Monday, April 16, 2012

N is for... New Necklace

Long story short - I used to make beaded jewelry on a regular basis.  Now I can hardly find the time.  But in need of an N themed post, I pulled out my dusty box of beads and put together a new necklace.  

At first, I was skeptical that I could create something worth showing on my blog.  It's probably been a year or so, and my skills are a little rusty.  Yet, as I was gleaming through my bead boxes, I happened to find a package of pretty wooden beads that I thought had potential.  Beads that I had thought would never find a purpose seemed to pop out, and it eventually all came together.

Necklace Ingredients

6 Large Dark, Wooden Beads
12 Medium Light, Natural Beads ( I used Bodhi Tree beads)
2 White Round Medium Pearls (I used plastic ones)
14 Small Round Turquoise Beads
12 Chunks of Turquoise Beads
5 Medium Golden, Wooden Beads
1 Silver Decorative Clasp
2 Crimping Beads
1 Piece of 22" Beading String (I use Beadalon)

It's simple.  I wore it today, and it made me feel good.


  1. Now that just looks like a Hawaii beach necklace to me! Love turquoise and browns together.

  2. Very pretty! I'd love to learn how to do that. :)

  3. Cute necklace! I just gave you an award at my blog today because I like your blog. :)

  4. Thank you, Jaye, Dana and Lisa. I'm happy with how it turned out. It's inspired me to make more!

  5. Wow, Lisa! Thank you so much. It puts a smile on my face to think that you like my blog :).