Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 1 Hour
How to Make a Three-Strand Copper Necklace
This elegant bronzed necklace combines the shine of pearls and the sparkle of faceted beads into one stylish piece of jewelry. Plus, the neutral amber color makes it the perfect statement necklace to add to any outfit.
Attach 2 bracelets together. Remove the lobster clasps and the jump rings from 3 of the other bracelets.
Cut 3 strands of wire 9", 10" and 12" long.
Add a crimp bead
Slide a crimp bead and loop the wire back through the crimp bead leaving a small loop. Crimp the bead with the crimping tool. Repeat with all 3 strands.
String the shortest wire
String the shortest wire with an amethyst rondelle and copper spiral bead. Repeat the pattern 15 times. End with a crimp bead and a lobster clasp. Loop the wire back through the crimp bead and crimp.
String the 10" wire
String the 10" wire with 3 smoked topaz beads and a copper faceted round. Repeat the pattern 8 more times. End with a crimp bead and a lobster clasp. Loop the wire back through the crimp bead and crimp.
String the last wire
String the last wire with a 6mm pearl, 8mm pearl and a 6mm pearl. Repeat the pattern 12 times. End with a crimp bead and a lobster clasp. Loop the wire back through the crimp bead and crimp.
Attach beaded strands
Attach the beaded strands to the jump ring on an end of the connected bracelets. Add jump rings to the other end of the strands and attach to the lobster clasp on the chain.