One of the oldest civilizations in the world, India is a mosaic of multicultural experiences and rich heritage. Extending from the snow-covered Himalayan mountains to the tropical rain forests of the south, it is impossible to ignore India’s mesmeric conflation of the old and the new. Walking through the bustling city streets you are greeted by a diverse variety of cuisines, arts, crafts, faiths, and nature. Experiencing different textures, sounds and smells triggered the emotion that prompted these designs.
Pendants – 6010 13×6.5mm Crystal AB (x4)
Beads – 5000 6mm Fuchsia (x14)
Beads – 5328 4mm Fuchsia (x22)
Beads – 5328 6mm Light Topaz (x10)
Beads – 5328 4mm Light Topaz (x30)
Beads – 5040 8mm Erinite Shimmer (x23)
Fancy Stones – 4327 30x20m Crystal Moonlight (x1)
Fancy Findings – 4327/J 30x20m Gold
2 – Hourglass 2 Hole Links – TierraCast® 94-3074-25
1 – Large Open Lotus – TierraCast® 94-3210-26
22” – Beading wire
2 – 1” headpins
14 – medium jump rings
1 – Medium lobster clasp
2 – 2mm crimp beads
2 – 3mm crimp covers
Swarovski CG500 two-part epoxy glue
- Using alcohol wipes clean all off the drop setting and set aside to dry.
- Using one 4327 Pear fancy stone glue into matching finding. Set aside to dry for 24 hours.
- Using 4 jump rings attach 4 of the 6010 Fuchsia pendants to the bottom holes in the Open Lotus, leaving the center hole free. Using 3 jump rings make a chain, attach one end of the chain to the large pear fancy finding and the other to the center hole in the Open Lotus. Using 3 small jump rings make a chain. Attach one end to the large pear pendant component made in Step 3 and the other end to the center link in the cable chain. Using 3 small jump rings make a chain and attach it to the top left hole in the Open Lotus. Repeat for the right side and set aside.
- Using the beading wire slide on one crimp bead and one lobster clasp. Crimp to close and add crimp cover. Slide on one 5328 4mm Lt Topaz bicone bead, then in pattern slide on one 8mm 5040 Indicolite Briolette bead, one 4mm 5328 Fuchsia Bicone bead, one 6mm 5328 Lt Topaz Bicone bead, and one 4mm 5328 Fuchsia Bicone bead. Repeat this pattern 4 times. Now slide on one 8mm 5040 Indicolite Briolette bead, one 4mm 5328 Lt Topaz Bicone bead, one 6mm 5000 Fuchsia Round bead, and one 4mm 5328 Lt Topaz Bicone bead. Repeat this pattern 5 times. Slide on the Hourglass two-hole link in top hole, then slide on one 4mm 5328 Lt Topaz Bicone bead, one 6mm 5000 Fuchsia Round bead, and one 4mm 5328 Lt Topaz Bicone bead, and one 8mm 5040 Indicolite Briolette bead, one 4mm 5328 Lt Topaz Bicone bead, one 6mm 5000 Fuchsia Round bead, and one 4mm 5328 Lt Topaz Bicone bead. Slide on the other Hourglass two-hole link in top hole. Now reverse the pattern to bead the other side of the necklace. Slide on a crimp bead and one jump ring and crimp to close. Add crimp cover.