Description: This necklace design was created with an assortment turquoise art glass beads. Natural brass Filigree adorns the beautiful pendant made from a 35mm art glass cabochon.
Vintaj Natural Brass materials: BC20 7.5mm Filigree Bead Cap, CH30 7mm Etched Cable Chain, CL30 Lobster Clasp, EP15 1.5” Eye Pin, FL390 Full Poppy Filigree, JR40 8mm Jump Ring.
Other bead materials: 35mm Round Art Glass Cabochon, Assortment of turquoise art glass beads.
Tools: Ergonomic rosary pliers w/ side cutter, Ergonomic chain nose pliers 2 pair
Step 1: Create the wrapped pendant.
A: Turn in the edges of the full poppy filigree to approximately the same size as the stone using rosary pliers. B: Set the ruby 35mm cabochon inside the full poppy filigree. C: Crimp down the edges to secure the stone using the chain nose pliers.
Step 2: Link the beads & bead caps together.
A: String your beads and bead caps onto 1.5'' eye pins. B: Trim the excess and form simple loops to complete each bead link. C: Using 8mm jump rings, connect your bead links to one another as shown above.
Step 3: Attach the wrapped pendant to the linked beads.
A: Open an 8mm jump ring using chain nose pliers. B: Slide one 8mm jump ring through each of the top openings of the filigree on the wrapped pendant and close. C: Using another 8mm jump ring attach the pendant to the linked beads as shown above.
Step 4: Complete the necklace.
A: Attach the linked beads to the etched cable chain using 8mm jump rings. B: Attach the clasp using 8mm jump rings.
Techniques: Wrapping, Linking,
Materials: Art glass/Faceted glass, Gemstones,