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Fading Mirror Bead Necklace

The Fading Mirror Bead Necklace is an elegant interpretation of the ombre trend. The graduating colors of the mirror beads used in this do-it-yourself necklace design create a soft fading effect that is utterly enchanting. With this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a beaded necklace using a series of wire bead links. The faceted mirror beads will twinkle as they turn and catch the light, putting on a dazzling performance every time you wear this piece.

Fading Mirror Bead Necklace
Fading Mirror Bead Necklace
This image courtesy of primabead.com

Project Type: Make a Project

Bead Type: Miscellaneous

Time to complete: In an evening

Bead Technique Used: Chainmail/Wirework

Bead Project Type: Necklace

Difficulty Level: Easy

Materials:

  • #34741012- 32pc 10mm Rondelle Mirror Beads- Green
  • #34741017- 25pc 8mm Round Mirror Beads- Aqua/Gold
  • #34741005- 17pc 12mm Rondelle Mirror Beads- 2-Tone Cream
  • #34718094- 46in Small Twist Silver Chain
  • #34719038- 180pc Eye Pin Silver
  • #34719059 - 145pc Starter Pack- Silver
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Round Nose Pliers
  • Wire Cutters

Instructions:

  1. Cut the following lengths of chain: two 4-5/8 inches and two 4-1/2 inches.
     
  2. Gather one of each chain together using a 6mm jump ring. Repeat for the second set of chains.
     
  3. Using 4mm jump rings, attach a toggle clasp end to each of the 6mm jump rings.
     
  4. Make the following bead links: 18 aqua links, 14 green links, and 11 cream links.
     
  5. Connect the links in the following order: 5 aqua, 4 green, 6 cream, 4 green, and 5 aqua. Link this beaded section to the ends of the 4-1/2-inch chains.
     
  6. Connect the remaining links in the following order: 4 aqua, 3 green, 5 cream, 3 green, and 4 aqua. Link this beaded section to the ends of the 4-5/8-inch chains.
     

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Love this,would suit most people, would look good with pearls also

I'd like to give this a try. I'm a plus size gal and would like to know the approximate length before I give it a try! All of your jewelry is beautiful! Thank you for your time.

Love the color scheme, also like that there is a optimal number of beads hanging from the chain base. Have never understood the short length of beads hanging from a24"-30"length of chain

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