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May birthstone: Emerald rondelle necklace

SUPPLIES

Necklace

  • pendant, approximately 50mm (Rupa B. Designs, 510-791-6135, rupab.com)
  • 15-in. (38cm) strand 12–15mm emerald rondelles (carved rondelles from Art Gems, artgemsinc.com) 
  • 24–30 6mm bicone crystals
  • 3–10 11/0 seed beads
  • 3–4mm accent bead (optional) 
  • 4 3–5mm large-hole spacers
  • flexible beading wire,.018 or.019
  • 2 crimp beads
  • toggle clasp
  • chainnose or crimping pliers
  • diagonal wire cutters

Bracelet

  • 11–13 12–15mm rondelles, left over from necklace (carved rondelles from Art Gems, artgemsinc.com)
  • 10–14 6mm bicone crystals
  • 4 3–5mm large-hole spacers
  • flexible beading wire,.018 or.019
  • 2 crimp beads
  • toggle clasp
  • chainnose or crimping pliers
  • diagonal wire cutters

INSTRUCTIONS

May birthstone Emerald rondelle necklace Step 1
Step 1
Cut a piece of beading wire. (My necklace is 17 1⁄2 in./44.5cm.) Center a pendant on the wire. If the pendant has a double bail, string an accent bead between the two bails. On each end, string 11/0 seed beads for the bail to rest on.
May birthstone Emerald rondelle necklace Step 2
Step 2
On each end, string a bicone crystal and a rondelle. Repeat until the strand is within 1 in. (2.5cm) of the finished length.
May birthstone Emerald rondelle necklace Step 3
Step 3
On each end, string a spacer, a crimp bead, a spacer, and half of the clasp. Check the fit, and add or remove beads from each end if necessary. Go back through the beads just strung and tighten the wire. Crimp the crimp bead and trim the excess wire.
May birthstone Emerald rondelle bracelet
Bracelet
Cut a piece of beading wire. String a rondelle and a bicone crystal. Repeat until the strand is within 1 in. (2.5cm) of the finished length. Follow step 3 of the necklace to finish.
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