Free Beading Project Idea: Agate And Crystal Set

Agate And Crystal Set

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Agate And Crystal Set
Designer Kristen Fagan
Materials
Soft Flex Extreme 24K Gold Plated Wire, .019 Diameter - 32"
14mm Fire Agate Polished Round Bead - 18 pcs
6mm Gold Plated Light Sapphire Crystal Squaredelle - 20 pcs
8mm Light Colorado Topaz Swarovski Crystal Round Bead from Fusion Beads - 4 pcs
2x2mm Gold Filled Crimp Tube - 4 pcs
18K Gold Plated Toggle with Light Sapphire Crystal - 2 sets

Tools
Regular Crimpers
Cutters
Bead Stoppers

Necklace Instructions

Step 1: Cut 24" of beading wire. Squeeze open a bead stopper and attach to one end of your wire.

Step 2: String one crimp tube and one crystal bead.

Step 3: String one squaredelle and one agate bead.

Step 4: Repeat step 3, eight more times.

Step 5: String one squaredelle, one crystal and one crimp tube.

Step 6: Measure 9" from one end and crimp tube with regular crimping pliers to hold beads in place. Click here for crimping instructions.

Step 7: Bend the design into the natural necklace shape as shown above and crimp the tube on the other side of the beads to hold them in place. Remove bead stopper.

(Tip: If you lay your design straight and crimp, you will crimp it too tight and will not be able to wear it in the natural curved shape.)

Step 8: String one crimp tube and half of the toggle clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube and crimp. Repeat on the other side for the second half of the toggle clasp.

Bracelet Instructions

Step 1: Cut 8" of beading wire. String one crimp tube and half of the toggle clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube and crimp.

Step 2: String one crystal bead.

Step 3: String one squaredelle and one agate bead.

Step 4: Repeat step 3, eight more times.

Step 5: String one squaredelle and one crystal.

Step 6: String one crimp tube and the other half of the toggle clasp. Pass the wire back through the crimp tube. Bend the design into the natural bracelet shape and crimp

Projects not intended for children under the age of 13. The information on this instruction sheet is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed. Soft Flex® Company disclaims all liability from any injury to anyone undertaking the construction of this project as a result of improper safety precautions.

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Kristen Fagan is the Website Graphic Designer for Soft Flex® Company. She is the co-author of Seed Bead Revolution, an artist and creativity coach. She currently lives in Arizona with her husband, their two sons and two dogs. When she's not painting, drawing or beading, she enjoys reading, yoga, exploring the outdoors and traveling. Her favorite stones are Opal, Turquoise, and Quartz and she can't bead without Bead Stoppers. You can email her at Kristen@softflexcompany.com or visit her Website | Facebook | Instagram