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Pearl Garden Necklace Project

Part Number:PROJ-SS-127
Pearl Garden Necklace Project
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About This Project

This necklace is simple yet stunning and can be dressed up or down. Use any 12mm glass pearls to get the same effect but in a different color palette.

Author Shanna Steele
Shanna Steele
Auntie's Beads Designer


  1. Cut 2 pieces of beading wire measuring about 6 inches each and 2 pieces measuring about 8 inches each.
  2. Toward the end of one of your 6 inch pieces, string a crimp bead and a faceted rondelle. Run the wire through one of the loops on a fern connector then back down through the crimp bead and faceted rondelle. Crimp.
  3. String a glass pearl, faceted rondelle, bead cap, glass pearl, bead cap, faceted rondelle, glass pearl. Make sure your bead caps are cupping the glass pearl in the center.
  4. String a crimp bead. Run your wire through the loop on a fern connector then back down through the crimp bead, rondelle and glass pearl. Crimp. Cut excess wire.
  5. Apply crimp covers if using.
  6. On an 8 inch piece of wire, string a crimp bead and faceted rondelle toward one end. Run your wire through the last connector added then back down through the crimp bead and rondelle. Crimp.
  7. String the following: glass pearl, faceted rondelle, bead cap, glass pearl, faceted rondelle, glass pearl, faceted rondelle, glass pearl, faceted rondelle, glass pearl, bead cap, faceted rondelle, glass pearl.
  8. String a faceted rondelle and a crimp bead. Run your wire through half of the toggle clasp then back down through the crimp bead and facted rondelle. Crimp. Cut excess wire.
  9. Apply crimp covers if using.
  10. Repeat steps 2 through 9 to complete the other side.
  11. On a headpin, pick up your nugget heishi bead, a leaf bead cap and a glass pearl. Make a loop. Attach it to the center of the connector in the front of the necklace. Wrap the wire and trim the excess.
Tools and Materials Needed:

12mm Glass Pearl Strand, White (19 pieces)
Antique Copper Pewter 10mm Bead Cap With Leaves, Bag Of 10 (9 pieces)
Antique Copper Fern Connector Bar, 12x29mm (3 pieces)
Pewter Antique Copper 5mm Faceted Rondelle Bead Strand (8 pieces)
TierraCast Antique Copper Plate Nugget Heishi, 5mm (1 piece)
Antique Copper Pewter 13mm Roped Toggle
Antique Copper Plate Crimp Bead, 2 x 2 mm, Bag of 50 (8 pieces)
Copper Open Bead Crimp Cover, 3.2mm, Bag of 10, optional (8 pieces)
Antique Copper Plated Head Pins, 2 Inch, 21 Gauge, Bag of 10 (1 piece)
Beadalon 19-strand Wire, 30ft., .018, Satin Copper (about 10 inches)
Nipper Tool
Beadalon Designer Crimper Tool
Round Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers


Customer Reviews

5 Stars
GORGEOUS set
This makes the most lovely necklace. Be sure to make the matching Pearl Garden Bracelet! You will LOVE them!
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Reviewed by:  from Texas. on 6/12/2013
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Materials and Supplies Used in This Project:

Nunn Design Antique Copper Fern Connector Bar, 12x29mm
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TierraCast Antique Copper 2x2mm Crimp Beads, 50pc
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Classic Nipper Tool
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Beadalon Designer Crimper Tool
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Beadsmith Ergo Pliers, Chain Nose With Cutter
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