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Crystal Drop and Seed Bead Necklace
designed byCynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSimple Stringing
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size211/2 Inches

This design avoids the use of a multi-strand reducer by simply stringing the center beads onto all three strands of wire.

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With a gorgeous combination of purple, green and gold, this necklace will give your designs a touch of rich, beautiful color. The addition of faceted Swarovski pendants results in a shimmering, elegant design.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
Swarovski 6007 7mm Briolette Pendant Crystal Golden Shadow
Code 6007-CGS7
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 7 x 4mm Place Of Origin Austria
5 $0.97 $0.74
Swarovski 6010 17mm Briolette Pendant Tanzanite
Code 6010-TAN17
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 17 x 8.5mm Place Of Origin Austria
3 $4.32 $3.54
5x4mm Peridot/Amethyst Swirl Roundel Bead Strand
Code CR-RL170
Material Glass Brand Raven's Journey Strand Length Approx 4" Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin Czech Republic
3 $3.29 $2.82
TOHO Bead Round 11/0 Matte Cassiopeia
Code TBRD11-708
Material Glass Finish Matte or Satin Brand TOHO Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan
3 $2.38 $1.78
TierraCast Antique Gold Small Bell Flower Cone
Code GA-5664
Material Gold-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Place Of Origin USA
6 $0.85 $0.59
TierraCast Antique Gold Melody Clasp
Code GA-6091
Material Gold-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Place Of Origin USA
3 $2.65 $1.96
14K/20 Gold-Filled 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube
Code GF-CRM2
Material Gold-Filled Dimensions 2.0 x 2.0mm Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Inside diameter 1.4mm
30 $0.18 $0.16
Beadalon Gold-Plated Jump Ring 6mm
Code JR-G06
Material Gold-Plated Brand Beadalon Dimensions 6.0 x 0.8mm Outside Diameter 6.0mm Aspect Ratio 5.4x
50 $0.05 $0.04
Nipper Tool
Code TOOL-101
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
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