Here’s a quick way to turn organic aquamarine into a springtime collar: String round crystal pearls between each bead. You’ll love the balance of the double-drilled beads, which won’t flip up when you’re wearing the necklace.
Necklace 16 1⁄2 in. (41.9 cm)
- 16-in. (41 cm) strand 20–35 mm aquamarine nuggets, double drilled
- 52–60 3–4 mm round crystal pearls
- flexible beading wire,.014 or.015
- 2 crimp beads
- two-strand slide clasp
- chainnose and roundnose pliers
- diagonal wire cutters
- crimping pliers (optional)
Aquamarine nuggets from Dakota Stones, dakotastones.com. Check your local bead store for supplies.