Nicole's™ Bead Shop Nebula Necklace, Earrings and Bracelet

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by Nicole's™ Bead Shop Design Team

Nicole's™ Bead Shop Nebula Necklace, Earrings and Bracelet

Make a statement with these bold pieces!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Necklace: Cut (2) 8-1/4 inch lengths of the large curb chain.
  • 2
    Using a 4 mm jump ring, attach one piece of a toggle set to one end of each chain.
  • 3
    Make the following bead links: (3) faceted Silver round, (4) faceted Black glass, and (2) Pink/Purple/Turquoise round.
  • 4
    Connect the links together with 6 mm jump rings in the following pattern: a faceted Silver round, a Black faceted glass, a Pink/Purple/Turquoise round, a Black faceted glass, a Silver faceted round, a Black faceted glass, a Pink/Purple/Turquoise round, a Black faceted glass and a Silver faceted round.
  • 5
    Using a 6 mm jump ring, connect one end of the bead link chain to the 6th link on the opposite end of the chain from step 2. Repeat for the opposite end of the bead link chain.
  • 6
    Remove (2) links from the remaining length of the large Silver curb chain. These are going to be used as large lump rings. Connect one link to each end of the Blue acrylic chain.
  • 7
    Using a 4 mm jump ring, attach one end of the Blue chain (using the Silver chain link) to the 4th link from the end of one side of the large Silver curb chain. This should be under the attached bead link chain from step 5. Repeat for the opposite end of the Blue chain length.
  • 8
    Remove the bow charms from the Silver chain with Blue bead drops.
  • 9
    Using a 6 mm jump ring, attach a large Black teardrop pendant to the center link of the Silver chain with Blue bead drops.
  • 10
    Make the following bead drops: (4) Pink/Purple/Turquoise round and (3) matte Black round.
  • 11
    Attach these drops at random to the chain.
  • 12
    Using a 4 mm jump ring attach one side of the beaded chain to the last link of the Silver curb chain, under the Blue acrylic chain. Repeat for the opposite end of the beaded chain.
  • 13
    Earring (make 2): Cut an 11 link length of the large Silver curb chain.
  • 14
    Make one bead link with the following pattern, a Gunmetal twist glass bead, a Blue Shamballa bead, and a Gunmetal twist glass bead.
  • 15
    Attach each end of the bead link to opposite ends of the chain length from step 13.
  • 16
    Attach an earring wire to the center link of the chain length.
  • 17
    Cut a 25 inch length of memory wire using memory wire cutters.
  • 18
    Form a loop at one end of the memory wire.
  • 19
    Thread the following pattern onto the wire: a Metallic Blue faceted, a Silver faceted, a Metallic Blue faceted, a Pink/Purple/Turquoise round, a Metallic Blue faceted, a Silver faceted, a Black faceted, a Pink/Purple/Turquoise round, a Black faceted, a Metallic Gunmetal glass twist, a Metallic Blue faceted, a Matte Black round, a Metallic Blue faceted, a Pink/Purple/Turquoise round, a small Blue glass round, a Silver faceted, a Black faceted, a Pink/Purple/Turquoise round, a 4 mm Metallic Silver bicone, a Matte Black round, a 4 mm Metallic Silver bicone, a small Black glass round, a Pink/Purple/Turquoise round, a small Blue glass round, a large Blue glass round, a Black faceted, a Metallic Blue faceted, a Black faceted, a rhinestone embellished Black large hole bead, a Black faceted, a Pink/Purple/Turquoise round, and a Black faceted.
  • 20
    Thread on a large Purple disc. (Tip: the end of the memory wire you are threading through the bead might have to be flattened with your pliers a little to allow it to pass through the large disc bead.)
  • 21
    Thread on the pattern from step 19 in the reverse order.
  • 22
    Trim the memory wire approximately 1/4 inch past the last bead. Form a loop at this end of the wire.
  • 23
    Make the following: a Black faceted bead link, a Silver faceted bead link and a Pink/Purple/Turquoise round bead drop. Attach them together in that order.
  • 24
    Using a 6 mm jump ring, attach the beaded length to one loop at the end of the memory wire.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole's™ Bead Shop 10 mm Glass Round Beads Purple/Pink/Teal 21 pc. 104800655
  • Nicole's™ Bead Shop Acrylic Glass Bead Strand Blue 23 pc. 104800845
  • Nicole's™ Bead Shop Acrylic Glass Faceted Bead Strand Purple/Black 22 pc. 104800867
  • Nicole's™ Bead Shop Acrylic Glass Faceted Beads Blue/Black/Silver 231 pc. 104800869
  • Nicole's™ Bead Shop Silver Chain with Blue Bow Drops 13 pc. 104801621
  • Nicole's™ Bead Shop Acrylic Flat Chain Blue 10 pc. 104801537
  • Metal Open Teardrop Accents Black (2 pieces)
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Memory Wire Silver Large 104789816
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Silver Link Chain 50 inch 104789773
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Starter Pack Bright Silver 59 pc. 104563639
  • Cousin Jewelry Basics Head/Eye Pins Bright Silver 130 pc. 104563091
  • Cousin Tool Basics Value Pack 3 pc. 104257385
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Flat Nose Pliers 104584503
  • Memory Wire Cutters