Free DIY Beaded Necklace Idea by Jamie Hogsett12:26 PM
Soft Touch .019 diameter wire is the foundation for the necklace, with a sterling silver leaf hook and eye clasp, sterling silver 2mm crimp tubes and 3mm crimp covers, silver-filled wire protectors, non-tarnish silver 22-gauge Craft Wire, a sterling silver with topaz crystal flower charm, and silver-plated with topaz crystal Squaredelle spacers rounding out the metal components. Beads used are size 11 seed beads in two colors and peridot 4mm and 6mm fire-polished rounds from Fusionbeads.com; a vintage Lucite 22mm emerald moonglow round and a vintage German Lucite matter deep mint leaf pendant from Beadin' Path, Czech glass flower beads from Soft Flex Company, and gold 5mm round hand-glazed procelain beads from sweet Deb and Fred of Clay River Designs.
Blog contributor Jamie Hogsett is Education Coordinator for Soft Flex Company and co-author, with Sara Oehler, of Show Your Colors. Please contact her at Jamie@softflexcompany.com.