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Czech Glass Saturn Bead Necklace with Purple Enameled Focal Link and Dagger Dangles
designed by Cynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSimple Stringing
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size15 Inches

There are so many fun bead shapes in this necklace! Choosing the different shapes was half of the fun of designing this necklace.

Cynthia's Signature

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This necklace incorporates all kinds of unique bead shapes, including Czech glass Saturn beads, Swarovski bicones, CzechMates Dagger beads, and even some fun TierraCast beads. Cynthia made this piece during a Facebook Live Design Challenge. You can watch the challenge on Facebook. To see the rest of the beads she used in the challenge, as well as other jewelry pieces she made, make sure to take a look at the Chartreuse Finery Live Challenge Mix in our Related Tutorials below.

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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!
CzechMates Glass 5-6mm Jet Bronze Picasso Two-Hole Dagger Bead (50pc Strand) by Starman
Code BEADS-2402
Material Glass Finish Picasso Brand Starman, CzechMates Hole Size 0.7mm Strand Length Approx 8" Features 2-Hole Sold in 50pc Strands Place Of Origin Czech Republic More Measurements Length 15.5mm, Width 5mm
1 $5.27
3 $4.75
Artbeads Sweet Bay Designer Blend, TOHO 8/0 Round Seed Beads
Code ADB0538
Material Glass Brand Artbeads Hole Size 1.0mm Sold in Tubes
1 $4.99
Czech Glass 10 x 8mm Purple Silk with Antiqued Bronze Finish Saturn Bead Strand by Raven's Journey
Code BEADS-4841
Material Glass Finish Antiqued Brand Raven's Journey Dimensions 10 x 8mm Hole Size 1.0mm Strand Length Approx 3" Sold by the Strand Place Of Origin Czech Republic
1 $4.41
3 $3.96
Swarovski 5328 6mm Bicone Light Colorado Topaz Shimmer
Code 5328-LCTS6
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Hole Size 0.8mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.33
20 $0.28
Gardanne Beads Lavender Enameled Brass Oval Filigree Link
Code FIND-2081
Material Color-Plated or Enameled Finish Enameled Brand Gardanne Beads Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $4.99
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TierraCast Antique Gold-Plated Pewter Ethnic Short Bead
Code GA-5531
Material Gold-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Dimensions 9.5 x 4.0mm Hole Size 1.2mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.92
7 $0.80
TierraCast Small Gold-Plated Brass Open Round Jump Ring
Code GF-0024
Material Gold-Plated Brand TierraCast Dimensions 5.6 x 0.8mm Outside Diameter 5.6mm Aspect Ratio 5.0x Thickness 20 Gauge Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Opening Diameter 4mm
1 $0.07
90 $0.06
TierraCast Antique Gold-Plated Pewter Temple Clasp Set
Code GA-6231
Material Gold-Plated Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Hole Size 1.2mm Features 3-Hole Sold by the Set Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.69
3 $2.39
Artbeads Designer Wire - Yellow Gold Non-Tarnish 22 Gauge (24 ft. spool)
Code ADW0082
Material Colored Copper Brand Artbeads Thickness 24 Gauge Wire Type Round Sold on Spools Place Of Origin USA
1 $4.99
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
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
The BeadSmith Casual Comfort Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-0289
Brand BeadSmith Features Ergonomic Place Of Origin Pakistan
1 $9.49
German Round Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-502
Place Of Origin Germany
1 $21.99
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