Jesse James Golden Goddess Necklace

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by Jesse James Design Team

Jesse James Golden Goddess Necklace

Can't go wrong wearing gold!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Choose beads and metals connectors to be used in jewelry pieces. For an 18 inch necklace use approximately 50 pieces.
  • 2
    Arrange in desired pattern.
  • 3
    Take 2 inch pinhead wire and put through hole in the first bead.
  • 4
    Leaving ample space on either side cut the wire with the wire cutters
  • 5
    Take the round nose pliers to the one end of the cut wire and with the end of the pliers, clamp down on wire and roll into a circle big enough to stop the bead from going through the hole. Do the same to the other side of the cut wire, cutting the flat part off when necessary. Repeat this step till all beads have wire through them and rolled at ends.
  • 6
    Take one jump ring and flat pliers and open jump ring at the pre-cut.
  • 7
    Take open jump ring and insert them through rolled hole at the end first end of the bead.
  • 8
    While holding the jump ring with flat pliers, take second bead and put the first rolled hole through already open jump ring.
  • 9
    Holding both beads with the jump rings, take round nose pliers and flat pliers and close the gap. Repeat steps 6-9 to get two jump ring through the holes.
  • 10
    Repeat steps 6 through 9, linking all beads randomly to making three chain in a variety of sizes.
  • 11
    After each separate chain is made and ends are defined, attach the chains evenly throughout the main chain, making three different rows.
  • 12
    At the end of each necklace end, link 2 jump rings.
  • 13
    Like with the beads attach one end of the spring ring clasp.
  • 14
    Repeat with the opposite end of chain.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Jesse James Beads Design Elements Bellini 104573690 (2)
  • Jesse James Beads Inspirations Banana Crème 104573688
  • 2.3 mm Gold Cable Chain
  • Gold Rondelles
  • Nicole™ Crafts Jump Rings Jewelry Connection™ 140 pc. Gold 5 mm 104244291
  • Nicole™ Crafts Jewelry Connection™ Jewelry Findings 2 set Plain Toggle Gold 104244090
  • 2 inch Pin Head (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Round Nose Pliers 104584508
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Flat Nose Pliers 104584503
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865