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Bohemia Necklace

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Bohemia Necklace Instructions
Designed by Artbeads

Simple layers filled with jewel colors will warm up winter looks and even add character to summertime style. Wear these two necklaces together to inspire your style with bohemian elegance. With a hint of Eastern European style, you can't go wrong with these pieces layered into your looks. Pair with rich leather, green velvets and embroidered details for a "romantic traveler" look.

Red Necklace

Step one:
Cut a length of jewelry wire approximately 44 inches long.

Step two:
Leave a tail approximately two inches long on the jewelry wire and string on the following pattern:
  • Four fire-polished 3mm beads in jet
  • One 6x9mm cranberry red mix roundel bead
  • Four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet
  • One fire-polished 6mm bead in siam
  • Four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet
  • One fire-polished 10mm bead in Siam
  • Four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet
  • One 6mm siam fire-polished bead
  • Four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet
  • One fire-polished 4mm bead in jet
  • One fire-polished 8mm bead in jet
  • One 4mm jet fire-polished bead
  • Four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet
  • One glass flat hexagon 14mm bead in hematite
  • Four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet
  • One Czech glass 6mm garnet patina finish faceted roundel bead
  • Four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet
  • One fire-polished 10mm bead in jet


Step three:
Repeat this pattern, substituting the cranberry red mix roundel bead with a garnet patina finish roundel bead. Repeat the pattern again, this time substituting the hexagon hematite bead with a glass flat hexagon 14mm bead in garnet. Repeat again, switching the cranberry red mix roundel bead with a garnet patina finish roundel bead. Repeat the pattern once more, switching out the hexagon hematite bead for a garnet hexagon bead.

Step four:
Finish the strand with this pattern:
  • Four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet
  • One cranberry red mix roundel bead
  • Four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet
  • One 6mm siam fire-polished bead
  • Four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet
  • One 10mm Siam fire-polished bead
  • Four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet
  • One 6mm Siam fire-polished bead
  • Four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet


Step five:
You should have a tail left on this end of the jewelry strand, too. String on a sterling silver 2x2mm crimp tube, followed by an 8mm jet fire-polished bead, four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet, one 10mm jet fire-polished bead, four 3mm fire-polished beads in jet and another 8mm jet fire-polished bead.

Step six:
Take the tail of the jewelry wire from the other end of the necklace and string on another crimp tube on this end. Thread the rest of the tail through the beads after the crimp tube on the other end of the strand. Thread this tail through the crimp tube, too. Make sure both ends of the strand go through both crimp tubes. Crimp both the crimp tubes closed to secure your strand. For help with closing crimp tubes, please see our Crimp Tube Handy Tip Video Cover the crimp tubes with sterling silver 3mm sandblasted crimp covers. See our Handy Tip for more help with using crimp covers.

Multi-colored Necklace

Step one:
Cut a length of jewelry wire approximately 62 inches long.

Step two:
This necklace features a colorful, random pattern. There will be nine 3mm jet fire-polished beads in between each of the larger, colorful beads. Create a random pattern to suit your taste. Our necklace features one 8mm ruby deep cut nuggets, two 8mm dark amethyst deep cut nuggets, two 8mm olivine deep cut nuggets, two 8mm fuchsia deep cut nuggets, one 8mm Hawaiian colors deep cut nugget, one 10mm emerald deep cut nugget, one 10mm olivine deep cut nugget, two 10mm green tiger eye deep cut nuggets, three 10mm 2-tone blue deep cut nuggets, three glass flat hexagon 14mm beads in Madeira topaz, one garnet hexagon bead, two glass flat hexagon 14mm beads in cobalt, three Czech glass 15x8mm hexagon bead in crystal with Picasso, two cranberry red mix roundel beads, two garnet patina finish roundel beads, five Czech glass opaque amber Picasso finish faceted roundel beads, two 8mm jet fire-polished beads and three 10mm jet fire-polished beads.

Step three:
You should have a three-inch tail of jewelry wire left on either end of the strand. On one end, string on a crimp tube, followed by nine 3mm jet fire-polished beads, a ruby deep cut nuggets, nine 3mm jet fire-polished beads and one 8mm jet fire-polished bead. String a crimp tube onto the other tail and thread it through the beads after the crimp tube on the other end of the strand. Make sure both ends of the strands go through both crimp tubes. Crimp both crimp tubes closed and cover with crimp covers.
Approximate Size: 40" And 60"
Estimated Time:Less Than One Hour
Difficulty Level:Beginner

Tools & Supplies:
ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters) (ZP49-30F-019)
Micro Crimper (TOOL-102)
Side Cutters - Semi Flush (TOOL-131)
Bead Stopper - 6-Piece Pack (BEADSTPR)
List of Components:
8mm Ruby Deep Cut Nugget (CR-NG003, qty 6)
8mm Dark Amethyst Deep Cut Nugget (CR-NG005, qty 6)
8mm Olivine Deep Cut Nugget (CR-NG007, qty 6)
8mm Fuchsia Deep Cut Nugget (CR-NG008, qty 6)
8mm Hawaiian Colors Deep Cut Nugget (CR-NG016, qty 6)
10mm Emerald Deep Cut Nugget (CR-NG035, qty 3)
10mm Olivine Deep Cut Nugget (CR-NG036, qty 3)
10mm Green Tiger Eye Deep Cut Nugget (CR-NG041, qty 3)
10mm 2-Tone Blue Deep Cut Nugget (CR-NG043, qty 3)
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Madeira Topaz (GH-MAD14, qty 3)
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Garnet (GH-GAR14, qty 3)
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Hematite (GH-HEM14, qty 3)
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Cobalt (GH-COBAL14, qty 3)
Czech Glass Bead Hexagon 15x8mm Crystal w/ Picasso (CR-US008, qty 3)
6x9mm Cranberry Red Mix Roundel Bead Strand (BS-0015, qty 1)
Czech Glass 6mm Garnet Patina Finish Faceted Roundel Bead Strand (BS-0358, qty 1)
Czech Glass Opaque Amber Picasso Finish Faceted Roundel Bead Strand (BS-0341, qty 1)
Fire-Polished Bead 10mm Jet (20pc Pack) (FPS-JET10, qty 1)
Fire-Polished Bead 8mm Jet (25pc Pack) (FPS-JET8, qty 1)
Fire-Polished Bead 4mm Jet (100pc Pack) (FPS-JET4, qty 1)
Fire-Polished Bead 3mm Jet (120pc Pack) (FPS-JET3, qty 4)
Fire-Polished Bead 10mm Siam (20pc Pack) (FPS-SIA10, qty 1)
Fire-Polished Bead 6mm Siam (50pc Pack) (FPS-SIA6, qty 1)
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube (SS-CRM2, qty 4)
Sterling Silver 3mm Sandblasted Crimp Cover (SS-CCOV03, qty 4)

Alternate Products:
These are fun alternatives to those listed above:
Czech Glass Bead Hexagon 15x8mm Yellow-Green Tiger's Eye (CR-US014)
5x4mm Green Turquoise/Red Picasso Roundel Bead Strand (CR-RL191)
11x9mm Matte Crystal w/ Picasso Oval (CR-OV009)
11x9mm Orange w/ Picasso Oval (CR-OV018)
12x9mm Turquoise w/ Picasso Polished Oval (CR-OV023)
Czech Glass Opaque Amber Picasso Finish Faceted Roundel Bead Strand (BS-0341)
Fire-Polished Bead 3mm Bronze (120pc Pack) (FPS-BRZ3)

Purchase Idea Kit Components

8mm Ruby Deep Cut Nugget
8mm Ruby Deep Cut Nugget
Code: CR-NG003
Length 8mm, Width 7mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.26$0.24$0.22
Qty>
8mm Dark Amethyst Deep Cut Nugget
8mm Dark Amethyst Deep Cut Nugget
Code: CR-NG005
Length 8mm, Width 7mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.30$0.27$0.24
Qty>
8mm Olivine Deep Cut Nugget
8mm Olivine Deep Cut Nugget
Code: CR-NG007
Length 8mm, Width 7mm 
Sale Price: $0.16
Price: $0.24
Qty>
8mm Fuchsia Deep Cut Nugget
8mm Fuchsia Deep Cut Nugget
Code: CR-NG008
Length 8mm, Width 7mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.45$0.40$0.36
Qty>
8mm Hawaiian Colors Deep Cut Nugget
8mm Hawaiian Colors Deep Cut Nugget
Code: CR-NG016
Length 8mm, Width 7mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.31$0.28$0.25
Qty>
10mm Emerald Deep Cut Nugget
10mm Emerald Deep Cut Nugget
Code: CR-NG035
Length 10mm, Width 8.5mm 
1-2425-4950+
$0.42$0.38$0.35
Qty>
10mm Olivine Deep Cut Nugget
10mm Olivine Deep Cut Nugget
Code: CR-NG036
Length 10mm, Width 8.5mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.43$0.39$0.35
Qty>
10mm Green Tiger Eye Deep Cut Nugget
10mm Green Tiger Eye Deep Cut Nugget
Code: CR-NG041
Length 10mm, Width 8.5mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.79$0.71$0.63
Qty>
10mm 2-Tone Blue Deep Cut Nugget
10mm 2-Tone Blue Deep Cut Nugget
Code: CR-NG043
Length 10mm, Width 8.5mm 
Price: $0.52
Qty>
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Madeira Topaz
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Madeira Topaz
Code: GH-MAD14
Approx. Length 14mm, Width 10.5mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.25$0.22$0.20
Qty>
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Garnet
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Garnet
Code: GH-GAR14
Approx. Length 14mm, Width 10.5mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.21$0.19$0.17
Qty>
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Hematite
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Hematite
Code: GH-HEM14
Approx. Length 14mm, Width 10.5mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.23$0.21$0.19
Qty>
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Cobalt
Glass Flat Hexagon Beads 14mm - Cobalt
Code: GH-COBAL14
Approx. Length 14mm, Width 10.5mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.21$0.19$0.17
Qty>
Czech Glass Bead Hexagon 15x8mm Crystal with Picasso
Czech Glass Bead Hexagon 15x8mm Crystal with Picasso
Code: CR-US008
Length 15mm, Width 8mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.38$0.35$0.32
Qty>
6x9mm Cranberry Red Mix Roundel Bead Strand
6x9mm Cranberry Red Mix Roundel Bead Strand
Code: BS-0015
6.5 Inch Strand, Length 6-6.5mm, Width 9mm 
1-34-78+
$6.29$5.85$5.44
Qty>
Czech Glass 6mm Garnet Patina Finish Faceted Roundel Bead Strand
Czech Glass 6mm Garnet Patina Finish Faceted Roundel Bead Strand
Code: BS-0358
Strand Length 6 Inch, Length 6mm, Diameter 9mm 
Sale Price: $5.33
Price: $7.62
Qty>
Czech Glass Opaque Amber Picasso Finish Faceted Roundel Bead Strand
Czech Glass Opaque Amber Picasso Finish Faceted Roundel Bead Strand
Code: BS-0341
Strand Length 6 Inch, Length 6mm, Diameter 8.5mm 
1-34-78+
$7.53$7.00$6.51
Qty>
Fire-Polished Bead 10mm Jet (20pc Pack)
Fire-Polished Bead 10mm Jet (20pc Pack)
Code: FPS-JET10
Length 10mm, Width 10mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.53$2.34$2.16
Qty>
Fire-Polished Bead 8mm Jet (25pc Pack)
Fire-Polished Bead 8mm Jet (25pc Pack)
Code: FPS-JET8
Length 8mm, Width 8mm 
1-78-1516+
$1.90$1.75$1.61
Qty>
Fire-Polished Bead 4mm Jet (100pc Pack)
Fire-Polished Bead 4mm Jet (100pc Pack)
Code: FPS-JET4
Length 4mm, Width 4mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.38$2.20$2.03
Qty>
Fire-Polished Bead 3mm Jet (120pc Pack)
Fire-Polished Bead 3mm Jet (120pc Pack)
Code: FPS-JET3
Length 3mm, Diameter 3mm, Hole Size .812mm/20 gauge 
1-56-1112+
$2.44$2.26$2.09
Qty>
Fire-Polished Bead 10mm Siam (20pc Pack)
Fire-Polished Bead 10mm Siam (20pc Pack)
Code: FPS-SIA10
Length 10mm, Width 10mm 
1-56-1112+
$3.29$2.99$2.69
Qty>
Fire-Polished Bead 6mm Siam (50pc Pack)
Fire-Polished Bead 6mm Siam (50pc Pack)
Code: FPS-SIA6
Length 6mm, Width 6mm 
1-56-1112+
$2.65$2.45$2.27
Qty>
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code: SS-CRM2
Length 2mm, Width 2mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.15$0.14$0.13
Qty>
Sterling Silver 3mm Sandblasted Crimp Cover
Sterling Silver 3mm Sandblasted Crimp Cover
Code: SS-CCOV03
Length 3mm 
1-3940-7980+
$0.32$0.29$0.26
Qty>

Alternate Components

Czech Glass Bead Hexagon 15x8mm Yellow-Green Tiger's Eye
Czech Glass Bead Hexagon 15x8mm Yellow-Green Tiger's Eye
Code: CR-US014
Length 15mm, Width 8mm 
Sale Price: $0.37
Price: $0.54
Qty>
5x4mm Green Turquoise/Red Picasso Roundel Bead Strand
5x4mm Green Turquoise/Red Picasso Roundel Bead Strand
Code: CR-RL191
4 inch strand, Length 3.5mm, Width 5mm 
Sale Price: $2.70
Price: $3.86
Qty>
11x9mm Matte Crystal with Picasso Oval
11x9mm Matte Crystal with Picasso Oval
Code: CR-OV009
Length 11mm, Width 9mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.30$0.27$0.24
Qty>
11x9mm Orange with Picasso Oval
11x9mm Orange with Picasso Oval
Code: CR-OV018
Length 11mm, Width 9mm 
1-2930-5960+
$0.34$0.31$0.28
Qty>
12x9mm Turquoise with Picasso Polished Oval
12x9mm Turquoise with Picasso Polished Oval
Code: CR-OV023
Approx. Length 12mm, Width 9mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.28$0.26$0.23
Qty>
Fire-Polished Bead 3mm Bronze (120pc Pack)
Fire-Polished Bead 3mm Bronze (120pc Pack)
Code: FPS-BRZ3
Length 3mm, Width 3mm 
1-45-910+
$3.67$3.40$3.16
Qty>

Purchase Tools & Supplies

ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
ZambaPro® Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code: ZP49-30F-019
Diameter .019 inches, Length 30 feet 
1-23-56+
$12.01$11.19$10.43
Qty>
Micro Crimper
Micro Crimper
Code: TOOL-102
Length 5 1/8-Inches 
Price: $13.99
Qty>
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Side Cutters - Semi Flush
Code: TOOL-131
Price: $10.99
Qty>
Bead Stopper - 6-Piece Pack
Bead Stopper - 6-Piece Pack
Code: BEADSTPR
1-56-1112+
$4.32$3.92$3.52
Qty>



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