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Gooseberry Pie

Orange and White Necklace Finished with Chain
designed by Cheri Carlson
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSimple Stringing
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size20 Inches

Too few beads to finish a project? Don't worry! Chain is wonderful for filling in the blanks!

Cheri's Signature

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It might be frustrating when you don't have enough beads for a full beaded design, but there are other options for finishing your project. Cheri demonstrates how chain can make a wonderful option for finishing looks in this necklace design. She paired chain with Dakota Stones gemstone beads and Czech glass. You can see more ideas for how to finish jewelry when you don't have enough beads in this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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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!
Dakota Stones White African Opal Large Hole 8mm Round Bead Strand
Code R1516
Material Real Opal Brand Dakota Stones Dimensions 8mm Hole Size 2.5mm Strand Length Approx 8" Sold by the Strand
1
$10.99
$8.46
Czech Glass 6mm Red Orange Opaline with Speckled Gold Finish Disc Spacer Bead Strand by Raven's Journey
Code BEADS7142
Material Glass Brand Raven's Journey Dimensions 6 x 2mm Hole Size 0.7mm Strand Length Approx 4" Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1 $4.15
3 $3.73
Czech Glass 11 x 10mm Burnt Orange Silk with Picasso Finish Center Faceted Round Bead Strand by Raven's Journey
Code BEADS7095
Material Glass Finish Picasso Brand Raven's Journey Dimensions 11 x 10mm Hole Size 1.0mm Strand Length Approx 4" Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1
$11.31
$8.48
3 $10.38 $7.78
Antique Silver-Plated Textured Oval Link Chain by the Foot
Code SPACH15
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Longest Link 9.0 - 9.9mm Link Style Closed Links Sold by the Foot
1 $2.33
3 $2.06
Sterling Silver 2 x 2mm Crimp Tube Bead
Code SS-CRM2
Material Sterling Silver .925 Dimensions 2.0 x 2.0mm Features Crimpable Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Inside diameter 1.4mm
1 $0.09
3mm Antique Silver-Plated Crimp Cover
Code FIND-2390
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Dimensions 4.3 x 3.4mm Sold Individually
1 $0.09
70 $0.07
JBB Antique Sterling Silver Circle Design Hook and Eye Clasp
Code SSA-CL003
Material Sterling Silver .925 Finish Antiqued Brand JBB Sold by the Set Place Of Origin Israel
1 $3.92
3 $3.51
5mm Antique Silver-Plated Open Jump Ring - 18 Gauge
Code FIND-0463
Material Silver-Plated Finish Antiqued Dimensions 5.1 x 1.0mm Aspect Ratio 3.2x Thickness 18 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin South Korea
1 $0.05
150 $0.04
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code ZP49-30F-019
Material Stainless Steel Brand Artbeads Thickness 0.019 Inches Wire Type 49-Strand Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan More Measurements Length 30 feet
1 $12.99
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
1 $13.99
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1 $7.49
The BeadSmith Casual Comfort Flush Cutter Pliers
Code TOOL-0292
Brand BeadSmith Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Pakistan
1 $10.99
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