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Rainbow Waves

Fancy Jasper Multi-Strand Necklace with Gradient Colors
designed by Erin Gargaro for Dakota Stones
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSimple Stringing
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size20 Inches

Try using packing stape to play around with the gradient colors. It keeps the beads in place so you can easily try different combinations and placements until you find the one you like best.

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Dakota Stones gemstone beads create a beautiful color play in this multi-strand necklace. By separating the fancy jasper beads by color, Erin from Dakota Stones was able to create waves of rainbow color within each strand. Shining gold accents creates a regal touch to this unforgettable design. Learn how to make this necklace and get inspired to create cool gemstone color palettes in your jewelry designs.

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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 Moss Agate Top-Drilled 8 x 12mm Teardrop Strand
Code R1377
Material Agate Brand Dakota Stones Dimensions 12 x 8mm Hole Size 0.8mm Strand Length Approx 7" Sold by the Strand
1 $24.99
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Dakota Stones 4mm Fancy Jasper Faceted Round Bead Strand
Code R1384
Material Jasper Brand Dakota Stones Dimensions 4mm Hole Size 0.8mm Outside Diameter 4.3mm Strand Length Approx 8" Sold by the Strand
1 $6.99
Beadalon Gold-Plated Mini Lobster Clasp
Material Gold-Plated Brand Beadalon Sold Individually
1 $0.19
30 $0.16
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
1 $0.21
30 $0.18
4.5mm Gold-Plated 21 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code GP-OJR04-A
Material Gold-Plated Dimensions 4.5 x 0.7mm Outside Diameter 4.4mm Aspect Ratio 4.1x Thickness 21 Gauge Sold Individually
1 $0.05
150 $0.04
Satin Hamilton Gold-Plated Double Rollo Chain by the Foot
Code BTF-0081
Material Gold-Plated Finish Matte or Satin Longest Link 2.0 - 2.9mm Link Style Closed Links Sold by the Foot Important Occasionally, orders over 5 feet may be sent in more than one piece. No piece will be shorter than 3 feet.
3 $1.69 $1.31
Artbeads Designer Wire - Gold Non-Tarnish 22 Gauge (24 ft. spool)
Code ADW0071
Material Colored Copper Brand Artbeads Thickness 24 Gauge Wire Type Round Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA
1 $4.99
Miyuki 11/0 Duracoat Galvanized Champagne Delicas 8g Bag
Code DB1834
Material Glass Brand Miyuki Hole Size 0.7mm Sold in 8g Bags Place Of Origin Japan Manufacturer Number DB1834
1 $7.47
3 $6.79
Sorry, this item is out of stock.
Soft Flex .014 Fine 30FT Clear (Silver Satin)
Code SF14-30CL
Material Stainless Steel Brand Soft Flex Thickness 0.014 Inches Wire Type 21-Strand Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Length 30 feet
1 $11.99
Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-108
1 $7.49
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1 $7.49
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
1 $13.99
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