipper Tool
Classic Nipper Tool
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Beadsmith Ergo Pliers, Chain Nose With Cutter
Beadsmith Ergo Pliers, Chain Nose With Cutter
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Memory Wire Shears
Memory Wire Shears
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Beadalon Designer Crimper Tool
Beadalon Designer Crimper Tool
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