N0229 - Ice Storm Necklace - Designer: Jeanne Holland

by VJMco January 21, 2020

Add glamour with this project inspired by the beautiful shades of icy blue reflected in the glistening luster left by an ice storm. Use filigree cones to cluster strands of seed beads and pearls.

Natural brass beads & findings:
BC30- 16mm Filigree Bead Cap
BC40- 12mm Filigree Bead Cap
BD30- 4mm Melon Bead
BD180- 2mm Round Crimp
CH50- 10mm Round Link Chain
C2H80-Fleur De Lis Connector EP1- 1"Eye Pin
HP1- 1” Head Pin
HP2-2” Head Pin
JR10-4mm Jump Ring/Spacer
JR20- 4.5mm Jump Ring
JR50- 10mm Jump Ring
TB50-Noveau Swirls Toggle Bar
TR50-Noveau Swirls Toggle Ring

Tools & Supplies:
TS-03 - Ergonomic Rosary Plier, Round with Cutter
TS-04 - Ergonomic Chain Nose Plier with Cutter
TS-05 – 19 Strand Bronze Beading Wire

Other materials:
Assorted art glass and freshwater pearls
Seed beads
Satin AB Swarovski crystal bi-cones
20mm aquamarine faceted bead
23mm Art glass bead


Step 1: Create four beaded strands. A: String one 14 inch strand of art glass, natural brass and fresh water pearls; crimp.
B: String three 14 inch strands of seed beads; crimp.

Step 2: Create one linked strand.
A: Use 1” eye pins and crystal bi-cones to create seven bead links. (see basic linking on the tips & techniques page)
B: Use 4.5mm jump rings to attach the seven beaded links to eight fleur de lis connectors.

Step 4: Cluster the beaded and linked strands.
A: Use a 4.5mm jump ring to attach one end of the linked and strung sections to an 1” eye pin.
B: String the filigree cone and one 4mm melon bead onto the eye pin; form a simple loop.(see basic linking on the tips and techniques page)
C: Repeat steps A and B for the opposite ends of the strands.

Step 3: Attach the toggle.
A: Create a beaded drop by stringing one aquamarine faceted bead, one 16mm filigree bead cap and one 12mm filigree bead cap onto a 2” head pin; form a coiled loop. Use a 10mm jump ring to attach the drop to the nouveau swirls toggle ring.
B: Use a 1” head pin to form a coiled loop on the nouveau swirls toggle bar.
C: Use 4.5mm jump rings to attach the toggle to the necklace.

Your necklace is complete, Enjoy!

Techniques: Linking, Stringing,

Materials: Pearls/Crystals, Gemstones, Seed Beads, Stickers,

Products Used:

  • TB50
  • TR50
  • CN10
  • C2H80
  • BD30