Funky Dangles Necklace
Creative Beading|Vol 15 No 6
Funky Dangles Necklace

This funky dangles necklace, dsigned by Kathleen Moon, is the perfect way to wear your favourite collection of beads in one delicious handful.

MATERIALS

2m of 1mm waxed cotton cord

2 metal cord ends

5 jump rings

1 parrot clasp

1 toggle ring

Gauge 22 artistic wire

Gauge 24 artistic wire

3 headpins

BEADS

2 disk shaped glass lampwork beads by Carolyn Martin

3 feature glass foil beads

1 tumbled stone nugget

5 large seed beads in black

4 large silver lined seed beads in teal

5 silver accent beads

3 metal daisy spacers

TOOLS

Round nosed pliers

Flat nosed pliers

Side cutters

Finished length of design: 18-20cm or as desired

STEP ONE Preparing the focal bead. Choose one of three glass foil beads to use as the focal bead, along with 1 silver toggle ring.

STEP TWO Make a wrapped loop at one end of a 20cm length of gauge 22 artistic wire, and thread one large seed bead, followed by the glass foil focal bead and one silver accent bead.

STEP THREE Pass the wire through the attaching loop on the toggle ring and make another wrapped loop. Trim the excess wire.

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